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For Building Permit Applications: At the end of the Building Permit Application is a Checklist which lists the documents/information which must be submitted along with two sets of plans. The Building Department will circulate the application for the necessary approvals of other Town Departments. It is the responsibility of the Applicant to ensure one set of the plans submitted were approved by the Fire Department if it was deemed a necessary approval by the Building Inspector

Building Commissioner Richard P. Maloney’s Office Hours: Mon/Wed/Fri – 8:00 AM -10:00 AM. Inspections will be scheduled:  Mon/Wed/Fri – 10:00 AM – Noon
Tuesday/Thursday 8:00 AM -9:00 AM &1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Contact the Office to schedule Inspections: 978-626-5250.

If a dumpster is going to be left on site you will need to have the appropriate form approved by the Fire Department but it does not need to be included with the Building Permit Application Packet.

Depending on the scope of the proposed construction the Building Inspector may require a Certified Plot Plan.

Building Permits will become null and void if construction work is not started with six months of the date the permit is issued or if the permit is not renewed annually.  

All application fees must be paid by check when any type of permit application is submitted to the office. You may contact the office to ensure you submit the correct payment for the application fee. 

As of December 2018 there is a new application for the installation of a Generator which should be submitted along with the Electrical and/or Gas Permit Application.

If you are a Licensed Electrician and you are dealing with a property which has an Emergency situation and the Hamilton Town Hall is not open, please email the Interim Electrical Inspector directly Denis Curran or contact the Emergency Communications Center: 9-1-1 (Emergency) 978-468-4421 (Non-Emergency)


Name Contact
Richard Maloney Building Commissioner 978-626-5246
Denis Curran Interim Electrical Inspector 978-626-5250
Kevin Dash Plumbing & Gas Fitting Inspector 978-423-2061