The Building Department oversees all building permit and inspection activities. The department is responsible for:
Inspecting buildings and structures for safety and compliance with all applicable laws and codes
Certificates of inspection
Certificates of occupancy
Reviewing building plans for local zoning compliance and also code compliance
The Building Department includes the:
Individual inspectors inspect all construction and renovations to ensure the project meets all current applicable:
On this website, you will find the Building Department's office hours and inspector contact information, along with permit applications and fee schedules. Please do not hesitate to contact this office at 413-594-1440 if you need any further information. We are here to serve you and provide you with prompt, courteous and professional service.
Attention: New Department Hours
Beginning March 31, 2014, the Building Department will open to the public at 7 a.m. Inspectors will hold office hours from 7 - 9 a.m. and in the afternoon from 1 - 2 p.m.
To apply for permits please go to our online permit system.
You can reach our e-permit system from the link on the left side of this page or from here
Click here for instructions on how to apply for an online permit.