City Department: Building

The Building and Zoning Division is responsible for assuring that building, zoning, electrical, mechanical and plumbing codes are followed to ensure the public welfare. The Building Commissioner interprets and enforces the State Building Code, the Fitchburg Zoning Ordinance, and relevant portions of the City Code. The Building Department issues building permits, occupancy permits, wiring permits, plumbing permits, sign permits and natural gas permits. Information regarding the Zoning Ordinance and the location of the 100-year floodplain can be obtained from the Building Department.