Inspectional Services

The Department of Inspectional Services enforces all provisions of M.S.B.C. Plumbing Regulations, Local Zoning and City Regulations and Ordinances, and acts on any questions, complaints, and issue Permits relative to the construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, demolition, use and occupancy and maintenance of all buildings and structures. We do yearly or bi-annual inspections of places of assembly and multi-family dwellings to ensure public safety.

Airspace Reviews & Obstruction Evaluations

Department Divisions:


Thomas Welch
Matthew Silva
Jimmy Papas
James Berube
Robert Carreiro
Carl Bizarro
(508) 979-1540
Plumbing and Gas
Phillip Stanley
(508) 979-1518
Weights and Measures
Annual Notice
Testing of Taxi Meter
Theodore Machado
(508) 991-6144
Michael E. Baker
Simon Roderiques
Office Hours – 8:00am – 9:00am
(508) 979-1470
Administrative Staff
Dean Kalavritinos
Jennifer Grime
Maria Sequeira
Patricia Lanzoni
Danny Romanowicz
(508) 979-1540

Topics Available:

Vacant Building Ordinance Page 3 is the ordinance
Page 4-7 Vacant Building Registration Form
How you can help: Seasonal talks about various topics such as home safety, pools, cleaning gutters, etc.
Renovation, Repair & Painting (RRP) Regulations for Massachusetts Information for Contractors
Services & Permits Information What kind of permit do I need and where do I obtain it.

Permitting Guide

Prevent Lead Poisoning Guide