Building

The Building Department issues all building permits and performs inspections.

The department is also responsible for the enforcement of State building codes:

  • Town Zoning Bylaws
  • 248 CMR Plumbing code 
  • 248 CMR Gas code
  • 527 CMR Electrical code


Building Inspectors are available for window service 8:30 am - 12:00 noon.

It is recommended to call ahead and make an appointment for lengthy or unusual business.

 The Building Department Public Window is open between the hours of:

  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM MON.-WEDS.-THURS.
  8:30 AM - 7:00 PM TUES.
  8:30 AM - 2:00 PM FRI. *UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
 
The window is open at 7:00 am to receive Plumbing, Gas and Electrical applications for permits. Plumbing & Electrical Inspectors are available from
7:00 am-9:00 am

  THE NINTH EDITION BUILDING CODE IS NOW IN FULL EFFECT AS OF    JANUARY 1 2018.

The ninth edition code is based on MA Amended versions of the following 2015 codes as published by the International Code Council (ICC).


          

  • The International Building Code (IBC);

  • International Residential Code (IRC);

  •  International Existing Building Code (IEBC);

  • International Mechanical Code (IMC);

  • International Energy Conservation Code (IECC);
  • International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC); and
  • Portions of the International Fire Code (IFC).
  • 521 CMR Architectural Access Board