Building Departments in Lynnfield, Massachusetts

There are 2 Building Departments in Lynnfield, Massachusetts, serving a population of 12,732 people in an area of 10 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 6,366 people, and 1 Building Department per 4 square miles.

In Massachusetts, Lynnfield is ranked 93rd of 585 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 85th of 585 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Lynnfield Building Departments

Find Lynnfield, Massachusetts building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Lynnfield Building Department 55 Summer Street Lynnfield, MA

Lynnfield Zoning 55 Summer Street Lynnfield, MA

About the Lynnfield Building Department

Building Departments in Lynnfield, MA are responsible for ensuring safe construction of buildings located in their jurisdictions. Building Departments create building codes and standards for building construction to ensure building safety. The Lynnfield DOB is involved in all aspects of construction, including zoning laws, design requirements, building materials, trade and professional license regulation.

You may contact the Building Department for questions about:
  • Lynnfield, Massachusetts building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Lynnfield building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Lynnfield, MA zoning laws and requirements

Lynnfield Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Lynnfield Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Lynnfield Residential Housing Units
 LynnfieldEssex County
Total Housing Units4,767312,013
Occupied Housing Units4,496 (94.3%)292,659 (93.8%)
Lynnfield Occupied Residential Buildings
 LynnfieldEssex County
Single-Family Detached Homes3,813 (84.8%)151,952 (51.9%)
Single-Family Attached Homes133 (3.0%)19,047 (6.5%)
2 Apartments25 (0.6%)29,860 (10.2%)
3 or 4 Apartments103 (2.3%)32,336 (11.0%)
5 to 9 Apartments34 (0.8%)15,280 (5.2%)
10 or More Apartments388 (8.6%)42,325 (14.5%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing-1,859 (0.6%)
Lynnfield Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 LynnfieldEssex County
2014 or Later110 (2.4%)1,753 (0.6%)
2010 to 2013116 (2.6%)4,159 (1.4%)
2000 to 2009391 (8.7%)18,589 (6.4%)
1980 to 1999537 (11.9%)53,473 (18.3%)
1960 to 19791,539 (34.2%)58,274 (19.9%)
1940 to 19591,448 (1,448.0%)46,988 (46,988.0%)
1939 or Earlier355 (7.9%)109,423 (37.4%)
Lynnfield Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 LynnfieldEssex County
1 Room74 (1.6%)6,508 (2.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms2,158 (48.0%)181,692 (62.1%)
4 or 5 Rooms390 (8.7%)92,650 (31.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms1,366 (30.4%)89,250 (30.5%)
8 or More Rooms2,391 (53.2%)67,892 (23.2%)
Lynnfield Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 LynnfieldEssex County
No Bedroom74 (1.6%)7,009 (2.4%)
1 Bedroom279 (6.2%)38,741 (13.2%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms2,158 (48.0%)181,692 (62.1%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,985 (44.2%)65,217 (22.3%)
Lynnfield Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 LynnfieldEssex County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities4,496 (100.0%)291,099 (99.5%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities4,453 (99.0%)289,729 (99.0%)