Building & Permitting Services
Welcome to Building and Permitting Services, a division of Community Development.
The City of Ridgefield is committed to providing a modern and efficient process for receiving, reviewing, and issuing building, land use, and engineering permits.
During the permit process, projects are Reviewed for Compliance with:
Getting Started with Online Permitting
Step 1: Sign up for a portal account on the City of Ridgefield Permit and Development Portal (you will receive an email confirmation with your access code)
- After logging in, go to
My Accountfrom the dropdown next to your name to manage your email (PDF) and notification preferences.
Step 2: Apply for your permit.
Step 3: Follow the process, pay and issue your permits online when ready.
Step 4: Schedule inspections (PDF).
The inspection request deadline is midnight the day prior to the requested inspection date.
To schedule an inspection, please request inspections through the Permit and Development Portal. View a step by step guide (PDF) of how to schedule an inspection.
Note: Portal Access Number is required to schedule inspections electronically. Please obtain the Portal Access Number from the permit applicant.
The City of Ridgefield provides a range of municipal services to the community including public safety, planning and zoning regulation, building inspection and regulation, water, wastewater, and stormwater management services, street maintenance, and parks and recreational activities.
The Master Fees and Charges document consolidates all City of Ridgefield fees and charges, adopted by Council resolutions, for the various services that the City provides.
The information contained in this site is for general information only. Public information documents should not be used as substitutes for codes and regulations. Details of your project, including various development and permit fees, should be reviewed for specific compliance and conformity with codes and ordinances with staff.