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2021/2022 Winter Moratorium for Construction in Public Ways

All "non-emergency" & "non-priority" work will be prohibited for roadway/sidewalk opening or occupancy during from November 22, 2021 to April 1, 2022 (weather dependent).

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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

Please note: The service window closes 15 minutes before the office does.

Monday - Wednesday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Thursday
8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Friday
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Phone Number
x
x5600
Fax Number
Address

1 Franey Rd.
Somerville, MA 02145
United States

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Divisions

  • 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

 

 

Programs & Initiatives

A new fire station will be located on the corner of Middlesex Avenue and Foley Street in Assembly Row.
The Urban Forestry Committee and collaborators have been developing ways to celebrate our hard-working city trees. If you want to help our trees too,

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