The Inspector of Buildings oversees all Building Permits, Inspection Activities, Plans and Zoning Reviews and the Board of Appeal hearings and decisions.
Find the permit you need, start to apply online, or track progress:
Plans examiners guide the project through the permitting process and ensure compliance with applicable codes.
If a permit cannot be issued due to a code violation, you may apply for an appeal.
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.
Zoning Board of Appeal agenda
The board will hold a hearing on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 starting at 9:30 a.m. in Room 801 on the eighth floor of Boston City Hall. The agenda is posted below.