McCoba St and Ocean Ave Fire Relief

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Inspectional Services Department

Important Notice

As a matter of public health and safety due to COVID19, effective immediately, the City of Revere Building Department will only be accepting applications online. We will not be servicing any walk-in customers as contractors and homeowners are able to apply for, pay for and print permits from the website. All inspections for the time being will be conducted on a case by case basis decided by the individual inspector. Should you have any questions about inspection or public health matters please dial 3-1-1 or 781-286-8311. If necessary, they will put you through to our staff after determining who is best able to answer your questions.

About Us

The Inspectional Services Department (ISD) is made up of four primary divisions.

The Building Division ensures the safety and welfare of the general public by enforcing all State and City Ordinance Building Codes.

The Public Health Division ensure the health, safety, and welfare of the City’s residents and visitors through the enforcement of State and local laws, bylaws, codes, and regulations. We strive to promote healthy behavior through helpful service and information for continued wellness with surveillance, health and vaccine clinics, and public service announcements.

The Health Inspections Division protects the health and wellness of the person, the community and environment, through inspections and monitoring of sanitary health to properties and food establishments, to ensure the best quality of life throughout the City.

The Weights and Measures Division protect the economic health of the community by preserving and maintaining confidence in the accuracy of weighing and measuring instruments, product standards and business practices used in commerce. Through balanced commitment and timely responses to citizen’s requests, consumers and businesses are assured the means of accurate value comparison and fair competition.


Visit to apply for any of the following permits, licenses, and other items.

Online Permitting

Building Department
Building Permits
Sheet Metal
Certificate of Occupancy
Site Plan Review

Health Department
Bulky Item
Food Licenses
Permanent Dumpsters
Yard Sale

Other Departments
Fire Alarm
Final Water Meter Read
Driveway Curb Cuts
Street Opening/Trench
New Trash Cart
Temporary Dumpster/POD

40U Property Violations can now be paid online.
Visit our Online Bill Pay page for instructions.

Contact Information & Hours
Mon.-Thur. 8:15am-5pm
Fri. 8:15am-12:15pm
Michael Wells
Director of Inspectional Services

Louis Cavagnaro
Building Commissioner
Cheryl A. McCormick, Esq.
General Counsel to Building and Municipal Health Inspections Departments
John Ferrara
City Sealer
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