Residential and Commercial Inspections

Based on recommendations by the State of Connecticut Building Inspector

(Effective 3/18/2020) Residential and Commercial Inspections

This guideline applies to interior residential inspections for both the City of Groton Building and Zoning Department and City of Groton Fire Department.

  • Due to the COVID-19 preventive measures implemented by the City of Groton, which includes the closure of the City Hall facility to the public, all interior residential inspections for single family homes and occupied multi-family units are suspended until further notice.
  • Outdoor inspections for residential properties will continue at this time.
  • New commercial construction inspections will continue at this time.


To schedule any inspections for outdoor residential properties or commercial construction, please email the respective department to schedule said inspection.


Should any member of a household, or construction staff member becomes ill, please call (860-446-4104) to cancel the inspection.

Please continue to check the City of Groton website at for all updates. Staff will be responding to email and telephone calls to address any questions or special circumstances.

Your cooperation during this uncertain and ever-changing time is greatly appreciated.

Thank you.