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Building Inspectors are responsible for:

  • Ascertaining that all requirements are met before permits are issued,
  • Performing building inspections,
  • Issuing building permits,
  • Enforcing the Town's Zoning By-Laws, State Building Code, Sign Code,
  • Citing violations and imposing fines when necessary,
  • Investigating complaints that come under our jurisdiction, and
  • Performing annual inspection of all places of assembly.

Inspector in-office hours

 Monday -Friday
8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Inspectors are also in the office alternating Wednesday evenings. Please check with the individual inspectors regarding their Wednesday evening hours, and other hours available during the day.


Kenneth Cimeno
Building Commissioner
(781) 751-9182

Frederick Johnson
Assistant Building Commissioner
(781) 751-9181

James Sullivan
Building Inspector
(781) 751-9187