Building Department

The Building Department is responsible for reviewing and issuing all Building, Mechanical, Plumbing, Gas, and Electrical Permits. Zoning compliance and code enforcement issues are also addressed by this department.


Brayton Point Port Operations ~ March 17, 2020

Notice regarding the vessel entering Brayton Point is being provided due to concerns of the outbreak of respiratory illness COVID-19. We have discussed with the port operator and reviewed the Coast Guard Guidance, as all port activity is regulated by the Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection.

-The international shipping community and regulatory bodies therein are taking COVID-19 extremely seriously.

-The m/v Lowlands Breeze (upon arrival in USA Waters was inspected by the USCG New York) and specifically checked/cleared in terms of crew/officer health and safety.

-While at first port of call (Albany NY) no crew were granted shore leave.  The same will apply while at Brayton Point.

-The Master of the vessel continues to monitor his crew's health and safety.

-Brayton Point remains in close contact with the USCG, CBP, our MARSEC Security Team, Master of the vessel, and the vessel's Agent here in the USA to ensure all of the above protocols are carried out to continue to ensure the health and safety of the vessel and surrounding communities.


* Applications for Building Permits can be downloaded from this website, submitted via walk-in, fax or mail We cannot process applications or accept payments online.

****Until further notice, permit applications & payments can only be submitted via mail or Town Drop Box.

Fax is an option if paperwork only.

* Incomplete applications will NOT be accepted or held. Please submit all required paperwork together. Please include owner's signatures or copy of signed contract, insurance certificates, license copies, plans, department sign-offs (when applicable).

* New houses: res-check, plot plan, engineered plan for beams, LVLs, trusses

*Electrical permits must be obtained for pool installations & AC/Mechanical

*HVAC: New & replacements require a Manual J & pressure test for ductwork.

* Building permits are required for bathroom & kitchen reno ONLY when any type of framing is involved, removing/replacing sheetrock, replacing or adding window/doors.

*Fences: no permit required. The Town does not provide the services of surveying property lines.

*Sheds:   200 Sq.feet + ...permit required.  Under 200 sq. feet permit needed.   120 sq. feet + ...15 ' set back required. Under 120 sq. feet .... 5' set back required.


Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Kelly Parente Secretary (508) 646-2805
Paul Boucher Building Commissioner / Zoning Enforcement Officer (508) 646-2805
David Tavares Electrical Inspector (508) 646-2805
George Gauthier Assistant Electrical Inspector (508) 646-2805
Scott O'Brien Plumbing Inspector (508) 646-2805
Eric Miguel Assistant Plumbing Inspector (508) 646-2805