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Inspection Services
Overview
The Inspection Services Department is responsible for administering the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Town of Amherst bylaws as they relate to land use and the construction and occupancy of building and structures.

The Department's goal is to ensure the public health, safety, and welfare of the inhabitants of the Town of Amherst

Get Information About:
  Contact
Rob Morra
Building Commissioner
4 Boltwood Avenue
Amherst, MA 01002
Ph:(413) 259-3030       Fx:(413) 259-2402          

           
Plumbing & Gas Permits Contact Brian Latham at:
(413) 259-3047

Hours:
MTWTH 8a.m. to 12p.m.
Friday 8a.m. to 11a.m.

                    

Rental Permitting

Monthly Report of Building Permits Issued
           
July 2013          January 2014  
August 2013 February 2014  
September 2013 March 2014  
October 2013 April 2014
November 2013 May 2014  
December 2013 June 2014  

Contractor License Lookup

Check a Construction Supervisor License

Check an Electrician, Plumber or Gasfitter License 

Check a Home Improvement Contractor's Registration 

   Winter Storm Tips 

 
Should I shovel snow off my roof?

 Roof Collapse & Storm Drain Safety

 DPS Winter Storm Tips 

 A message from Mike Foley: Snow Loads on Roofs

 Public safety advisory on potential roof