Inspectional Services

IMPORTANT NOTICE

 THE INSPECTIONAL SERVICES OFFICE IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL
FURTHER NOTICE. OFFICE STAFF WILL BE AVAILABLE TO ASSIST YOU VIA
EMAIL AT lisa.brown@middletonma.gov  OR BY PHONE AT 978-777-2850
  

ALL PERMITS CAN STILL BE APPLIED FOR ONLINE BY CLICKING THE LINK BELOW

INSPECTIONS WILL BE PERFORMED ON A CASE BY CASE BASIS

Inspectors


The Building Inspector is responsible for the review and approval of plans and the issuance of building permits under the State Building Code. He is also responsible for the issuance of demolition permits, certificates of occupancy, certificates of inspection and responding to complaints concerning the safety of structures. The Building Inspector is also the Zoning Enforcement Officer for the Town of Middleton. It is his job to enforce the regulations of the Middleton Zoning By-Law. Additionally, the secretaries of the Planning and the Zoning Board of Appeals are in this office and will help you with any procedural or informational questions you may have.

The Wiring (Electrical) Inspector is responsible for the inspection and approval of wiring and fixture installations for compliance with Massachusetts Electrical Code. He is also responsible for investigating complaints concerning the adequacy and safety of wiring.

The Plumbing and Gas Inspector is responsible for the inspection and approval of new piping systems and alterations of existing systems for compliance with the provisions of Massachusetts Plumbing and Gas Codes. He is also responsible for investigating complaints concerning the safety of gas and plumbing installations.

Permits


Middleton requires permits for most types of work so please check with us before you actually start a project. Complete and accurate building permit applications are processed quickly.

The Code requires you to have your permit prior to the start of any work. Please follow this regulation as there are severe penalties for violations of the State Building Code.

To access our online permitting system, please click the image below to apply online:
Online Permit