The primary function of the Building Department is to enforce state codes relative to building, renovation, remodeling, demolition & change of use of habitable & non-habitable structures. Each code is unique & is derived from Massachusetts General Laws & or town ordinances. All are designed for public protection to ensure the health & safety of the citizens of the commonwealth.
The Building Department issues building, electrical, gas & plumbing permits.
The Building Department enforces zoning ordinances & assists with applications to the Zoning Board of Appeals.