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Building Inspector
Contact TypeContact Information
Contact:
Building Inspector
L. William Holton
Assistant Building Inspector
Mary-Ellen Feener
Clerk
Address:
Essex Town Hall
Temporarily at 74 Martin Stree
Essex, MA 01929
Phone:
978-768-2514
Fax:
978-768-2505
FEES LISTED BELOW & IN LINKS TO LEFT
Hours:
BILL HOLTON, ASSISTANT BLDG INSPECTOR
MONDAY 7:30 A.M. - 8:30 A.M.

BILL SANBORN, BUILDING INSPECTOR
WEDNESDAY 5:00 - 7:00 P.M.
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IMPORTANT: All Building Permit Applications left at Town Hall, emailed or sent via a fax machine and not presented in person to the Building Inspector or the Assistant Building Inspector will be returned to the applicant without review.

IMPORTANT: No matter the age of a property, all Building Permit applications for the demolition of a building must be reviewed the Historical Commission.

IMPORTANT: All Commercial Building Plans must be reviewed by both the Plumbing Inspector and the Electrical Inspector.

IMPORTANT: If you obtain a Variance from the Board of Appeals please revisit the Building Inspector to ask what, if anything, you need to do next.

INSPECTIONS: Please call 978-768-2514 before noon on Friday and the Building Inspector or the Assistant Building Inspector will arrive for the inspection either the following Friday Afternoon or Saturday morning.  Please plan accordingly.

BUILDING FEE SCHEDULE

Any construction work including new building, additions, etc.

Permit Application Minimum - $35.00
Cost of Construction - $10.00 per $1,000 plus minimum fee
Building Demolition Fee - $75.00 per story
Reinspection Fee        - $25.00 per reinspection
Stop Work Order Release Fee - $50.00
Sheet Metal Permits (residential) - $5.00 per $1,000
Sheet Metal Permits (commercial) - $10.00 per $1,000

 
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