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Hours of Operation
Office is open - Monday - Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm
Commercial Inspector - Brian Bower - Monday - Friday: 8:30am to 9:30am and 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Residential Inspector - Jon Millian (Plans Examiner) & Gregg Schoener - Monday - Friday: 8:30am to 9:30am and 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Plumbing Inspectors - Salvatore Pinzone - Monday - Friday 8:30am to 10:00am and 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Inspector of Buildings
Superintendent of Public Buildings
Mission Statement. "It is the mission of the Building Department to provide the highest standards of building safety through enforcement of the Massachusetts State Building Code and the Waltham Zoning Ordinance. We are dedicated to providing accurate and concise information about property uses, the rights of property owners and all concerned. We take personal responsibility for the safety of all who live and work in the City of Waltham. “It is a good day indeed when we do our job and absolutely nothing bad happens”. Public service with a “private sector attitude” is the key to successful government operation. We shall protect a person’s right to use and enjoy their property while insuring the rights of all surrounding neighbors to enjoy their property as well. It is our responsibility to be forever vigilant in the safety, welfare and protection of all inhabitants of the City of Waltham."
Lisa Brackesy - Administrative Assitant to Inspector of Buildings 781-314-3277
Building and Sign Permits
Inspectors Administrative Assistant
*Please direct all questions regarding permitting requirements, application requirements and all administrative questions to Sandra - 781-314-3284*
Plumbing and Gas Permits
Plumbing and Gas Inspector
Wires Department (Electrical): 781-314-3175
Click here for the Wires Department website
Building Permit Application Requirements:
Applications must be printed on CARDSTOCK PAPER ONLY
Applications MUST be SUBMITTED WITH ALL SIGNATURES.
Property Owners MUST SIGN the APPLICATION.
Building Permits are NOT ACCEPTED BY MAIL.
Commercial Permit Fee's are $22.00 per Thousand ($1000)
Residential Permit Fee's are $12.00 per Thousand ($1000)
The Building Department requires that Commercial Building Plans be submitted in Paper Form and also in PDF Format.
|William L. Forte||Inspector of Buildings/Superintendent of Public Buildings||Please contact Lisa Brackesy for appointments|
|Patrick Powell||Sr. Building Inspector||(781) 314-3282|
|Sandra Vidal||Inspectors Administrative Assistant/Building Department Webmaster||(781) 314-3284|
|Jon Millian||Sr. Building Inspector - Residential Inspector/Plans Examiner||(781) 314-3278|
|Brian Bower||Sr. Building Inspector - Commercial Inspector||(781) 314-3285|
|Gregg Schoener||Residential Inspector||(781) 314-3280|
|John J. Jennings||Sr. Building Inspector - Multi Family||(781) 314-3289|
|Salvatore Pinzone||Sr. Plumbing and Gas Inspector||(781) 314-3279|
|Charles R Fremault Jr.||Assistant Sr.Plumbing and Gas Inspector - 8:30 - 12:30 (Part Time Only)||(781) 314-3279|
|Lisa Brackesy||Administrative Assistant to the Inspector of Buildings/Superintendent|