Department of Inspections


The Department of Inspections is responsible for the enforcement of the building and zoning codes for the purposes of promoting the health, safety, convenience and welfare of the inhabitants of the community as well for the testing of all weighing and measuring devices used in town.


The Department of Inspections offers the following services: 

  • Building Inspections
  • Code Enforcement
  • Electrical Inspections
  • Plumbing Inspections
  • Sealing of Weights and Measures

To schedule an inspection, please call the office.  

  • Walter Burlingame, Plumbing & Gas Inspector
  • Tim Cutler, Assistant Plumbing & Gas Inspector
  • William Cooke, Wiring Inspector
  • Shawn Wills, Assistant Wiring Inspector

Building Permits

A permit is required for any type of construction or installation of an accessory structure. All permits must be applied for, with fees, by a licensed building contractor, plumbing contractor (including lawn irrigation), gas fitter and electrical contractor. Fines will be assessed for any work done without a permit. 

Applications are submitted though our online permitting portal.  

To search for permit record information, refer to the Public Permit Records

Applicable Codes
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Contact Us

  • John G. Naff, CBOBuilding Commissioner

  • Kristen MeehanAdministrative Assistant

  • 350 Taunton Street, Wrentham, MA 02093

    Phone:508-384-5421Fax:508-384-6553[email protected]

    Days Available:Monday - ThursdayHours Available:7:00 AM - 3:30 PMTuesday PM By Appointment Only