Building Department

The Building Department is open to the public for file research, permitting, and staff assistance on:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:30am - 4:30pm 

Thursday Noon - 6:30pm (closed 8:30am - Noon for administrative office hours)

Friday 8:30am - 1:30pm 

Permitting: Apply online (click here)! All permitting is applied for using the newly enhanced online permitting system for permit submissions.  See Apply for a Permit in the left side bar for more details. You can also use this link to search what permits may have been pulled for a property since 2011.

Other Online Permitting (Land Use & EHHD):

Applying to the Land Use Department for Zoning (Driveways, Home Occupation Permitting and Zoning Only Permitting) or Wetland approvals

Applying to the Eastern Highland Health District for permitting that is associated to a submittal to the Building or Land Use departments (click on the following link)...


The Building Department provides several services, some of which require a form or permit. The following documents are available:


Building / mechanical permit$15 per $1,000 of materials and labor (includes state fee)
Moving of building$15 per $1,000 of labor (includes state fee)
Demolition$15 per $1,000 of assessed value of the structure (Minimum fee of $15, maximum fee of $150)
Solid fuel stove, gas, or liquid inserts$30 without chimney work (no liner, existing)
$45 with chimney work (liner or listed chimney system)
Repeat inspections / returned visits$25

When submitting a payment, please make checks payable to the Town of Coventry. If the payment is for EHHD, the check must be made out to EHHD and either mailed or dropped off at Mansfield Town Hall/ EHHD, 4 South Eagleville Rd., Storrs-Mansfield, CT 06268