Building & Inspections

​Mission Statement


The mission of the Building Inspection and Zoning Enforcement Division is to contribute to the protection of the public and the unique character of Concord through the enforcement of Building Codes and Zoning Bylaws by incorporating the following principles:

  • Customer Service - Strive each day to efficiently, effectively, and courteously respond to each customer, both internal and external.
  • Employee Development - Maintain an environment which is positive, supportive, and save so that employees can creatively and effectively provide services.
  • Legal Compliance - Comply with Local, State, and Federal Laws by ensuring that public and private buildings are constructed or changed in accordance with all Bylaws and relevant State and Federal Laws.
  • Resource Management - Use our financial, material, and information resources creatively and judiciously under the guidance of relevant law and organizational standards. PLEASE SUBMIT ALL INFORMATION ON DOUBLE SIDED PAPER.
Beginning January 2, 2019 -

All residential inspections for 
smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, and heat detection
will be conducted by the Concord Fire Prevention Department.


Please email or call for Rough and Final inspections
(email is preferred)
fireprevention@concordma.gov or 978-318-3489
firedog
THE BUILDING DEPARTMENT IS OPEN FOR EVENING
HOURS ON TUESDAY'S UNTIL 7:00 P.M.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 Floor Area Ratio Bylaw/GFA Information

Construction Noise Bylaw

As a reminder, the new ninth edition code is based on modified versions of the following 2015 codes as published by the International Code Council (ICC).

SIGN BYLAW FOR NON-COMMERCIAL AND COMMERCIAL SIGNS ON YOUR PROPERTY AND REQUIREMENTS FOR PLACING SIGNS ON TOWN PROPERTY

CLOSING OUT PERMITS INFORMATION