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Building Permit Application Checklist

Application will NOT be accepted unless all applicable information is provided
Completed Building Permit Application- completely filled out

Plot Plan- showing location of structure on lot, purposed and existing, distances to lot lines (front, sides, rear) lot dimensions, water & sewer locations and wetlands, area of disturbance, accurately drawn and stamped by an engineer- if applicable, As build plan is REQUIRED prior to frame inspection.

1 Copy of Construction Supervisors License and/or Home Improvement Contractor License -if applying under Homeowner Exemption Law fill out attached form.

Septic (Board of Health Approval) or Sewer Permit ( DPW)- if applicable

Well ( Board of Health Approval) or Water Permit (DPW)- if applicable

Curb Cut- (DPW)- if applicable

Energy Code Compliance Worksheets  to meet IEEC requirements -  if applicable

Construction Plans Drawn to Scale 2 Sets – (floor plans, typical cross section, framing plans, elevations, foundation plan, window & door sizes, sizing spacing fastening, and chimney detail.)  Note: Massachusetts Registered Professional Engineer Stamp REQUIRED for all floor, roof trusses, LVL’s, steel or any other engineered lumber.

    Tax Collector Form - Workers Comp Form - Debris Disposal Form - filled out and signed.

Stormwater Management & Land Disturbance Permit – Applies to all activities that result in disturbance of one or more acres of land. (note: permit is issued by Board of Selectman and no permit needed if a Order of Conditions has been obtained by the Conservation Commission)

Special Permit, Variance &  Conservation Approval(s) - if applicable,  Recorded at the Registry of Deeds

Note: A separate Electrical, Plumbing, and/or Gas permit may be required for each type of work. These permits are not included in a building permit. Building permit applications will be reviewed and acted on in a timely manor, within (30) days, incomplete or insufficient information will delay the review process. Subdivision building permits will not be accepted until the Planning Board has issued lot releases.

Fire Department permits and inspections may be required for certain construction projects, see Fire Department for requirements.


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