Apply for a CT Demolition License

Overview

Businesses that engage in demolition operations are required to obtain a license pursuant to C. G. S. Chapter 541 Sections 29-401 through 29-403

A license is not required for: 

  • the disassembling, transportation and reconstruction of historic buildings for historic purposes; 
  • the demolition of farm buildings; 
  • the renovation, alteration or reconstruction of a single-family residence; 
  • the removal of underground petroleum storage tanks; 
  • the burning of a building or structure as part of an organized fire department training exercise; 
  • the demolition of a single-family residence or outbuilding by an owner of such structure provided it does not exceed a height of thirty feet.