Board of Survey
Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 41, Section 73
Inspects buildings that are in bad condition and recommends to the Building Department , whether the building should be demolished, repaired or in dangerous condition. Requests for a board of survey are usually made by the Building Commissioner.
Up to 3 years
Kathy Watkins, City Engineer
Charles Sullivan, Executive Director of Historical Commission
Consultant Professional Engineer as Needed (Non City Employee)
Inspectional Services Department, 617-349-6100