Building

FOR REFERENCE: 75 MIDDLESEX TURNPIKE (BURLINGTON MALL) IS ALSO KNOWN AS 0 BURLINGTON MALL IN VIEWPOINT

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT ALL PERMITS ONLINE 

Permits submitted online are processed FIRST and FASTER than paper

ANY CHANGE IN GENERAL CONTRACTOR DURING THE APPLICATION PROCESS AND/OR AFTER THE PERMIT HAS BEEN ISSUED, REQUIRES A NEW APPLICATION FROM SAME (a recalculation of fees may apply)


As approved by Town Meeting on 9/28/2022: New Zoning By-Law 5.1.6 regarding ground water in relation to construction is now in effect!**

Click Here to see Ground Water Regulations


As of January 1, 2023 the State has adopted the 2021 IECC for residential and July 1, 2023 for commercial. Please see the State Department of Energy website/DOER


The Building Department is responsible for the review, inspection and permitting of new construction and/or alterations to any structures within the Town.

Construction Control Documents


All structural lumber spec sheets (LVLs, I-JOISTS) MUST be stamped by a Massachusetts Engineer or Architect, unless submitted plans are stamped by the same.


PERMIT FEE SCHEDULE

Plan Review Fee Schedule

All applications for a building permit are required to be submitted in complete form including the following information:

  • Building Permit application filled out completely including contractor information (license/insurance information, etc.). All questions are required to be answered.
  • Buildings/Structures over 35,000 cubic feet are required to have original stamp and signature, along with affidavits filled out completely.
  • Plot/Site Plan showing location of proposed new building and/or addition.
  • Projects (other than single family dwellings) are required to have Planning Board approval (Site Plan/Special Permit approval). They also have the authority to issue fines on persons or properties violating the Town's General By-Laws, Zoning By-Laws and Building Code Regulations.

If you are planning any construction projects, please plan a minimum of two weeks for completion of your application; plan review and issuance of the building permit for most construction jobs.

We do ask you submit your complaints in writing via the Town Clerks webpage: "I want to" or "Request for Information".


CLICK HERE FOR 
Zoning Determination Letter Request Form


Links:

BBRS-Building Codes

International Code Council (ICC)

Check a Construction Supervisor License

Home Improvement Registration Lookup