Building Inspector

 
  • Please submit all completed building permit applications to Bill Sanborn by email:  bsanborn@essexma.org. Each permit will be reviewed for completeness. When you receive confirmation that the application is complete, please drop the completed applicatoin, all attachments, and a check in the drop box at Town Hall (or mail), and the permit will be processed as soon as possible.
  • No matter the age of a property, all Building Permit applications for the demolition of a building must be reviewed the Historical Commission.
  • All Commercial Building Plans must be reviewed by both the Plumbing Inspector and the Electrical Inspector. Building permit applications for Commercial Buildings are available at the office only.
  • If you believe your project is going to require zoning relief, you must contact the Building Department first.
  • Inspections: Please call 978-768-2514 before 9:00 a.m. on Friday and the Building Inspector or the Assistant Building Inspector will arrive for the inspection either the following Friday Afternoon or Saturday morning. Inspections may also be requested by email. Please plan accordingly.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Bill Sanborn Building Commissioner
Natalie Fiore Clerk
Paul Orlando Assistant Building Inspector