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


             University Station

All permit applications for projects occurring at University Station should be submitted to the Westwood Building Department’s satellite office at 240 University Avenue (adjacent to Famous Pizza).  This includes any trade permit(such as plumbing, HVAC, electrical, low voltage) and fixturing permit applications.  The permits themselves will be issued out of the main Building Department office at 50 Carby Street.  The hours for drop off at the satellite office are Monday through Friday 8AM – 12PM, and the phone number is 781-355-8400.  All correspondence by mail must be sent to 50 Carby Street.


   Building Permit processing can take up to 30 days.

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

The Buidling Deparment is responsible for issuing building, electrical, plumbing, gas, and mechanical permits for new construction, repairs, renovations, and demolition, reviewing plans for State Building Code and Westwood Zoning By-law compliance and issuing occupancy certificates.  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

Wiring Inspector Kevin Malloy -

Asst. Wiring Inspectors - James Naughton

Asst. Wiring Inspectors - Paul Angus

Plumbing/Gas Inspector - John O'Malley

Asst. Plumbing/Gas - William Jacobs

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 2009 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