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Building Division

Contact Information:

50 Carby Street
Westwood, MA  02090

Phone:  781-320-1091
Fax:  781-407-5855
Susanne Hogan
shogan@town.westwood.ma.us

Hours of Operation:

Mon, Wed & Thurs
     8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
     1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday
     8:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
     1:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Friday
     
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Inspector's Office Hours

Building
Mon - Fri 9:00 a.m - 10:30 a.m.

Wiring/Plumbing
Mon - Fri 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m

Personnel Directory:
Building Inspector
Joseph F. Doyle, Jr.,

jdoyle@townhall.westwood.ma.us 

Asst. Building Inspector
Michael P. McLean 
 

Asst. Building Inspector
Mike Perkins

mperkins@townhall.westwood.ma.us 

Wiring Inspector
Kevin Malloy 
kmalloy@townhall.westwood.ma.us

Asst. Wiring Inspector
James Naughton

jnaughton@townhall.westwood.ma.us 

Asst. Wiring Inspector
Paul Angus
pangus@townhall.westwood.ma.us

Plumbing/Gas Inspector 
Harry Knight
hknight@townhall.westwood.ma.us

Administrative Clerk
Susanne Hogan
shogan@townhall.westwood.ma.us

Weights/Measures - State of MA, P: 617-727-3480,
charles.carroll@state.ma.us

 

 

 

AS OF  JULY 17, 2017 THE BUILDING DEPARTMENT'S ONLINE PERMITTING SYSTEM IS LIVE.   

Click here TO VISIT THE PERMITTING WEBSITE, AND BEGIN THE PROCESS OF SETTING UP AN ONLINE ACCOUNT AND APPLYING FOR A PERMIT.

Welcome to the Town of Westwood Building Department

The Building Department is responsible for issuing building, electrical, plumbing, gas, sprinkler, and mechanical permits for new construction, repairs, renovations, and demolition, reviewing plans for compliance with the State Building Code and The Zoning Bylaw of the Town of Westwood, as well as issuing Certificates of Occupancy.  The department responds to calls and complaints, and conducts periodic inspections of public buildings as required by State Code.

Important Information from the Building Department:

 Please be aware that Building Department permit fees have changed as of July 1, 2017

As of January 1, 2017, the Stretch Energy Code consists solely of the “2015 IECC with Massachusetts Amendments”.

Please note that as of August 1, 2016, plan sheets over 24" x 36" will no longer be accepted.  

Please contact the office via phone to schedule inspections; do not contact individual inspectors.  

Building Permit Processing can take up to 30 days.

Inspections will be scheduled within 24-48 hours of request. 

Current Codes:

2009 International Residential Code with Massachusetts amendments
2009 International Building Code with Massachusetts amendments
2009 International Existing Building Code with Massachusetts amendments
Massachusetts Stretch Code with 2015 International Energy Conservation Code
2009 International Mechanical Code
521 CMR Architectural Access Board
248 CMR Plumbing & Fuel Gas Code
NFPA 70 Electrical Code with Massachusetts amendments
271 CMR Sheet Metal Code
NFPA 13 Sprinklers
NFPA Fire Alarms
524 CMR Elevators
527 CMR Massachusetts Fire Prevention Regulations