Building Department

alertImportant message about Building Department Operations:

Please be aware that in an effort to limit potential exposure and community spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), town facilities are closed to the public for walk-in public counter visits until further notice. Essential services offered by the Town, such as services related to planning and building permits, will be conducted via telephone, email and online. Staff are available to help you by phone and email Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. 

In-person appointments with the Building, Planning, and Public Works Department staff are available on Monday and Wednesday mornings at 8:30am, 9:30am, or 10:30am. In-person appointments should be for the following services: over the counter building permits, over the counter sewer and public works permits, or consultation with a planning staff member. If you would like to make an appointment to meet with staff at Town Hall, please click here.

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Weekly Update of Issued Building Permits

About the Building Department: The Building Department reviews building permit applications and plans for compliance with State and local building codes including structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and energy efficiency. The department also provides inspection and code enforcement services for all building related construction.