Inspectional Services, Fees

Building Permit Fees | Electrical Permit Fees | Gas Permit Fees | Plumbing Permit Fees


Building Permit Fees

Peter Niall, 386-2424 x10 (leave message), Office Hours, Wednesdays at 5:15-6:45 PM

  • $25.00 for the first $1000 of construction cost and $10.00 for every $1000 of construction cost thereafter.

Electrical Permit Fees

Paul Lessard, 978-386-7039, Office Hours, Wednesdays 6:00-7:00 PM

  • TEMPORARY SERVICE    $30.00
  • NEW HOME COMPLETE  $140.00
  • 100 AMP SERVICE CHANGE, RESIDENTIAL  $50.00
  • 200 AMP SERVICE CHANGE, COMMERCIAL  $60.00
  • THREE PHASE COMMERCIAL/ INDUSTRIAL SERVICE  $125.00
    INSTALLATION PLUS $60.00 FOR EACH SUB PANEL
  • INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE PERMIT  $125.00
    (YEARLY FEE LIMIT 5 INSPECTIONS)
  • SEPTIC SYSTEM $60.00
  • OIL/GAS BURNERS  $50.00
  • WATER HEATERS  $50.00
  • SIGNS   $40.00
  • GAS PUMPS (PER PUMP)     $75.00
  • SMOKE DETECTOR SYSTEMS (PER DETECTOR)      $10.00
  • ALARMS AND SECURITY SYSTEMS   $50.00
  • SWIMMING POOLS- ABOVE AND BELOW GROUND    $60.00
  • MINIMUM FEE FOR REMODELING $60.00
  • INSPECTION OF METER FOR UNITIL TO TURN ON POWER   $40.00
  • GENERATOR- UP TO 15KW      $50.00
    ANYTHING LARGER CALL INSPECTOR PRIOR TO STARTING WORK.
  • SOLAR INSTALLATIONS – RESIDENTIAL, AGRICULTURAL ALL SIZE INSTALLATIONS    $100.00
  • COMMERCIAL ALL SIZES- FEE IS BASED ON .015 CENTS PER DC WATTS OF THE SYSTEM.
    EXAMPLE- 20 kw system is 20,000 x .015 = $300.00 permit fee.

$40.00 CHARGE FOR ALL WORK THAT MUST BE REINSPECTED OR FOR INSPECTIONS WHERE INSPECTOR CANNOT GET INTO PREMISES.

Revised 12/6/2017

Plumbing and Gas Permit Fees

Call (978) 597-8125 between 7 and 8 am to arrange for inspections

Gas Permit Fees

  • Residential base fee $40.00 Plus $8 for each fixture: MINIMUM $48 *(1)
  • Replacement gas appliance $30.00 *(2)
  • Replacement gas water heater $30.00 plus Plumbing Fee $15.00: total $45 *(2)
  • Conversion to LP or natural gas $40 plus $10 per fixture *(1)
  • Underground LP and natural gas inspection (includes 1 inspection) $50 additional inspection $45
  • Commercial base fee $50.00 plus $10 for each fixture: MINIMUM $60 *(1)
  • Replacement gas appliance (includes 1 inspection) $50.00 additional inspection $45
  • Conversion to LP or natural gas $50 plus $10 per fixture *(1)
  • Underground LP and natural gas inspection $75 *(3)

Plumbing Permit Fees

  • Residential base fee $50 Plus $8 for each fixture: MINIMUM $58 *(1)
  • Replacement Gas Water Heater $15 plus Gas Fee $30: total $45 *(2)
  • New or Replacement Electric Water Heater $30 *(2)
  • Replacement Dishwasher $35 *(2)
  • Commercial base Fee $50 plus $10 for each fixture: MINIMUM $60 *(1)
  • New or Replacement Electric Water Heater $40 *(2)
  • Solar Systems for Water Heater $75 *(2)
  • REINSPECTION FEE FOR INCOMPLETE WORK OR CODE VIOLATIONS $50

All work shall comply with 248CMR, Plumbing Code and MGL Gas Code

*(1) Based on two inspections. Additional inspections are an additional $45

*(2) Based on one inspection. Additional inspections are an additional $25

*(3) Based on one inspection. Additional inspections are an additional $50

Permit fee will be doubled when work is started before a valid permit is issued and obtained

APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO SHOW LICENSE AND INSURANCE

The Licensed Professional is responsible to arrange for all inspections

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