Worcester County Building Permits (Massachusetts)

Search for Worcester 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 Worcester 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 Worcester 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 Worcester 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 Worcester County building permit. Worcester 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 Worcester County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Athol Building Department Athol MA 584 Main Street 01331 978-249-3834

Barre Town Building Department Barre MA 40 West Street 01005 978-355-5011

Clinton Building Department Clinton MA 242 Church Street 01510 978-365-4128

Dudley Building Department and Zoning Dudley MA 71 West Main Street 01571 508-949-8012

Dudley Planning Department Dudley MA 71 West Main Street 01571 508-949-8014

Fitchburg City Building Department Fitchburg MA 718 Main Street 01420 978-345-9633

Gardner Building Department Gardner MA 115 Pleasant Street 01440 978-630-4007

Lancaster Zoning Lancaster MA 695 Main Street 01523 978-368-4010

Leominster Building Department Leominster MA 25 West Street 01453 978-534-7517

Leominster Planning Department Leominster MA 25 West Street 01453 978-534-7525

Milford Town Building Department Milford MA 52 Main Street 01757 508-634-2313

Millbury Building Department Millbury MA 127 Elm Street 01527 508-865-0438


Town and City Halls in Worcester County, MA provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Worcester 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 Worcester County, Massachusetts. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Worcester 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.

1835 Town Hall Sterling MA 31 Main Street 01564 978-422-3041

Ashburnham Town Hall Ashburnham MA 32 Main Street 01430 978-827-4100

Athol Town Hall Athol MA 584 Main Street 01331 978-249-4551

Auburn Town Hall Auburn MA 104 Central Street 01501 508-832-7728

Berlin Town Hall Berlin MA 23 Linden Street 01503 978-838-2444

Blackstone Town Hall Blackstone MA 15 Saint Paul Street 01504 508-883-1500

Bolton Town Hall Bolton MA 663 Main Street 01740 978-779-2297

Brookfield Town Hall Brookfield MA 6 Central Street 01506 508-867-5722

Clinton Town Hall Clinton MA 555 Main Street 01510 978-365-4165

Douglas Town Hall Douglas MA 29 Depot Street 01516 508-476-4000

Dudley Town Hall Dudley MA 71 West Main Street 01571 508-949-8010

East Brookfield Town Hall East Brookfield MA 101 Depot Sq 01515 508-867-6769

Fitchburg City Hall Fitchburg MA 718 Main Street 01420 978-345-9550

Gardner City Hall Gardner MA 95 Pleasant Street 01440 978-632-1900

Gilbertville Town Hall Gilbertville MA 307 MAIN St 01031 413-477-6197

Harvard Town Hall Harvard MA 13 Ayer Road 01451 978-456-4103

Holden Town Hall Holden MA 1204 Main Street 01520 508-829-0225

Hopedale Town Hall Hopedale MA 78 Hopedale Street 01747 508-634-2203

Lancaster Town Hall Lancaster MA 695 Main Street 01523 978-365-3326

Leicester Town Hall Leicester MA 3 Washburn Square 01524 508-892-7000

Leominster City Hall Leominster MA 25 West Street 01453 978-534-7536

Lunenburg Town Hall Lunenburg MA 17 Main Street 01462 978-582-4130

Mendon Town Hall Mendon MA 20 Main Street 01756 508-473-5114

Milford Town Hall Milford MA 52 Main Street 01757

Millbury Town Hall Millbury MA 127 Elm Street 01527 508-865-4710

Millville Town Hall Millville MA 8 Central Street 01529 508-883-8433

New Braintree Town Hall New Braintree MA 20 Memorial Drive 01531 508-867-2071


Building Inspectors in Worcester County, MA ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, Worcester County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, Worcester 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 Worcester County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the Worcester County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show Worcester 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.

Athol Building Inspector Athol MA 584 Main Street 01331 978-249-2868

Auburn Building Inspector Auburn MA 104 Central Street 01501 508-832-7719

Berlin Town Building Inspector Berlin MA 23 Linden Street 01503 978-838-0046

Clinton Building Inspector Clinton MA 242 Church Street 01510 978-365-4128

Gardner Building Inspector Gardner MA 115 Pleasant Street 01440 978-630-4007

Grafton Building Inspector Grafton MA 30 Providence Road 01519 508-839-8502

Leominster Building Inspector Leominster MA 25 West Street 01453 978-534-7517

Leominster Building Inspector Leominster MA 24 Church Street 01453 978-534-7555

Lunenburg Building Inspector Lunenburg MA 17 Main Street 01462 978-582-4146

Milford Building Inspector Milford MA 52 Main Street 01757 508-634-2314

North Brookfield Building Inspector North Brookfield MA 185 North Main Street 01535 508-867-0222