Sheds

Shed Permit Information

Permits are required for sheds of any size. The category of sheds includes:

  • Tool sheds
  • Garden sheds
  • Storage buildings
  • Cabanas
  • Gazebos

Zoning regulations govern the placement of sheds on your property. The regulations differ as to zoning districts; the Zoning Enforcement Officer can answer your questions pertaining to these regulations by calling 860-742-4062. There are also specific Public Health Code Regulations that must be complied with. The sanitarian can answer your questions pertaining to these regulations by calling 860-742-4064.

Requirements

The construction plans must include a framing detail, roof construction and foundation plan.

Prefabricated Sheds

  • A copy of the specifications detailing how the shed was constructed is required.

Note

If the shed exceeds 600 square feet, a foundation with frost protection is required. For further information, please speak with a building official by calling 860-742-4064.