Building & Inspections

  • Mission Statement
The mission of the Building Inspection and Zoning Enforcement Division is to contribute to the protection of the public and the unique character of Concord through the enforcement of building codes and zoning bylaws by incorporating the following principles.
  • Customer Service: Strive each day to efficiently, effectively, and courteously respond to each customer, both internal and external.
  • Employee Development: Maintain an environment which is positive, supportive and safe so that employees can creatively and effectively provide services.
  • Legal Compliance: Comply with local, state and federal laws by ensuring that public and private buildings are constructed or changed in accordance with all bylaws and relevant state and federal laws.
  • Resource Management: Use our financial, material and information resources creatively and judiciously under the guidance of relevant law and organizational standards.
  • THE BUILDING DEPARTMENT WILL BE CLOSED WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 19,2018 THROUGH FRIDAY,SEPTEMBER 21ST AS WE PREPARE FOR RENOVATIONS TO OUR SPACE. ON MONDAY SEPTEMBER 24,2018 OUR DEPARTMENT WILL BE TEMPORARILY LOCATED ON THE SECOND FLOOR IN THE MEETING ROOM TO THE LEFT OF THE STAIRS.
  • PLEASE SUBMIT ALL INFORMATION ON DOUBLE SIDED PAPER
  • STARTING JANUARY 1, 2019 ALL PLANS FOR REVIEW MUST BE ON 24 X 36(ONE COPY for the site) AND ON DISC(ONE COPY) FOR OUR FILES.
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 Floor Area Ratio Bylaw/GFA Information

Construction Noise Bylaw

Height Definition Explanation and New 9th edition information WITH MASSACHUSETTS AMENDMENTS

As a reminder, the new, ninth edition code is based on modified versions of the following 2015 codes as published by the International Code Council (ICC).

SIGN BYLAW FOR NON-COMMERCIAL AND COMMERCIAL SIGNS ON YOUR PROPERTY AND REQUIREMENTS FOR PLACING SIGNS ON TOWN PROPERTY

CLOSING OUT PERMITS INFORMATION