Town Of Richmond

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Building & Zoning Enforcement

Building Inspector
Paul Greene

Zoning Officer
Paul Greene
413-446-0964 Cell


Office Hours
1st, 2nd, 4th Wednesday
9:30AM - 11:00AM

Richmond Town Hall

1529 State Road
Richmond, MA 01254
413-698-3355 Phone
413-698-3272 Fax


Please note that, effective immediately, all building permits for substantial construction or remodeling will require a sign-off by the Assessor’s Department prior to the issuance of a certificate of occupancy by the Building Inspector.



PERMITS                                                      FEES


Building Inspector


Application                                                                                                        $20.00

Demolition (any structure)                                                                                   $50.00

Wood Stoves / Chimney Work                                                                            $50.00

Tents (Temporary Structure)                                                                                $50.00

Docks/Ramps                                                                                                   $50.00

Solar/Wind                                                                                                        $50.00

Sheet Metal                                                                                                      $50.00

Roofing Material Change or Sheathing                                                                 $75.00

Certificate of Occupancy                                                                                    $50.00

Certificate of Occupancy (Temporary)                                                                  $30.00

Certificate of Occupancy (No permit issues-researching records)                         $100.00

Certificate of Occupancy (for business transfers)                                                $100.00

Commercial Building Annual Inspection                                                             $100.00

Inspections Required for Code Violations – per site visit                                       $50.00 (paid on site)

Special Permits, Variances, Appeals                                                                $200.00

Tennis Courts                                                                                                 $100.00

Swimming Pools                                                                                             $100.00


Electrical – Wiring Inspector

New House (includes three inspections)                                                            $100.00

All Others (per inspection)                                                                                 $45.00


Plumbing, Gas, Oil Burner, Fuel Tank, Propane Tank

Includes two traps or fixtures                                                                              $45.00

Additional traps or fixtures                                                                                  $ 7.00 each

All additional inspections (if required)                                                                   $45.00




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