The Inspectional Services Department (ISD) is comprised of five regulatory divisions whose aim is to protect and improve the quality of life for all Boston residents by effectively administering and enforcing building, housing, health, sanitation and safety regulations mandated by City and State governments.
Free Landlord Seminar 5/16/13
Mayor Menino and ISD invite the public to a free overview of the Rental Inspection Program, including how to register rental units, inspection processes, and benefits. The meeting will be held at 1010 Mass Ave, 5th floor from 6-7:30PM. Limited seats available. RSVP by email
Change to Use of Premises Application Process
Effective Friday, February, 1, 2013, The Inspectional Services Department can no longer accept the Use of Premises applications for Residential Parking before Public Works Department approval.
ISD is a proud supporter of Mayor Menino's Greenovate Boston Initiative.
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday:
8:00am - 4:00pm
Building Division Only
8:00am - 7:00pm
Please note that the cashier closes 15 minutes prior to closing.
ISD offices are located at 1010 Massachusetts Ave.