The Building Department is responsible for insuring that the buildings are constructed safely and used properly. Building Department enforces the provisions of the state building code, town zoning ordinance and other applicable ordinances. The Building Department issues permits to allow the construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair and demolition of buildings and structures, as well as, the installation of equipment and the location, use and occupancy of all buildings, structures and land. Also, annual inspections of rooming houses and restaurants.
A Building Inspector is usually available to meet with the public:
Monday through Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
The Electrical Inspector (Pat Cannon) usually inspects every afternoon. To leave him a message for inspection call his home phone number 781-925-0857.
The Plumbing/Gas Inspector (Leo Dauphinais) has office hours on Thursday between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. He inspects on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons between 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Messages can be left at the office or his home phone number 781-749-0227.