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 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