Building Departments in Middlesex County, Massachusetts

There are 37 Building Departments in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, serving a population of 1,582,857 people in an area of 818 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 42,779 people, and 1 Building Department per 22 square miles.

In Massachusetts, Middlesex County is ranked 11th of 14 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 1st of 14 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Middlesex County Building Departments

Find Middlesex County, Massachusetts building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Acton Planning Department 472 Main Street Acton, MA

Arlington Building Department 51 Grove Street Arlington, MA

Ashland Building Department 101 Main Street Ashland, MA

Belmont Building Department 19 Moore Street Belmont, MA

Billerica Zoning 365 Boston Road Billerica, MA

Carlisle Building Department 66 Westford Street Carlisle, MA

Chelmsford Building Department 50 Billerica Road Chelmsford, MA

Concord Building Department 141 Keyes Road Concord, MA

Concord Planning Department 141 Keyes Road Concord, MA

Concord Zoning 141 Keyes Road Concord, MA

Dracut Building Department 62 Arlington Street Dracut, MA

Everett Building Department Rm 29, 484 Broadway Everett, MA

Framingham Planning Department 150 Concord Street Framingham, MA

Framingham Zoning 150 Concord Street Framingham, MA

Holliston Building Department Ste 2, 703 Washington St Holliston, MA

Lincoln Building Department 16 Lincoln Road Lincoln, MA

Lincoln Planning Department 16 Lincoln Rd Lincoln, MA

Littleton Building Department 41 Shattuck Street Littleton, MA

Lowell Building Department 375 Merrimack Street Lowell, MA

Lowell Planning Department 50 Arcand Drive Lowell, MA

Natick Zoning 13 East Central Street Natick, MA

Newton Planning Department 1000 Commonwealth Avenue Newton, MA

Newton Zoning 1000 Commonwealth Avenue Newton, MA

Reading Planning Department 16 Lowell Street Reading, MA

Sherborn Town Building Department 19 Washington Street Sherborn, MA

Shirley Building Department and Zoning 7 Keady Way Shirley, MA

Stoneham Zoning 35 Central Street Stoneham, MA

Stow Building Department 380 Great Road Stow, MA

Stow Planning Department 380 Great Road Stow, MA

Sudbury Building Department 275 Old Lancaster Road Sudbury, MA

Sudbury Zoning 275 Old Lancaster Rd Sudbury, MA

Wakefield Building Department Ste 4, 1 Lafayette St Wakefield, MA

Waltham Building Department 205 School Street Waltham, MA

Watertown Zoning 149 Main Street Watertown Town, MA

Wilmington Building Department 30 Church Street Wilmington, MA

Winchester Planning Department Ste 11, 71 Mount Vernon St Winchester, MA

Winchester Zoning 71 Mount Vernon Street Winchester, MA

About the Middlesex County Building Department

Building Departments in Middlesex County, 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 Middlesex County 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:
  • Middlesex County, Massachusetts building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Middlesex County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Middlesex County, MA zoning laws and requirements

Middlesex County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Middlesex County 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.

Middlesex County Residential Housing Units
 Middlesex CountyMassachusetts
Total Housing Units632,5822,882,739
Occupied Housing Units600,032 (94.9%)2,601,914 (90.3%)
Middlesex County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Middlesex CountyMassachusetts
Single-Family Detached Homes294,774 (49.1%)1,350,971 (51.9%)
Single-Family Attached Homes38,504 (6.4%)142,928 (5.5%)
2 Apartments73,501 (12.2%)257,404 (9.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments51,159 (8.5%)275,856 (10.6%)
5 to 9 Apartments29,079 (4.8%)153,403 (5.9%)
10 or More Apartments110,914 (18.5%)400,688 (15.4%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing2,101 (0.4%)20,664 (0.8%)
Middlesex County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Middlesex CountyMassachusetts
2014 or Later7,753 (1.3%)25,410 (1.0%)
2010 to 201311,861 (2.0%)42,677 (1.6%)
2000 to 200939,946 (6.7%)182,782 (7.0%)
1980 to 1999100,799 (16.8%)484,813 (18.6%)
1960 to 1979132,081 (22.0%)572,724 (22.0%)
1940 to 1959107,227 (107,227.0%)443,444 (443,444.0%)
1939 or Earlier200,365 (33.4%)850,064 (32.7%)
Middlesex County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Middlesex CountyMassachusetts
1 Room12,908 (2.2%)62,074 (2.4%)
2 or 3 Rooms356,342 (59.4%)1,631,969 (62.7%)
4 or 5 Rooms181,236 (30.2%)864,977 (33.2%)
6 or 7 Rooms169,857 (28.3%)775,501 (29.8%)
8 or More Rooms155,058 (25.8%)562,450 (21.6%)
Middlesex County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Middlesex CountyMassachusetts
No Bedroom14,641 (2.4%)68,785 (2.6%)
1 Bedroom82,084 (13.7%)348,117 (13.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms356,342 (59.4%)1,631,969 (62.7%)
4 or More Bedrooms146,965 (24.5%)553,043 (21.3%)
Middlesex County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Middlesex CountyMassachusetts
With Complete Plumbing Facilities598,006 (99.7%)2,592,361 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities595,859 (99.3%)2,582,119 (99.2%)