NOTE: The MA Department of Occupational Safety has adopted new requirements under the lead standard that apply to renovation, repair or painting work where lead paint is disturbed. Please review this notice.
TO SCHEDULE BUILDING INSPECTIONS:
Call 978-422-8111 ext. 2301 Monday - Thursday between 7:30 am and 12:00 noon
TO SCHEDULE PLUMBING & GAS INSPECTIONS:
Call 978-422-6542 before 7:00am Monday-Friday
TO SCHEDULE ELECTRICAL INSPECTIONS:
Call 978-422-8111 ext. 2301 Tues & Thurs 7:30 am - 9:30am
The Building Department provides for public safety through the administration and enforcement of the State Building, Electrical, Plumbing and Gas codes and the enforcement of the Zoning by-Laws of the Town of Sterling.
The Building Inspector is responsible for the review and approval of plans and the issuance of building permits under the State Building Code. He is also responsible for the issuance of demolition permits, certificates of occupancy, certificates of inspection and responding to complaints concerning the safety of structures. The Building Inspector is also the Zoning Enforcement Officer for the Town of Sterling.
The Wiring (Electrical) Inspector is responsible for the inspection and approval of wiring and fixture installations for compliance with Massachusetts Electrical Code. He is also responsible for investigating complaints concerning the adequacy and safety of wiring.
The Plumbing & Gas Inspector is responsible for the inspection and approval of new piping systems and alterations of existing systems for compliance with the provisions of Massachusetts Plumbing and Gas Codes. He is also responsible for investigating complaints concerning the safety of gas and plumbing installations.