The Building Department provides for zoning enforcement in the Town, as well as enforcing the Massachusetts State Building Code. This includes issuance of building permits, electric permits, plumbing/gas permits, and mechanical permits.
Access information and resources to obtain permits before your next construction project.
Anyone planning to dig should first pre-mark the excavation site and then call Dig Safe to confirm that someone does not inadvertently hit a buried pipe while digging.
Find answers to the most commonly asked questions about building permits.
The ninth edition of the building code went into full effect on January 1, 2018. The new ninth edition of the Massachusetts State Building Code is comprised of the 2015 International Code Council (ICC) documents along with Massachusetts amendments.