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Building & Land Use


F/T Building Official

The Town of Thomaston and the Town of Watertown have an immediate opening for a shared Building Official. This position will work part-time hours in both towns that together will equal a full-time schedule.  Responsibilities to include inspections, enforcing the State building code, issuing permits, and issuing notices and orders to remove illegal or unsafe conditions. Must have strong working knowledge of the State Building Code and possess a valid State of Connecticut Building Official certification. Competitive salary, health benefits, paid holidays, use of Town vehicle, and great work environment.  Interested applicants may obtain an application form on the town website at Please submit a resume and a completed application to: V. Carey, HR, Town of Thomaston, 158 Main Street, Thomaston, CT 06787.


(Updated May 19, 2021)

The Building & Land Use Office is open to the public during normal Town Hall business hours.  In order to continue assisting our residents and their contractors in a safe but expeditious manner, we have instituted the following:

  • Please wait in the hallway outside the office door if someone is already present and being served in the office


The Building and Land Use Department is responsible for issuing permits for construction and renovations of buildings and alterations to land within the Town of Thomaston. Department staff enforces building, zoning, and inland wetlands codes and regulations for the town. The office also serves as a contact point for planning and economic development activities within the town. For further information, click on one of the following links: