Building Department - Permits / Inspections

Working without a Residential Building Permit on location will result in a $300 fine plus double the permit fee.

Working without a Commercial Building Permit on location will result in a $500 fine plus double the permit fee.

Building permits are not accepted by mail and will be returned to the sender.


CLICK BELOW TO APPLY FOR ALL PERMIT APPLICATIONS

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Apply for Building, Electrical and Plumbing Permits Here!


  1. Building
  2. Electrical
  3. Plumbing

AN INSPECTION WILL NOT BE SCHEDULED IF THE PERMIT FEE IS NOT PAID PRIOR.

Please fill out forms completely. If you have any questions please contact the Building Commissioners Office at 508-949-3800, ext. 4005.

Important

Note: Permits cannot be mailed in. Signatures need to be obtained from other offices - please contact the building department to see what signatures are needed. All incomplete applications will be returned.

Building Permit Fees

  • Residential - $8 per thousand based on estimated cost
  • Commercial - $10 per thousand based on estimated cost
  • Additions - Residential
  • Additions- Commercial
  • Fire Damage Repairs
    • Occupancy Permit Included
  • New Construction - Commercial
  • New Construction - Residential
  • Garages

Minimum Flat Fees

NOTE: IF YOUR PROJECT COST IS MORE THAN $10,000 THE MINIMUM FLAT FEE WILL NO LONGER APPLY

PermitFee
Demolition - Residential$125
Demolition - Commercial$175
Fences$45
Liquor License Fees$100
Open Decks$75
Pools$75
Roofing/Siding and Window Replacement$75 Each
Signs$100
Storage Sheds (120 Square Feet and Over)$60
Temporary Trailer$100
Wood Stoves$35

Additional Information

Note: Anyone starting without a building permit, fee is doubled. Storage building accessory to a single family residence or two family less than 120 square feet is exempt from a building permit. No permit is required; however, zoning requirements must be met.