- Completed Building Permit Application
- Permit fee is $100
- Certified plot plan (a surveyors map of the property) indicating the placement of shed on the property.
If the shed is 120 square feet or less:
- Will not require a foundation
- Setbacks are 40 feet from front, rear and side property lines
If the shed is greater than 120 square feet:
- Requires a foundation with sona tube holes 4 feet deep
- Setbacks 40 feet from front, rear and side property lines
Property or Privacy Fence
A permit is not necessary for a property or privacy fence.
The pool fence is subject to Massachusetts State Building Code specifications.
A permit and inspections are required for a pool fence.
Contact the Fire Prevention Office regarding a tent certificate of compliance, 978-369-2242.
A permit from the Building Department is not necessary for a tent.
*For Inspections and Questions Call: 978-369-6689 Fax: 978-318-0098 *