Code Administration is responsible to enforce the Massachusetts Codes for Building, Electrical, Plumbing & Gas, and Sheet Metal. Our goal in administering the building and mechanical codes is public safety. Through the permitting, plan review, and inspection process Code Administration ensures that buildings are safe for occupancy.
Zoning administration duties include: interpretation and enforcement of the Zoning Bylaw; as well as administrative and technical staff to the Zoning Board of Appeals. The purpose of the Zoning Administration is to ensure that the growth and development of the Town is in accordance with the Zoning Bylaw, as approved by Town Meeting.
Weights & Measures duties include annual testing of all weighing and measuring devices used in commerce and investigating consumer complaints regarding those devices. The objective is to maintain equity in the market place for both consumers and merchants.