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Regulations & Codes

State Mandated Regulations & Inspections

CodeStatuteInspection Schedule
105 CMR 123.000 (PDF)Tanning Facilities2 times a year plus upon complaint
105 CMR 300.000 (PDF)Communicable and Infectious Disease Reporting, Isolation and QuarantineFollow-up required by Public Health nurse on all diseases
105 CMR 410.000 (PDF)Minimum Standard for Human HabitationUpon request
105 CMR 430.000 (PDF)Recreational Camps for children2 times a year plus upon complaint
105 CMR 435.000 (PDF)Minimum Standards for Swimming PoolsMonthly and/or Upon complaint
105 CMR 445.000 (PDF)Bathing BeachWeekly during season plus water sample and upon complaint
105 CMR 460.000Lead Poison and Control (lead paint code)Upon complaint
105 CMR 590.000 (PDF)Minimum Sanitation Standards for Food Establishments1-4 times a year plus illness and complaint
105 CMR 675.000 (PDF)Air Quality for Indoor Skating RinksAnnually plus complaint or high readings
310 CMR 15 (PDF)Minimum Requirements for Subsurface Disposal of Sanitary Sewage (Title V)Upon complaint
310.CMR 7.00 (PDF)Air Pollution Control RegulationsUpon complaint
310 CMR 7.18Automotive Refinishing RegulationUpon complaint
Chapter 98 41, 43Weight and Measures (scales and gas pumps)Annually
310 CMR 15.000 Title 5Upon Complaint
Mass General Law Chapter 111 section 122Public Health Nuisance LawUpon complaint
Mass General Law Chapter 111 24Universal Immunization (Elder Influenza Clinic)Annually
Mass General Law Chapter 252Mosquito ControlSeasonally, upon complaint
Rabies Control and Quarantine (PDF)Rabies Control and QuarantinePer incident


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