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Department of Inspectional Services

Department:                                  

Department of Inspectional Services

 

Building Division

 

70 Tapley Street

 

 

Public Liaison:

Mark Hebert, Deputy Building Commissioner

 

(413) 787-6038

 

Email: mhebert@springfieldcityhall.com

 

 

Office Hours:

Monday – Friday 7:00am – 4:30pm

 

 

Description of Board:  

The building division is responsible for the enforcement of the state building code, handicapped access regulations, zoning ordinances, and conditions attached to special permits. It issues permits for building, wiring, plumbing, gas, and signs and performs plan reviews, on-site inspection of all new construction, alterations, and repairs. The division also oversees change of use and occupancy, demolitions, and zoning violations. Building permits must be obtained before construction begins.

 

 

Inspector Contact Information:

See Building Inspector Map for Area boundary:

View Inspections Map

Building Inspectors:

Green Area: 
Building: William Scott
Complaint: William Scott   
CI: Richard V. Olsson 
Zoning: Jerry La Rose 
 

Yellow Area:

Building: Kevin Duquette
Complaint: Kevin Duquette

CI: Frederick R. Furey

Zoning: Keith D. O'Connor


For a Building inspection call Sue Rousseau (413) 787-6031 

See Electrical & Plumbing Inspector Map for Area boundary:
View Inspections Map

 

Plumbing and Electrical Inspectors:

Gold Area: 
Plumbing: Alberto Hernandez
Electrical: Bobby Ray Williams, Jr.

Red Area:
Plumbing: Michael T. Normoyle
Electrical: Riccardo Bedinotti

Blue Area:
Plumbing: Sam Santaniello

Electrical: Joe Desmond

For an Electrical inspection call Maria Triggs (413) 787-6040

For a Plumbing inspection call Mary Devivo (413) 787-6047

 

 

 

Permits Issued:

Building Permits

Plumbing Permits

Demolition Permits

Sign Permits

Electrical Permits 

 

 

Process for Obtaining Permit(s):

Building permit applications may be picked up during regular business hours at the Inspectional Services Department located at 70 Tapley Street. For advice regarding compliance with building permit applications contact the Building Department. For questions regarding zoning ordinances and sign regulation applications, please contact Mike Jachym, the Zoning Administrator, at (413) 787-7807.

 

 

Advertising Requirements:

Not applicable

 

 

Time Frame for Public Hearing:

Not applicable

 

 

Time Frame for Decision:

After all required documentation and plans are submitted, permit review shall not exceed 30 days.

 

 

Appeal Process:

Building: Code appeals to Massachusetts Building Code Board of Appeals.

 (617)727-7532 or visit website at www.mass.gov/bbrs

Electrical: Submit a request in writing regarding the appeal to the Board of Electricians’ Appeals, 239 Causeway Street, Suite 500, Boston, MA 02114, the notice of disapproval received by the wiring inspector, and a check or money order for $75 made payable to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Plumbing & Gas: Call Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters at 617-727-9952 to obtain an application to appeal. $75 application fee.

 

 

Fee Schedule:

See table below.

 

 

Applicable Local, State, Federal Statutes

Massachusetts Building Code 780 C.M.R.

Springfield City Ordinances and Zoning Ordinance

 









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