The Inspectional Services Department (ISD) ensures the safety of residents and community members by enforcing city ordinances and state and federal codes relating to building construction and public health.
Document Drop-Off and Payment Hours
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Please note: The service window closes 15 minutes before the office does.
1 Franey Rd.
Somerville, MA 02145
The Building Division provides permitting, plan review, and related resources to ensure compliance with the Massachusetts State Building Code and Somerville Zoning Ordinance.
The Health Division provides residents and community members with high quality education, code enforcement, emergency services, and support to improve health and safety in the City.
The Weights and Measures Division enforces all State laws and regulations having to do with weights and measures, such as check-out scanners, taximeters, gasoline pumps, and supermarket scales.
Programs & Initiatives
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