Lexington, Massachusetts
Lexington, Massachusetts
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 Community Development 

 Building Permit Activity 

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Fee Schedule

 Electrical Permit

 Plumbing Permit

 Gas Fitting Permit

 Plumbing/Gas Permit Fees

 Mechanical Permit

 Sheet Metal Permit

 Building Permit Fees

 Tent Permit

*** What to submit with Building permits  Updated 12/3/12

Residential Building Permits:

Commercial Building Permits:


 State Board of Building Regulations and Standards (State Building Code)

 Board of State Examiners of Plumbers & Gasfitters

 Board of State Examiners of Electricians

 Winter Storm Tips for Buildings

Building Division

We are now taking Building, Electrical, and Plumbing/Gas permit applications through ViewPermit electronic permitting software.

                    online link         detailed instructions         press release


In office: Building permits are accepted until 3:00 p.m.  Electrical, plumbing and gas are accepted until 4:30 p.m.

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Please submit a Certificate of Liability Insurance with the "Town of Lexington" listed as a certificate holder with all building permits

Inspector's Office Hours Monday through Friday:

Donald "Duke" LaConte, Plumbing/Gas 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Electrical 9:00 - 10:00 a.m & 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Bruce Dempsey, Building/Alternate Electrical 7:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Peter Curro, Building 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.


FAX:  781-861-2780

General Information Line:  781-698-4530 

Note:  Call 781-698-4510 to request a building inspection. 
   **Please do not use email.

  • for Building and Mechanical inspections use: 781-698-4530
  • for Plumbing and Gas use: 781-698-4513
  • for Electrical use: 781-698-4512


Building Commissioner Fred Lonardo 781-698-4530
Building Inspector Bruce Dempsey 781-698-4514
Building Inspector Peter Curro 781-698-4511
Inspector of Wires Alix Berube 781-698-4512
Plumbing/Gas/Mechanical Donald "Duke" LaConte 781-698-4513
Zoning Administrator David George 781-698-4515

Description of Services : 

The Building Division staff:

  • Enforces state building, electrical, plumbing, gas and mechanical codes, as well as local zoning by-laws and Architectural Access Board Regulations;
  • Issues permits;
  • Inspects construction sites;
  • Conduct periodic safety inspections of multi-family dwellings, restaurants, schools, religious institutions, museums, and other places of assembly; and
  • Levies fines or prosecutes when necessary to obtain code compliance

Lexington, Massachusetts
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