What types of permits does the New Haven Planning Department issue?

New residential, commercial, and industrial buildings and additions. Parking lots and expansions. Sheds, fences, pools, decks, porches, signage, ground mounted solar panels, and cell towers. Any expansion of an existing use, a new use, or a change of use. When in doubt, the Planning Department should be contacted. 

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1. I am a resident and am thinking of improving my property. Do I need a permit?
2. I am having a new home built and need to close on the property but the home is not complete. Will I still be able to get a Certificate of Compliance?
3. What about commercial and industrial projects?
4. What types of inspections will be required during the construction of my project?
5. What types of permits does the New Haven Planning Department issue?
6. Where can I find zoning information for properties within New Haven's planning jurisdiction?
7. Who should I contact regarding building permits and building codes?
8. How do I request a zoning verification letter?
9. Are there site plans available for the new homes being built in my subdivision?
10. What do I do if I have concerns about the setback of the new home in relation to my property?
11. How do I comment on a current project proposal?