Logo for: Town of Wallingford

Building Department


45 South Main Street
Room #G-40


Office Hours:

Mon thru Fri, 8 am - 5 pm

Permit Hours:

Mon thru Fri, 8 am - 5 pm


Tel: (203) 294-2005
Fax: (203) 294-2095

Building Official & Housing Code Administrator: Justin Rossetti
Assistant Building Official: Lou Coppola, Sr.
Housing Code Inspector: Peter LeClerc
Electrical Inspector: John Planeta


Department Responsibilities

Building Official & Housing Code Administrator:

  1. Answers homeowners', architects' and builders' code questions.
  2. Reviews all building and site plans for new or remodeling construction so as to comply with building, fire and zoning regulations.
  3. Reviews permit applications.
  4. Issues:
    • Building/demolition permits
    • Certificate of Occupancy (C.O.s)
    • Housing Code Certificates of Compliance (C of Cs)
  5. Conducts all required inspections.
  6. Enforces Connecticut State Building Code. 

Assistant Building Official:

  1. Answers homeowners, builders and architects with code questions.
  2. Reviews building plans.
  3. Issues:
    • Mechanical permits
    • Building permits
    • Permits and inspect coal, woodstoves and inserts
  4. Conducts all required inspections.

Housing Code Inspector:

  1. Inspects rented property for code compliance.
  2. Investigates complaints regarding residential code violation.
  3. Issues Certificates of Compliance

Electrical Inspector:

  1. Reviews building plans for electrical installations.
  2. Issues electric permits.
  3. Inspects all electrical installations for code compliance.
  4. Assists Fire Prevention Bureau in detecting cause of fires.
  5. Works closely with Electric Division on service installations.