Middlesex County Building Department

Find Middlesex County Massachusetts building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections. Building Departments provide information on certificates of occupancy (CO), building codes, construction codes, inspections, safety, violations, permits, community planning, zoning laws, regulations, ordinances, maps, and land use.


Acton Planning Department 472 Main Street Acton MA 01720 978-264-9634


Arlington Building Department 51 Grove Street Arlington MA 02476 781-316-3390

Ashland Building Department 101 Main Street Ashland MA 01721 508-881-0117

Belmont Building Department 19 Moore Street Belmont MA 02478 617-489-8221

Billerica Zoning 365 Boston Road Billerica MA 01821 978-671-0964

Carlisle Building Department 66 Westford Street Carlisle MA 01741 978-369-6689

Chelmsford Building Department 50 Billerica Road Chelmsford MA 01824 978-250-5225

Concord Building Department 141 Keyes Road Concord MA 01742 978-318-3280

Concord Planning Department 141 Keyes Road Concord MA 01742 978-318-3290

Concord Zoning 141 Keyes Road Concord MA 01742 978-318-3295

Dracut Building Department 62 Arlington Street Dracut MA 01826 978-454-0603

Everett Building Department Rm 29, 484 Broadway Everett MA 02149 617-394-2220

Framingham Planning Department 150 Concord Street Framingham MA 01702 508-620-4852

Framingham Zoning 150 Concord Street Framingham MA 01702 508-532-5456

Holliston Building Department Ste 2, 703 Washington St Holliston MA 01746 508-429-0606

Lincoln Building Department 16 Lincoln Road Lincoln MA 01773 781-259-2613

Lincoln Planning Department 16 Lincoln Rd Lincoln MA 01773 781-259-2610

Littleton Building Department 41 Shattuck Street Littleton MA 01460 978-540-2420

Lowell Building Department 375 Merrimack Street Lowell MA 01852 978-970-4036

Lowell Planning Department 50 Arcand Drive Lowell MA 01852 978-446-7245

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 Public Property Records

The Department of Buildings makes public records available upon request including building and property records, construction permits, inspection reports and logs, violations, complains and zoning ordinances.

Building Code Enforcement

Middlesex County Building Departments create and enforce building, planning and zoning regulations. The DOB enforces these codes through inspections and levies fines and fees for buildings that are not in compliance with local law. The Office also provides training and certification for building inspectors who enforce local law through building inspections.

Middlesex County, Massachusetts Building & Construction Permits

Building Departments in Middlesex County are tasked with enforcing local building codes as well as any zoning and planning standards required by state laws and statutes. The Department reviews construction and design plans prior to construction and awards permits to legal construction projects. Middlesex County building inspectors ensure construction and buildings are in compliance of building code before, during and after construction has been completed. Building Departments also inspect new construction prior to occupancy is permitted and award certificates of occupancy to buildings that meet requirements.

Building Safety & Maintenance

Middlesex County Building Departments routinely inspect buildings and structures in Massachusetts to ensure they are in compliance of local code and safe for occupancy. The Department inspects buildings after damage due to fire, natural disaster or whenever damage may render a structure unsafe to occupy. If a building is determined unsafe for occupancy, inspectors have the authority to condemn buildings until improvements are made.