Lexington, Massachusetts
Lexington, Massachusetts
Lexington, Massachusetts Lexington, Massachusetts

 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


ELECTRICAL PERMITS:  When filing an electrical permit application, please include your email address.  The permit will be sent through email.


Information about the Threat of Roof Collapse from MEMA (Mass. Emergency Management Agency)

Mass. Department of Public Safety Public Safety Advisory about the danger posed by heavy snow loads on roofs

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

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

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
Lexington, Massachusetts
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