Fire Marshal

Steps to Apply for Permits and Applications

Due to the COVID-19 preventive measures implemented by the Town of Trumbull, permitting applications for residential and commercial projects is being managed electronically. View the most current Permit, Inspection, and Land Use Application Guidance on the Permits and Applications page.

The public must have an appointment to come into any Town Buildings.  An online scheduling system to make appointments with some Town departments can be found on the Town website. Please go to the home page and click on the link for "Schedule an Appointment" and follow the directions for the department you wish to visit.  Direct Link: Residents can always call by phone and make appointments. Please call 203 452-5000 for a directory of departments. If you are unable to locate a department, please call 203 452-5005 for assistance.

Our goal is to keep serving the residents and businesses of Trumbull to the best of our ability during these critical times. At any time residents and businesses may email the Fire Marshal’s Office at or leave a message at 203-452-5080. All phone messages and email left prior to 3:00 will be returned that day. Any emails or messages left after 3:00pm will be returned on the next business day.

Title Searches: Please email the address of your inquiry to You will receive a response regarding tank pulls with a yes or no and date pulled and an answer regarding if the tank was leaking or not. Copies (if needed) of the actual reports will be emailed out within a few days of request.

Licensing Inspections: All licensing inspections with the exception of residential board & care are currently being conducted. Residential Board & Care licensing is currently on hold until February per the State Fire Marshal. To schedule an inspection for licensing, please email or call 203-452-5080 and leave a message.

Underground Tank Removals:  Underground tank removals are currently being conducted. Permits and fees can be mailed to the Trumbull Fire Marshal’s Office. It is recommended that you also email or call 203-452-5080 to get the tank removal appointment on the schedule in case the mailed permit is delayed. 

Blasting permits: Please go to the home page and click the link for “Schedule an Appointment” and make an appointment to obtain a sign off on a blasting permit. Any questions can be emailed to or call 203-452-5080 and leave a message.

All questions pertaining to plan reviews and construction inspections, please visit the following link for step-by-step instructions: Permits and Applications page.