Building Department

   Office Hours   
  Monday,Tuesday Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
 Thursday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
 Friday 8:30 am - 12:30 pm 


               Need specific Building Official's attention, call 203-736-1481, at least  48 hours in advance  , for appointments and availability.    

   Daily inspections are conducted between the hours of 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM          

Temporary Building Permit Application

***Credit cards are accepted, please note there will be a $3.95 fee  for visa debit and 2.50% on any other type of card.***  

Joseph Ballaro
Building Official
Blight Enforcement Agent
ADA Coordinator 


Sarah Carey

Zoning Enforcement Officer
Inland-Wetland Enforcement Officer


Lisa Narowski     
Building Department Secretary

Facilities Inspectors:      

Andy Cota       

Jim Watson   

Mission Statement          

To provide high quality, efficient and comprehensive services through technology, communications and professionalism to ensure continuing enhancement of the quality of life for our taxpayers.  

Click here  to access GIS and Real Property Information  

The Valley Council Of Governments GIS Map Service allows internet users to obtain property assessment information as well as zoning, environmental, and planimetric data.

A complete set of the Zoning Regulations or Subdivision Regulations may be purchased at City Hall or viewed by clicking on the links below:

Zoning Regulations: Derby Zoning Regulations - Updated to 01-28-2020

Subdivision Regulations:  Derby Subdivision Regulations - Updated to 02-21-1992

Zoning Map:   Derby Zoning Map - Updated to 02-23-2021 

State Bridge Program.pdf   

Pool Regulations - for reference purposes only 
167-12-167-27 Garbage Ordinance 
Fence Regulations - for reference purposes only  

Section 186-7 Parking of trailers, campers, recreational vehicles, and commercial motor vehicles.pdf


For information on the Americans with Disabilities Act please click  here 
Accessibility of State and Local Government Websites to People with Disabilities 
Information and Technical Assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act click  here  

For Dumpster Permits please contact the  Derby Police Department   

Occupancy Permit Ordinance

   § 125-4. Occupancy permit required.   
   A.  Prior to any person, corporation or entity occupying or offering for occupancy any building or portion of an apartment or dwelling unit in any structure containing     two or more housing units, after a vacancy an occupancy permit for the apartment or dwelling unit shall be obtained from the Building Official  
   B.  A permit is not required for any structure occupied by the owner thereof and containing two or less housing units.  
   C.  A permit is not required for any structure which has been constructed or substantially reconstructed within the ten year period immediately before the date such occupancy permit would otherwise be required under this section.