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Permit Fees

Building Department Permit Fees

Category : Land & Property Department / Board / Committee : Building Department Type : Fees

Below are the fee schedules for the various Permits the Building Department issues.  These fees cover the costs of plan reviews, on-site inspections, and other administration associated with permitted projects in the Town of Westwood.  Some important items to note on these fees are as follows:

  • There are separate fee schedules for commercial and residential projects.
  • Working without the appropriate permits may result in the FEES BEING TRIPLED once the permits are obtained
  • The fees are based on the valuation of the permitted work including all labor & materials. The Building Department reserves the right to adjust the valuation of the work if it appears to be too low.
  • If the scope of work covered under the Permit is reduced (or canceled) after the Permit is issued, fees will not be refunded.
  • A Permit will not be issued until the fee is paid in full.

Building Permit Fees

Electrical Permit Fees

Gas Fitting Permit Fees

Mechanical & Sprinkler Permit Fees

Plumbing Permit Fees

Periodic Inspection Fees 780 CMR Table 110

 

 

THE TRANSFER OF A BUILDING PERMIT FROM ONE INDIVIDUAL TO ANOTHER (FOR INSTANCE, BETWEEN AN ARCHITECT AND A GENERAL CONTRACTOR) PRIOR TO THE START OF CONSTRUCTION WILL REQUIRE A FEE OF $500 TO BE PAID TO THE BUILDING DEPARTMENT.  IF WORK HAS ALREADY BEGUN ON THE PERMITTED WORK, ANY FEES ASSESSED WILL BE AT THE DISCRETION OF THE BUILDING DEPARTMENT.