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Dalton, Massachusetts
Heaven in the heart of the Berkshires

Building Inspector / Zoning Officer
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The Building Inspector examines submitted plans for new construction, renovations and alterations, for compliance to all applicable building codes, statues and zoning By-laws. He approves plans, safety and zoning requirements and issues building, demolition, sign, fence, pool and woodstove/pellet stove permits.

The Building Inspector inspects new buildings and/or structures under construction and upon completion for compliance with applicable codes. He inspects alterations and repairs during construction and at completion. He issues certificates of Occupancy for new construction. He performs periodic inspections of certain use groups as required in 780 CMR and issues Certificates of Inspection. He inspects existing buildings upon complaints for code and/or zoning violations. He enforces code and zoning violation notices. He is responsible for compiling information needed to ensure compliance of either District or Superior Courts needed to be involved in resolutions.

As Zoning Enforcement Officer, he is responsible for enforcing zoning violations, and issuing violation notices and tickets. He compiles information to be used as evidence in District or Superior Courts to ensure compliance with zoning.

Building Inspector/ Zoning Officer: Brian Duval

Location: Town Hall, 462 Main St., Dalton, MA 01226
Hours: Mon, Wed, Thur 8AM-5PM (Lunch 12:30 PM - 1:00PM) Tues 8AM-12:30  
Phone: 413-684-6111 ext. 27


 Electrical and Plumbing Inspectors
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More information is available in the latest Annual Report, available under Publications.

Revised Fee Schedule Effective 4/1/18

Official site of the Town of Dalton, Massachusetts