Inspector of Buildings

The Inspector of Buildings issues or withholds permits, reviews enforcement requests, ensures compliance with municipal regulations and administers the Massachusetts State Building Code (780 CMR).

Pertinent laws within the direct jurisdiction of the Inspector of Buildings include but are not limited to:

  • Local Zoning Regulations
  • The Subdivision Control Act
  • Mass. Gen. Law Ch. 40, & 54, governing water supply
  • Mass. Gen. Law Ch. 40, & 54A, governing former railroad rights of way
  • The Wetlands Act
  • The State Sanitary Code
  • Local Board of Health regulations