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Building Department
Contact TypeContact Information
Inspectors:
413-528-1443 x118
413-229-8019
413-329-7091
413-528-1734
Fax:
413-528-9452
Bldg. Comm. Office Hours:
Mondays 7-9am and by appointment.
Inspection Fees::
Plumbing Inspections: Effective Jan. 1, 2016 $60
Electrical Inspections: Effective Jan. 1, 2016 $60
Reinspections (Plumbing, Building and Electrical): Effective Jan. 1, 2016 $60 for plumbing, gas and electrical reinspections
Application are now submitted online thru the Building Permitting Software.
Make checks payable to: Town of Monterey
There will be a $20 Administration fee charged for any paper applications submitted or in situation where the Building Department needs to enter your documents for you.
Donald Torrico, C.B.O.
Donald Torrico, C.B.O.
 
Helpful Building Department Links:
Link to PageLink to PageLink to Page
 
Make checks payable to the Town of Monterey
There will be a $20 Administration fee charged for any paper applications submitted or in situation where the Building Department needs to enter your documents for you.

Monterey Building Department Proposed Building Department Fees:
Building Department Permit Fees  

Estimated Construction Costs     
Fees   
Up to $6000.00
$60.00
$6,000.00 - $150,000.00
$60.00 plus $5.00 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof over $6,000.00  
$150,000.00 - $250,000.00  
$755.00 plus $6.00 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof over $150,000.00  
$250,000.00 - $450,000.00
$1,355.00 plus $7.50 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof over $250,000.00  
$450,000.00 - $600,000.00   
$2,855.00 plus $8.00 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof over $450,000.00  
Over $600,000.00   
$4,055.00 plus $9.00 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof over $600,000.00  
Demolition Permit                                                                               
$75.00  
Mechanical Permit           
$5 per $1,000 valuation, or fraction thereof.         
$60.00 minimum  
Sheet Metal Permit , as Part of Bldg permit      
$45.00
Solid Fuel Appliance Permit          
$60.00
Trench Permit           
$45.00
Tent Permit, each tent      
$45.00   
Swimming pool above ground
$60.00
Swimming pool in ground
Calculated on Estimated Construction Costs
Swimming pool public
$150.00
Swimming Pool Barrier or Fence over 6’
$60.00
Sign permit <$500 cost
$60.00  
Sign permit >$500 cost
$100.00
Certificate of Occupancy
$60.00
Plan Review Fee, Min *
$150.00
Plan Review Fee, Max *
$250.00
Work Begun Prior to Issuance of a Permit
Double permit fee
R-2  Summer camps
$350.00
Re-inspection Fee for Unsatisfactory Work, No Access to Premises, Job Not Ready for
Inspection **
$60.00
Administrative Permit Filing Fee
$20.00
*Plan Review fee is at the discretion of the Building Official, based upon complexity of project or difficulty in obtaining proper documentation to allow construction.  This plan review fee is not applicable to prescriptively built 1 & 2 Family dwellings.
** Re-inspection fee is at the discretion of the Building Official, based upon frequency of re-inspecting work or difficulty in obtaining code-compliance.
Certificate of Inspection:  Building & Fire Safety Inspections*     

Use Group
Capacity
Fee (includes $50 fee for Fire Department where applicable)
A-1 - Assembly                                     Theaters              
>400
$250.00
A-1 - Assembly                                     Theaters                   
<400
$150.00
A-2 - Assembly                              Restaurants/ Nightclub
>400
$250.00
A-2- Assembly                               Restaurants/ Nightclub              
<400
$150.00
A-3 - Lecture Halls, Churches, Library, etc.       
>400
$250.00
A-3 - Lecture Halls, Churches, Library, etc.       
<400
$150.00
A-4 - Low Density Recreation    
Outdoor Arenas, bleachers, etc.                                                                         
$100.00
E -  Educational  
Schools, Daycare over 2yrs 9mos,
>400
$250.00
E -  Educational                            
Schools, Daycare over 2yrs 9mos,
<400
$150.00
I-1 -  Institutional       Group Home, Assisted Living, Rehab, Convalescent, Halfway  >16 Occupants
>400
250.00
I-1   Institutional       Group home, assisted living, rehab, convalescent, halfway  >16 occupants
<400
$150.00
I-2   Institutional                             Hospital, Nursing Home, 24hr Childcare >5 Children (<2yr9mos)
>400
$250.00
I-2   Institutional                             Hospital, nursing home, 24hr childcare to >5 children (<2yrs 9mos)
<400
$150.00
I-3   Institutional           
Jails & detention centers with capacity of >5 detainees
$250.00
I-4   Institutional
Daycare under 2yrs 9mos, Adult Daycare
$150.00
R-1  Residential Transient              Hotel, Motel, B&B
>50
$200.00
R-1  Residential transient              Hotel, Motel, B&B
<50
$150.00
R-2  Residential Non-Transient
Multi-Family, Dormitory, Convent, Live/Work Units, etc.
$200.00, every 5 yrs.
R-4 Residential Care/Assisted Living
More than 5 but not more than 16 Residents                                                    
$100.00
Fire Inspections, Per Inspection                        
$50.00
*Inspection is annual unless noted otherwise

 
Town Offices: 435 Main Rd P.O. Box 308, Monterey, MA 01245
Phone: 413-528-1443 Fax: 413-528-9452
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