Pipe Plumbing

Electrical, Plumbing & Gas Permits

These permit applications can be applied for online, or in-person.

Electrical, Gas Fitting, Plumbing and Fire Alarm Permits must be applied for and obtained by a licensed professional.
Apply Online

In addition to your application, you will need:

  1. State Workmen's Compensation Affadavit

  2. Liability Waiver Form

  3. Liability Insurance*

*For electrical work, unless waived by the owner, licensee must provide proof of liability insurance including "completed operation" coverage or its substantial equivalent.


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 & Structures Division

    1010 Massachusetts Avenue, 5th floor
    Boston, MA 02118
    Tel: 617-635-5300
    Fax: 617-635-5360

    Plans & Zoning Division
    Tel: 617-635-5300
    Fax: 617-635-5399

    Building Division Contacts