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Inspection Services
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:
Rob Morra
Building Commissioner
4 Boltwood Avenue
Amherst, MA 01002
Ph: (413)259-3030
Fx: (413) 259-2402

MTWF 8:00-4:30
Th 12:00-4:30

Plumbing & Gas Permits Contact Andrew French at: (413) 253-2228             

Rental Permitting

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

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