Inspectional Services / Zoning

To make an inspection request, please connect with our team at 781-246-6388.

  • Building Inspections: call 8 to 9 a.m. or 1 to 2 p.m. (Monday through Thursday); 8 to 9 a.m. (Friday)
  • Electrical Inspections: call 8 to 9:30 a.m. or 12 to 2 p.m. (Monday through Thursday); 8 to 9:30 a.m. (Friday)
  • Plumbing/Gas Inspections: call 8 to 9:30 a.m. or 12 to 2 p.m. (Monday through Thursday); 8 to 9:30 a.m. (Friday)
Permit Applications
  • Applications can be obtained here. Many of our applications are now processed online through the Viewpoint platform. Note that building permit applications are not yet online.
  • Applications that are not electronic can be mailed to Town Hall at 1 Lafayette Street or dropped in the box at the entrance of the building. If you need help calculating the fee, please send a request to gconroy@wakefield.ma.us.

About the Department

The Building Inspector’s office ensures that buildings are constructed safely and used properly by enforcing the provisions of the state building code, town zoning codes, and other applicable ordinances. This office issues permits to allow the construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, and demolition of buildings and structures, as well as the installation of equipment and the location, use, and occupancy of all buildings, structures, and land.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Benjamin DeChristoforo Building Inspector 781-246-6388
David Sardella Wiring Inspector 781-246-6388
Paul Donohoe Plumbing & Gas Inspector 781-246-6388
Gail Conroy Administration 781-246-6388