Barnstable County Building Permits (Massachusetts)

Search for Barnstable County, MA building permits. A building permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, land use permits, occupancy permits, permit rules, rejected permit applications, appeal a rejected permit, construction permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, renovation permits, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


Building Departments in Barnstable County, MA create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Barnstable County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Barnstable County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Barnstable County building permit. Barnstable County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Barnstable County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Barnstable Town Planning Department Hyannis MA 230 South St 02601 508-603-4837

Barnstable Zoning Hyannis MA 200 Main St 02601 508-862-4644

Bourne Planning Department Bourne MA 24 Perry Avenue 02532 508-759-0615

Chatham Building Department Chatham MA 261 George Ryder Road 02633 508-945-5165

Dennis Town Building Department Dennis MA 465 Main Street 02639 508-760-6157

Dennis Town Planning Department Dennis MA 485 Main Street 02660 508-760-6119

Harwich Planning Department Harwich MA 732 Main Street 02645 508-430-7511

Mashpee Building Department Mashpee MA 16 Great Neck Road North 02649 508-539-1400

Truro Building Department Eastham MA 36 Shore Road 02642 508-487-6983


Building Inspectors in Barnstable County, MA ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, Barnstable County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, Barnstable County Building Inspectors issue permits for new construction, remodels, renovations, and planned construction. They also issue demolition, relocation, and occupancy permits, including inspection reports that verify that a Barnstable County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the Barnstable County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show Barnstable County violations and work stoppage orders. They provide information on how to receive a permit as well as permit requirements, and much of this information may be available on the Building Inspector website.

Barnstable Building Inspector Barnstable MA 200 Main Street 02601 508-862-4778

Bourne Building Inspector Bourne MA 24 Perry Avenue 02532 508-759-0600

Brewster Building Inspector Brewster MA 2198 Main Street 02631 508-896-3701

Sandwich Building Inspector Sandwich MA 16 Jan Sebastian Drive 02563 508-888-4200


Town and City Halls in Barnstable County, MA provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Barnstable County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in Barnstable County, Massachusetts. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Barnstable County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

Barnstable Town Hall Hyannis MA # 2, 367 Main St 02601 508-862-4000

Brewster Town Hall Brewster MA 2198 Main Street 02631 508-896-3701

Chatham Town Hall Chatham MA Ste 1, 549 Main St 02633 508-945-5105

Dennis Town Hall Dennis MA 685 Route 134 02660 508-394-8300

Eastham Town Hall Eastham MA 2500 State Highway 02642 508-240-5900

Falmouth Town Hall Falmouth MA 59 Town Hall Square 02540 508-495-7320

Harwich Town Hall Harwich MA 732 Main Street 02645 508-430-7501

Mashpee Town Hall Mashpee MA 16 Great Neck Road North 02649 508-539-1404

Orleans Town Hall Orleans MA 19 School Rd 02653 508-240-3700

Provincetown Town Hall Provincetown MA 260 Commercial St 02657 508-487-7000

Truro Town Hall Truro MA 24 Town Hall Road 02536 508-349-7004

Wellfleet Town Hall Wellfleet MA 300 Main Street 02667 508-349-0300

Yarmouth Town Hall Yarmouth MA 1146 Massachusetts 28 02664 508-398-2231