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WELCOME TO THE INSPECTIONAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT

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A Nahant home.

Inspectional Services Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
and Thursday
7:30 AM - 4 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Department Overview
Assistant To The Inspectors | Kimberly Shultz Campo
(781) 581-5263 (Direct Line)
Building Inspector | Wayne T. Wilson
Thomas Walsh Jr. | Assistant
(781) 581-5263
Electrical Inspector | Ed Poulin
Dave Doyle | Assistant
(781) 581-5263
Plumbing/Gas Inspector | Michael F. Cullinan
(781) 581-5263
Fire Inspections | Nahant Fire
(781) 581-1235
Health Officer | John Coulon
TBA | Assistant
(781) 581-9927

Request for Enforcement
Please download and print the form below if you would like to contact the Health Department or make a request for enforcement.

Download the Request for Enforcement Form

Please use the tabs on the left for details on our Online Permitting system and building permit archive.

Welcome To The Building Inspectors Webpage

Building Work Permit Application
January 2016

The Town of Nahant is pleased to announce that the new on line permitting program is now available to the public. 

All Building, Electrical, Plumbing and Gas permits must be applied for online.
FILE A NEW PERMIT HERE
January 2016

Call Kimberly with any questions
(781) 581-5263

To view current and past issued permits
VIEW PERMIT ARCHIVE

Building Inspector
Appointed by the Town Administrator
Wayne T. Wilson


Assistant To The Inspectors

Appointed by the Town Administrator
Kimberly Shultz Campo
(781) 581-5263

Important Announcement Regarding Flood Insurance

Existing FEMA Map

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is currently updating and modernizing the Nation’s flood maps. The new maps will reflect recent changes to floodplain sand flood risks, and will drive changes in flood insurance requirements for some property owners.

The Application for Permit To Perform Building Work
is now available for downloading and printing. We have also posted a a small group of supplemental documents you should review before submitting your Building Permit request.

If you have any questions please contact us at Town Hall or by the emaill address below:
Wayne T. Wilson
buildinginspector@nahant.org

Online Documents (PDF Format)
Building Related Documents  
Table of Dimensional Requirements
(Lot, frontage, yard and heights)
(November 2006)
Table of Use Regulations
(Table 1)
(November 2006)
Supplemental Documents
   
Workers' Compensation Forms and Information
Employees Guide to the Massachusetts Workers' Compensation System
Workers' Compensation Insurance Affidavit:
For Builders, Contractors, Electritions and Plumbers
Workers' Compensation Insurance Affidavit:
For General Businesses

Town of Nahant FY 16 Inspectional Services Fees
Effective February 1, 2016

Building FY 16 Fees
Permits/applications $12.00/$1,000
min: $30.00
Sheet Metal Permit $10.00/$1,000

Plumbing FY 16 Fees
Residential - new work $50.00 plus $10.00/fixture
Replacement $50.00 plus $10.00/fixture
Water heater $50.00
Second meter $25.00
Backflow $25.00
Commercial - new work $80.00 plus $15.00/fixture
Sewer connection $50.00 plus $15.00/fixture
Ejector pumps $50.00

Gas FY 16 Fees
Residential $50.00 plus $10.00/fixture
Up to 250,000 BTU $55.00
Over 250,000 BTU $75.00
Range Replacements $50.00
Water Heater Replacements $25.00
Dryer Replacements $50.00
Commercial $80.00 plus $10.00/fixture
Re-Inspection fee $40.00
Pressure Reducing Valve $15.00
Generator $60.00
Gas Fireplace $60.00
Wood Stove $60.00
Work started without permit the application fee will triple

Electrical FY 16 Fees
New service, $10.00/$1,000.00 Min. $30.00
New service, up to 200 amps $50.00
New service, over to 200 amps $80.00
New Services, each additional meter $15.00
Swimming pools $30.00
Fire Alarm $50.00
Security System $50.00
Re-Inspection Fee $30.00

Code Enforcement - General FY 16 Fees
Working without a permit - all trades
Violations
First Offense Warning
2nd Offense $25.00
3rd Offense $50.00
4th Offense $100.00
5th and Subsequent Offense $300.00

Welcome To Our Online Permitting Webpage

The Town of Nahant is pleased to announce that the new on line permitting program is now available to the public. 

All Building, Electrical, Plumbing and Gas permits must be applied for online using the links below. Please call Kimberly Shultz with any questions: (781) 581-5263

For Building Permits | FILE FOR A NEW PERMIT HERE
January 2016
1. Fill out the Online Application and submit it.
2. Print a copy ONLY AFTER submitting your application online and use the special PRINT BUTTON provided by the software program
3. After printing a copy, please sign it
4. Obtain the required sign off's
5. Bring in the signed application along with all the plans and required info for review (Residential Permit Instructions, Commercial Permit Instructions) COMING SOON!

For Electrical Permits | FILE FOR A NEW PERMIT HERE
January 2016
1. Fill out the Online Application and submit it.
2. Print a copy ONLY AFTER submitting your application online and use the special PRINT BUTTON provided by the software program
3. After printing a copy, please sign it
4. Mail it to Town of Nahant, Inspectional Services Dept. Along with a check made out to the Town of Nahant.

For Plumbing and Gas Permits | FILE FOR A NEW PERMIT HERE
January 2016
1. Fill out the Online Application and submit it.
2. Print a copy ONLY AFTER submitting your application online and use the special PRINT BUTTON provided by the software program
3. After printing a copy, please sign it
4. Mail it to Town of Nahant, Inspectional Services Dept. Along with a check made out to the Town of Nahant.

PERMITTING HELP
- Download the Definition Drawings | PDF
- Download the Table of Dimensional Requirements
- Download The Nahant Zoning By-Laws

The following instructions might be helpful, and can be printed.
The first screen has a series of drop down boxes which need to be filled in. The first box allows you to select the "Street Name" of the address where the work is to be performed.

Once the Street Name has been selected, please WAIT.

The page will automatically refresh itself. Once it has refreshed (it takes a couple of seconds to refresh, depending on the speed of your connection), you can now click on the "Street No." box and select the actual house or property number from the drop down list which appears.

Once the "Map No" has been selected, the page will again automatically refresh itself, and the remaining fields under the "Owner" will automatically be pre-filled by the software program. IF THE OWNER'S INFORMATION IS NOT CORRECT, PLEASE GO BACK TO THE BUTTON NEXT TO "Street Name" WHICH SAYS "

No Street Address/ New Owner", CLICK ON IT AND MANUALLY ENTER YOUR INFORMATION.

If you are a contractor, and working on behalf of the property owner, please enter your own name and telephone number and e-mail address under "APPLICANT/ AGENT"

Now select the type of Permit you wish to apply for and click the "Next" button. This will take you to the application for the type of Permit you have selected. Please fill this in and submit. You will receive an email confirming the receipt of your application.

BUT PLEASE REMEMBER:

For Plumbing, Electric and Gas.
Just follow these instructions:
1. Fill out the Online Application and submit it.
2. Print a copy and sign it.
3. Mail it to Town of Nahant, Inspections Dept. Along with a check made out to the Town of Nahant.

For ALL other permits, Apply online and pick it up at Town Hall.
(you will need to bring in plans and signed application for review)

Apply for your Building, Electrical, Plumbing & Gas permits online with our new online applications using the link at the top of this page.

List Permits and License Archive Links
  2015 Archive | Residential
2014 Archive | Residential
2013 Archive | Residential
2012 Residential Permits |
Commercial Permits As Of May 1
2011 Archive | Residential
2010 Archive | Residential
2009 Archive | Residential
2008 Archive | Residential
2007 Archive | Residential
2006 Archive | Residential
2005

Archive | Residential

Permits On GIS | Links Updated November 2014

Building permits are now also available directly through our GIS/Tax Map website. Here are the basic instructions to access all permit information:

1) Visit the Nahant GIS website: Click Here For Our GIS Website
2) Once the website has opened, select a street: "Search On Address"
3) Select a street number: select "Street Number" Under Address Box
Note: It is helpful to open the window Full Screen to display the info as large as possible.
4) Access the scrolling menu midway down the right hand column and "Select Parcel"
5) Click on the "I" Information Icon to access all the available data for the parcel
6) A "Menu Bar" will show across the bottom of the page
7) Click Directly on the "Map Parcel" to fill in the data bar
8) Clickable " Blue Buttons" and specific data will appear
9) Use the available option buttons to "Print and Save the Data" S

 
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