Building Department

Access the ViewPermit Online Permitting System

Anyone can use ViewPermit to:

  • Apply for a permit
  • Check the status of a permit
  • Look up permits issued after July, 2015

(Note: you need to create an account to use ViewPermit)


Starting July 1 our permitting is moving from View Permit to View Point Cloud! VPC will be more user-friendly and therefore, easier to use.  View Permit will be UNAVAILABLE starting Friday, June 28 at 8:30 am.  ViewPoint Cloud will be available starting Monday, July 1 at 8:30a. For more information, please visit this webpage:


Inspectors' Office Hours Monday through Friday:

Donald "Duke" LaConte
7:30 - 9:00 AM

Alix Berube
8:30 - 9:30 AM 

Bruce Dempsey
7:30 - 9:30 AM

Tom Kennedy
7:30 - 9:30 AM

Building Department Services: 

  • Enforces state building, electrical, plumbing, gas and mechanical codes, as well as local zoning by-laws and Architectural Access Board Regulations
  • Issues permits
  • Inspects construction sites
  • Conduct periodic safety inspections of multi-family dwellings, restaurants, schools, religious institutions, museums, and other places of assembly
  • Levies fines or prosecutes when necessary to obtain code compliance

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Jim Kelly Building Commissioner 781-698-4530
Tom Kennedy Building Inspector 781-698-4511
Bruce Dempsey Building Inspector 781-698-4514
Alix Berube Inspector of Wires 781-698-4512
Donald "Duke" LaConte Plumbing/Gas 781-698-4513
Sharon Coffey Department Assistant 781-698-4516
Jennifer Gingras Zoning Administrator (781) 698-4515