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Ben DeChristoforo, Inspector of Buildings

Online Permitting

Epermitting for permits and health licenses is in use by a number of City Departments, including Building, Health, Fire, Public Works and Water & Sewer. All applications can be completed at

Applications require a login and password. For help with the new system call 3-1-1 (781-286-8311).

Bulky Item PickupInstructionsFood Health LicenseInstructions
Building Department PermitsInstructionsDumpster Health License (permanent)Instructions
Site Plan ReviewInstructionsDrain Layers 
Yard SaleInstructionsFinal Water Meter Reads 
Temporary Dumpster/PodInstructions  
Driveway Curb CutInstructions  


Our mission is to ensure the safety and welfare of the general public by enforcing all state and local codes and all applicable ordinances.

Building Department Employees

Richard Dicks, Local Building Inspector
Louis N. Cavagnaro, Local Building Inspector
Pat DeMarco, Code Consultant
Matteo Fabiano, Electrical Inspector
Mark Locke, Plumbing Inspector
Valerie Moscone, Principal Clerk

40U Ordinance Information

Please click here for new Ch. 40U ordinance information.
Please click here for FAQs regarding trash ordinances.