Building and Engineering Department:


William Thody- Building Official

James Portley - Town Engineer


50 Boston Street, Guilford, CT 06437

Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone: (203) 453-8029

Fax: (203) 453-8034


Not: Applications are not accepted after 3 p.m.

Building Employees


Engineering Employees

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Building Official

The building official must be certified by the state as a building official.  The building official administers the town's building inspection program adhering to and enforcing all code requirements of the State of Connecticut relating to building construction.


Additional responsibilities include administering and enforcing all related state codes for the safety, health and welfare of persons and properties in town, supervising departmental policies and procedures, and providing technical assistance to town officials.

Town Engineer

The engineer plans, directs and coordinates engineering contracts and construction projects, including bridges, sanitary and marine development.  This official provides technical consultation to town boards and commissions and serves as town liaison with various state agencies.

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