Milton Planning Department in Milton Massachusetts

Address and phone number for Milton Planning Department, a Building Department, at Canton Avenue, Milton MA.

Milton Planning Department
525 Canton Avenue, Milton, Massachusetts, 02186
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-4:30 PM

About the Milton Planning Department

The Milton Planning Department, located in Milton, Massachusetts, ensures the construction of safe buildings, primarily through the development and enforcement of building codes. The Building Department establishes building codes and standards for the construction of buildings and addresses virtually all aspects of construction, including design requirements, building materials, parking, resistance to natural disasters, and trades such as electric and plumbing.

You may contact the Department of Buildings for questions about:
  • Norfolk County building codes and ordinances
  • Building and construction permit searches
  • Norfolk County building violations, appeals, complaints, and fines
  • Building information searches and property records
  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Norfolk County, Massachusetts
  • Contractor license searches
  • Building and site inspection records
Norfolk County Property Records

Norfolk County, Massachusetts public property records are available for request from the Building Department. These public records include building records and inspection logs, complaints, building and construction permits and permit violations.

Building Codes

The Norfolk County Building Department is involved in establishing building code, planning and zoning in Norfolk County, MA. A review board is usually responsible for adopting the building code. The DOB provides training and certification of building inspectors who implement the code at the county level through inspections. The Building Dept may also conduct inspections of county department buildings and facilities.

Norfolk County Building & Construction Permits

Building Departments are responsible for implementing and enforcing Norfolk County building code, as well as any locally adopted standards and regulations related to building construction including zoning laws. Building Departments enforce the building code by reviewing design plans in advance of construction and inspecting buildings during and after construction to verify code compliance as well as issuing building permits. Before a building may be occupied, it must be issued a permit by the Department's building inspector.

Building Safety & Maintenance

The Building Department may also inspect buildings following a fire or other damage in order to determine whether the structure is safe to occupy. In cases where severe damage or neglect has made a building unsafe for occupancy, the Norfolk County DOB has the power to condemn the building. The Dept of Buildings is also tasked with enforcing local property maintenance codes and zoning ordinances.

Contact the Milton Planning Department

You may contact the Building Department by calling 617-898-4900, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Milton Planning Department, 525 Canton Avenue, Milton, Massachusetts, 02186

Map of Milton Planning Department in Milton Massachusetts

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