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|The Inspectional Services Department is open 7:00am - 5:00pm and Tuesdays evenings until 8:00pm.
Please note: Building Permits can only be issued between 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.
Electrical and Plumbing/Gas Inspectors have office hours: 7:00am - 8:00 am, 3:00pm - 4:00pm.
Newton City Hall, Room 202
John Lojek, Commissioner
The Inspectional Services Department (ISD) is responsible for insuring that buildings are constructed safely and used properly. ISD enforces the provisions of the state building code, city zoning ordinance (Chapter 30 - Zoning Ordinance), and other applicable ordinances. ISD issues permits to allow the construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, and demolition of buildings and structures, as well as the installation of equipment and the location, use and occupancy of all buildings, structures and land.
The Inspectional Services Department front counter is open to the public every weekday, except holidays, from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and Tuesdays until 8 p.m. Please note: No permits can be issued on Tuesday nights.
During these hours, a building inspector is available to assist with permit applications and building code questions.
Tips and FAQ's
Can I file for a permit online or by email?
What are the allowable construction hours?
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