Inspectional Services

Notice to all Contractors: The Building Department will not process incomplete Plumbing, Gas and Electrical permits sent through the mail. Incomplete as not including City sign-offs (property taxes, water and sewer fees) and inadequate fee payment. Alteration/Repair or Building Permit numbers with the month and year will suffice for the City sign-off page.
Plumbing, Gas and Electrical permit applications will be processed at City Hall, Lower Level between 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Monday-Friday
Plumbing and Gas Inspections:
Call Monday through Thursday (978-465-8835) between 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.
Inspections are conducted Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays.
All plumbing and gas fitting installations are controlled through enforcement of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Uniform Plumbing and Gas Code, formulated by the Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters under authority of Chapter 142 of the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Electrical Inspections:
Call Monday through Friday (978-465-4464 Ex. 1704) between 7:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Inspections are conducted Monday through Friday.
All electrical installations must adhere to Commonwealth of Massachusetts Electrical Code.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
David Zinck Electrical Inspector (978) 465-4464 ext. 1704
Gerry Downs Plumbing and Gas Inspector (978) 465-8835
Phil Stern Inspectional Services Clerk (978) 465-4405