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Sheds that are greater than 200 sq. ft. in area require a building permit and must be placed 20′ from the side property line and 30′ from the rear property line. Sheds that are 200 sq. ft. or less … More

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See Board of Appeals website for all special permit applications.

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For details, click on Building Documents to download fact sheet or for more information see www.state.ma.us/bbrs and search for new trench regulations.

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All inspections are conducted Monday through Friday and must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. Call the building department Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 978-440-5461 to schedule inspection. Building Inspections: … More

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Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Building Permit applications are accepted during office hours and are reviewed by the Building Inspector at a later time. In most cases, permits … More

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Residential A: 40,000 sq ft, 180 ft of frontage Residential C: 60,000 sq ft, 210 ft of frontage Wayside Inn Historic Preservation Zone: 5 Acres, 210 ft of frontage

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Minimum building setbacks in all residential districts:20 feet side yard30 feet rear yard40 feet front yard (corner lots have 2 front yard setbacks)

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OpenGov (formerly ViewPoint Cloud) allows you to view and apply for permits online. Click HERE to be directed to the OpenGov permitting portal to apply for building, wiring, plumbing, gas and sheet metal/mechanical permits.

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