Building Department

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Commercial Inspector - Brian Bower - Monday - Friday: 8:30am to 9:30am and 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Residential Inspector - Jon Millian - Monday - Friday: 8:30am to 9:30am and 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Plumbing Inspectors - Charles Fremault - Monday - Friday: 8:30am to 12:30 (Inspections) 8:30 to 9:30 (Office Hours) Bob Caruso - Monday - Friday 8:30am to 12:30pm (Inspections) 8:30am to 9:30pm (Office Hours)

Phone

(781) 314-3275

Fax

(781) 314-3286

Address

Waltham Building Department
119 School Street
Government Center, Lower Level
Waltham, MA 02451
United States

Waltham has adopted the Stretch Code (Please see attached)

 

To contact the Wires Department (Electrical) please dial 781-314-3175

When Mailing in Electrical Permits please mail to - Wires Department - 119 School St, 1st Floor, Waltham Ma 02451.

Click here for the Wires Department website.

 

The Waltham Building Department is located at - 119 School St, Lower Level, Waltham Ma 02451.

As of July 1, 2012 - Sign application will be accepted on Card Stock Paper Only

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.

Our Responsibilities

The Building Department is responsible for issuing building permits, and enforcing the Local Zoning Ordinances. We have property files, permit records and building plans dating back to 1894. We also have copies of state and city zoning ordinances and by-laws. All documents and records are available to the public, with some exceptions pertaining to investigative materials under legal review. 

Our Mission

It is the mission of the Building Department to insure public safety, health and welfare as they are affected by building construction, through providing structural strength, adequate means of egress, sanitary conditions, light and ventilation, energy conservation, fire safety and to further secure safety health and welfare to inhabitants, visitors and property, from all hazards incident to the design, construction, reconstruction, alterations, repairs, demolition, removal and use and occupancy of building and structures and land.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Patrick Powell Zoning Officer (781) 314-3282
Janice Stankard Administrative Assistant (781) 314-3277
Sandra Vidal Inspectors Administrative Assistant (781) 314-3284
Jon Millian Residential Inspector (781) 314-3278
Brian Bower Commercial Inspector (781) 314-3285
Gregg Schoener Plans Examiner (781) 314-3280
John J. Jennings Sr. Building Inspector - Multi Family (781) 314-3289
Charles R Fremault Jr. Sr.Plumbing and Gas Inspector - 8:30 - 12:30 (781) 314-3279
Bob Caruso Sr. Plumbing and Gas Inspector - 8:30 - 12:30 (781) 314-3279
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