Hillsborough County Building Department

Find Hillsborough County New Hampshire 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.


Bedford Town Planning Department 24 North Amherst Road Bedford NH 03110 603-472-3550


Goffstown Town Planning Department 16 Main Street Goffstown NH 03045 603-497-8991

Hudson Building Department and Zoning 12 School St Hudson NH 03051 603-886-6005

Litchfield Building Department 2 Liberty Way Litchfield NH 03052 603-424-4592

Manchester Building Department, Planning, Zoning and Permits 1 City Hall Plaza Manchester NH 03101 603-624-6475

Merrimack Building Department, Planning, Zoning and Permits 6 Baboosic Lake Road Merrimack NH 03054 603-424-3531

Milford Building Department 1 Union Square Milford NH 03055 603-249-0620

Milford Planning and Zoning Department 1 Union Square Milford NH 03055 603-673-7964

Nashua Building Department 229 Main Street Nashua NH 03060 603-589-3080

Nashua Planning Department 9 Executive Park Drive Merrimack NH 03054 603-424-2240

Nashua Planning Department 11 Riverside Street Nashua NH 03062 603-594-3434

Nashua Zoning 229 Main Street Nashua NH 03060 603-589-3090

New Boston Planning Department 7 Meetinghouse Hill Road New Boston NH 03070 603-487-2036

Pelham Planning Department 6 Village Green Pelham NH 03076 603-635-7811

About the Hillsborough County Building Department

Building Departments in Hillsborough County, NH 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 Hillsborough 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:
  • Hillsborough County, New Hampshire building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Hillsborough County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Hillsborough County, NH zoning laws and requirements
Hillsborough 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

Hillsborough 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.

Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Building & Construction Permits

Building Departments in Hillsborough 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. Hillsborough 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

Hillsborough County Building Departments routinely inspect buildings and structures in New Hampshire 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.