To improve the quality of life for the people of Enfield by advancing public health and safety through effective building code enforcement.
The Division of Building Inspection is a public safety law enforcement agency that exercises the police powers of the state over the built environment. The division regulates public safety, health, and welfare in the built environment through evaluation of structural strength, adequate means of egress, physical accessibility, sanitary equipment, lighting, ventilation, energy conservation, and fire safety.
The division performs plan reviews for construction of homes, buildings, and other structures to ensure compliance with the Connecticut General Statutes and the Connecticut State Building Code. Compliance inspections are done during and at the completion of construction. In general, the Division of Building Inspection strives to secure safety to life and property from hazards incident to the design, erection, repair, removal, demolition, or occupancy of buildings, structures, or premises.