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.
Lead Summit 2014
This summit will bring together city, academic, private, and public stakeholders to develop an action plan for increasing awareness that lead is still a problem in Boston. This summit will develop strategies for reducing housing discrimination families face related to lead paint, increasing lead safe housing, lead safe renovations, and reducing the number of children with elevated lead levels.
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 Martin J. Walsh's Greenovate Boston Initiative.
Fair Housing Commission