DPW Permits

The Department of Public Works Permit Division oversees a number of permits issued by the City of Norwalk. For information on all permits issued by the Department of Public Works, including fees, applications, and or supporting documents needed, where applicable, click the links below. 

If you would like to schedule an appointment or inspection, or should you have any questions, please contact DPW Permits at DPWpermits@norwalkct.gov or (203) 854-4161, or visit our City of Norwalk - Click & Request. Please provide 24-hour’s notice to guarantee an inspection.

If you are planning any construction projects, please schedule a minimum of two (2) weeks to complete your application; plan review, and permit issuance for most construction jobs.


Permit Division will work with walk-in customers during the following times:
Monday: 8:30 am to 12:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am to 12:00 pm
Wednesday: No Walk-in Hours
Thursday: 8:30 am to 12:00 pm
Friday: No Walk-in Hours 

Forms, Permits & Applications
 DPW Permit Application DPW Permit Provisions (January 30, 2015)
 Permit Insurance and Bond Requirements  Roadway Restoration Fees 
 Sanitary Sewer Lateral Tie Card (Blank) Sanitary Sewer Main Extension Policy
 Streets Requiring Police Traffic Control Sanitary Sewer and Manhole Testing Requirements

Checklist Requirements  

Stormwater System Design Plan and Report Checklist

Erosion and Sediment Control Plan Checklist

Additional General Resources  

City of Norwalk Standards, Details & Specifications  

Water Pollution Control Services (WPCA)  

Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD)  

Google Maps