Certificates of Occupancy

Multi-Dwelling Units


Section 30A-1 of the Norwalk City Code states no apartment in any apartment house containing three or more housing units shall be occupied for human habitation after a vacancy until a certificate of occupancy has been issued by the director of health of this municipality, or by an assistant designated by him to administer the provisions of this section, certifying that such apartment conforms to the requirements of the applicable housing ordinances of this city.

Application can be made on a form provided by the Department of Health Housing Section. After the payment of a fee, inspections can be scheduled with a housing inspector and will be made within three working days. The provisions of this ordinance shall not apply to any apartment house occupied by the owner thereof and containing three or less housing units.

Visit the Forms Library for additional permits and documents related to occupancy regulations.

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For additional information concerning certificates of occupancy, please contact Housing Code Enforcement at (203) 854-7821.