Inspectional Services Department record room is located on the lower level at 831 Massachusetts Avenue.
Record room is open:
- Monday - 8:00am - Noon, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
- Tuesday - Thursday - 8:00am - Noon, 1:00pm - 4:30pm
- Friday - 8:00am - 1:00pm
All available records of BZA decisions; building, plumbing and electrical permits issued; plans submitted at time of application or completion of work: restaurant inspections; housing inspections; certificates of occupancy and certificates of inspection are stored in the records room.
Anyone seeking to construct, alter, or demolish a structure or install a sign must first obtain a building permit from a building inspector at the Inspectional Services Department. The building permit must be obtained before the start of any work and must be prominently posted at the job site.