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Building Inspector
Contact TypeContact Information
Contact:
Building Commissioner
Local Building Inspector
Clerk
Address:
Essex Town Hall
30 Martin Stree
Essex, MA 01929
Phone:
978-768-2514
Fax:
978-768-2505
FEES LISTED BELOW & IN LINKS TO LEFT
Hours:
BILL HOLTON, LOCAL BLDG INSPECTOR
MONDAY 7:30 A.M. - 8:30 A.M. MONDAY HOLIDAYS INSPECTOR WILL BE IN ON TUESDAYS.

BILL SANBORN, BUILDING COMMISSIONER
WEDNESDAY 5:00 - 7:00 P.M.
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IMPORTANT:  Building Permit Applications must be submitted to Building Inspectors in person. Applications left on desk or mailed will be returned to sender and rejected.

IMPORTANT: No matter the age of a property, all Building Permit applications for the demolition of a building must be reviewed the Historical Commission.

IMPORTANT: All Commercial Building Plans must be reviewed by both the Plumbing Inspector and the Electrical Inspector. Building permit applications for Commercial Buildings are available at the office only.

IMPORTANT: If you believe your project is going to require zoning relief, you must contact the Building Department first.

INSPECTIONS: Please call 978-768-2514 before 9:00 a.m. on Friday and the Building Inspector or the Assistant Building Inspector will arrive for the inspection either the following Friday Afternoon or Saturday morning. Inspections may also be requested by email. Please plan accordingly.

BUILDING FEE SCHEDULE

Any construction work including new building, additions, demolition, renovations, etc.

Permit Application Minimum - $35.00
Cost of Construction - $10.00 per $1,000 plus minimum fee
Building Demolition Fee - $75.00 per story
Reinspection Fee        - $25.00 per reinspection
Stop Work Order Release Fee - $50.00
Sheet Metal Permits (residential) - $5.00 per $1,000
Sheet Metal Permits (commercial) - $10.00 per $1,000

 
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