The Office of the Building Inspector is responsible for the
enforcement of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Building Code
and the Town of Shrewsbury Zoning Bylaw. Together, these codes regulate
the construction and occupancy of buildings and structures and control
the use, location and density of land and buildings within the Town
In addition to the aforementioned functions, this office performs
all clerical duties required of the Zoning Board of Appeals including
the preparation of all notices, minutes of public hearings and the
decisions of the Board. This department also issues plumbing and gasfitting permits and manages
the plumbing and gasfitting inspection program.
Inspector of Buildings: Ronald S. Alarie
Local Inspector: Patricia A. Sheehan
Plumbing and Gasfitting Inspector: David P. Lyons
Alternate Plumbing and Gasfitting Inspector: Byron A. Carpenter
Principal Clerk: Paula M. Vincequere
Senior Clerk/Stenographer: Linda J. Lane
Swimming Pool Information
A building permit is
required for the installation of all inground swimming pools and
above ground swimming pools exceeding 200 sq. ft. in surface area.
All pools with a water depth of 24 in. or more shall be enclosed
in accordance with Section 421 of the State Building Code.