Building Department

   Office Hours   
  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
 Friday: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm 


If you need a specific Building Official's attention, please call 203-736-1481

at least 48 hours in advance for appointments and availability.

Inspections are conducted on Tuesdays and Thursdays between the hours of 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Click here to apply for a Building Permit

***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 


Kevin White

Acting Zoning Enforcement Officer
Acting Inland-Wetland Enforcement Officer


Lisa Narowski     
Building Department Secretary

Facilities Inspectors:      

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.

GIS and Real Property Information

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 02-05-2022

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

Zoning Map:  Derby Zoning Map - Updated to 11-05-2021

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

For more information regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act, please click  here 

For Information and Technical Assistance regarding the ADA, please click  here 

Accessibility of State and Local Government Websites to People with Disabilities 

Bridges - State Bridge Program:  State Bridge Program

Fence Regulations:  Fence Regulations - for reference purposes only

Garbage Ordinance:  Section 167-12-167-27 - Garbage Ordinance

Occupancy Permit Ordinance: Section 125-4 - Occupancy Permit Required   

§ 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.  

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

Swimming Pool Regulations:  Swimming Pool Regulations - for reference purposes only