For All Building Inspections and Permit Application Review: The Building Commissioner will hold office hours for permit review Monday – Friday from 8 AM – 9 AM and Inspection will be scheduled Monday – Friday from 10 AM – noon.

For All Electrical Inspections: The Electrician must be on site to meet with the Inspector. Inspections are done Monday 3 – 5 PM, Wednesday 9 -11 AM, and Friday 3 – 5 PM. Please plan ahead and contact the office to schedule inspections.

For All Plumbing & Gas Inspections: Inspections are done weekday evenings. Please call the Inspector directly to schedule.

NO MATTER THE PROPOSED WORK, ALL BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATIONS MUST HAVE SIGN-OFFS FROM THE TREASURER (1ST FLOOR OF TOWN HALL NEAR FRONT DOOR), THE ASSESSOR’S OFFICE (1ST FLOOR OF TOWN HALL, AND THE WATER DEPARTMENT (SECOND FLOOR OF TOWN HALL). 
If you are a licensed electrician and you are dealing with a property which has an emergency situation and Town Hall is not open, please email the Electrical Inspector directly. Robert J. Brown: rbrown@hamiltonma.gov 
The purpose of the Building Code is to establish the minimum requirements to safeguard the public health, safety and general welfare through structural strength, means of egress facilities, stability, sanitation, adequate light and ventilation, energy conservation, and safety to life and property from fire and other hazards attributed to the built environment, and to provide safety to fire fighters and emergency responders during emergency operations.  

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FOR MORE THAN 49% ALTERATION OR DEMOLITION OF A PROPERTY BUILT PRIOR TO 1940: The Historic Commission may need to review and/or approve the Building Permit Application. 
FOR PROPERTIES LOCATED IN THE HISTORIC DISTRICT:
540,560,563,568,569,577,588,589,595, 598,61,604,605,609,610,613,621,624,625,630,638,648,651,670,684, 690,700 BAY ROAD: The Historic Commission may need to review and/or approve the Building Permit Application
FOR PROPERTIES LOCATED ON A DESIGNATED SCENIC ROAD: (Asbury Street, Bridge Street, Chebacco Road, Cutler Road, Gardner Street, Goodhue Street, Highland Street, Miles River Road, Moulton Street, Sagamore Street, Waldingfield Road, Walnut Road, Winthrop Street) Please contact the Building Department to find out if the proposed work will require approval from the Planning Board.

HAMILTON HISTORIC PROPERTIES

HOW TO OBTAIN A BUILDING PERMIT IN HAMILTON

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Staff

Name Contact
Brian Leathe Building Inspector 978-626-5246
Robert J. Brown Electrical Inspector 978-626-5250
Kevin Dash Plumbing Inspector 978-423-2061