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Building Division

The Inspector of Buildings oversees all Building Permits, Inspection Activities, Plans and Zoning Reviews and the Board of Appeal hearings and decisions. 



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 and Directions

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday - Friday: 
    8:00am - 4:00pm

    Thursday Evening:
    Building Division Only 
    8:00am - 7:00pm

    Please note that the cashier closes 15 minutes prior to closing.

    Building Division Contacts

Public hearings

  • 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.

    BOA Agenda: June 21, 2016