Building Department

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Ninth Edition Building Code Update


Staff
 Michael White, Building Commissioner, MWhite@wbridgewater.com
 Karen Lavin, Administrative Assistant to Inspector of Buildings, KLavin@wbridgewater.com

   Inspectors
      
John F. Cruz               Plumbing and Gas Inspector
       David Bentley             Electrical Inspector
       Greggory Paul            Asst. Electrical Inspector

        Phone: 508-894-1207
        Fax:     
508-894-8111

Office Hours:    
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
                           Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
                           Friday 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

Building permits are required for all construction unless specifically exempted by 780 CMR Section 110.3. In the case of a specific exemption written correspondence stating the nature of the proposed project and the exemption that applies is required. If in question, contact the Building Inspector.

BUILDING PERMITS SHOULD BE DISPLAYED IN A CONSPICUOUS PLACE ON THE PREMISES SO THAT THE INSPECTORS CAN SIGN OFF ON THE BUILDING PERMIT!

Permitting Authorities:

  • Building
  • Zoning
  • Plumbing
  • Gas
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Sheet Metal

 Examples of projects that need building permits:

  • Roofing & Re-Roofing
  • Siding
  • Window Replacement
  • Decks
  • Additions
  • Alterations
  • Repairs
  • Remodel Or Renovation
  • Swimming Pools
  • Sheds
  • Solid Fuel Burning Appliances
  • Signs
  • All New Construction Residential
  • All New Construction Commercial
  • Demolition - Minor or Major
  • Certificate Of Occupancy

To inquire about Massachusetts State Building Codes, Mass General Laws or check a license or Home Improvement Contractor, please click here.