Building Inspectional Services

As of November 2020

The Town Hall is closed to the public. Appointments may be made if necessary, by mutual agreement.

Permit applications may be e-mailed or left in the drop box at the accessible entrance.  

We are monitoring our e-mail and phone calls.

Applications will be accepted by regular mail, or the drop box outside of the Town Hall or email at

The Department of Building Inspectional Services includes the Building Inspector, Gas and Plumbing Inspector, Wiring Inspector, and the Sheet Metal Inspector.


The Department of Building Inspectional Services:

  • Enforces the Massachusetts Building Codes, 780 Code of Massachusetts Regulations (C.M.R.)
  • Assists homeowners and contractors in obtaining the proper permits for particular projects
  • Oversees from start to finish all permitted projects including, conducting necessary inspections and the issuance of completion and/or occupancy certificate
  • Works closely with the Zoning Enforcement Officer

Considering a Home Improvement Project?

A Building Permit Is Required for: 

  • Additions and Repairs
  • Decks of All Sizes 
  • Pools Both Above ground and In-ground
  • Roofing of Any Kind 
  • Sheds of All Sizes
  • Siding of Any Kind 
  • Windows Both New and Replacement