Building Department

Welcome to the Westwood Building Department


Building Department 

50 Carby Street
Westwood, MA 02090

Feel free to contact us at: 
Phone:  (781) 320-1091
Fax:      (781) 407-5855

Office Hours

Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 8:30am - 12:00pm;1:00 pm-3:00pm
Tuesday: 8:30am-12:00pm;1:00pm - 3:00pm; 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Friday: 8:30am - 1:00pm


Inspector's Office Hours

Mon - Fri: 9:00 am- 10:30 am

Mon - Fri: 8:30am– 9:30 am



From August 12, 2016 through December 31, 2016,  the “2009 IECC with Massachusetts Amendments” and the “2015 IECC with Massachusetts Amendments” will be enforced concurrently as the Stretch Energy Code.  Permit applications made during this period must comply with ALL of the provisions of one of these codes; portions of each cannot be “cherry picked”.  As of January 1, 2017, the Stretch Energy Code will consist solely of the “2015 IECC with Massachusetts Amendments”.


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


   Building Permit processing can take up to 30 days.


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


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


The Buidling Deparment 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.


Personnel Directory:

Building Inspector - Joseph F. Doyle, Jr.,

Asst. Building Inspector - Michael P. McLean

Asst. Building Inspector - Mike Perkins

Wiring Inspector Kevin Malloy -

Asst. Wiring Inspectors - James Naughton

Asst. Wiring Inspectors - Paul Angus

Plumbing/Gas Inspector - Harry Knight

Permitting Coordinator - Karyn Flynn

Administrative Clerk - Susanne Hogan

Weights/Measures - State of MA, P: 617-727-3480,




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