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About ISD

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.

Contact Information
Nicholas Antanavica
Director of Inspectional Services Department

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.

Phone Number
Fax Number

1 Franey Rd.
Somerville, MA 02145
United States

Employee Directory


  • Building Division

    The Building Division provides permitting, plan review, and related resources to ensure compliance with the Massachusetts State Building Code and Somerville Zoning Ordinance.

  • Health Division

    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.

  • Weights and Measures

    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.


Key Licenses & Permits


Forms & Information

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Programs & Initiatives

Regulation of Fats, Oils, and Greases (FOG)
By following a FOG Management Plan your business can help avoid costly damages to your business and community.

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