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Building and Zoning

The Building & Zoning Division is responsible for assuring that building, zoning, electrical, mechanical and plumbing codes are followed to ensure the public welfare. It is committed to provide superior customer service in partnership with the community and in support of the construction industry.

Zoning Board Meeting Schedule

For Zoning Board questions please call Lois Ogilvie, Zoning Board Secretary at: 978-829-1880.

Building Permit Application Forms

**NEW** Online Permitting 

One & Two Family Homes

Other than One or Two Family Homes

Debris Form

Demo Signoff Supplement




Sheet Metal


Pool Information

Solid Fuel Burning Appliance

Sign Permit

Temporary Banner Signs

Certificate of Inspection - 3 Family or More

Cerificate of Inspection - Businesses

Form of Intent

Form of Intent - Home Occupation

Certificate of Tax Compliance
**Required with all applications

Worker's Compensation Insurance Affidavit

Fitchburg Zoning Ordinance

Fitchburg Zoning Map

Land Development Guide


Office Hours
Monday - Friday
7:00 - 8:00 am
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

PH: 978-829-1880
FAX: 978-829-1963

For inspection appointments & assistance please contact the Commissioner or the appropriate Inspector:

Building Commissioner:Robert Lanciani


Building Inspectors:
John Moran
8:30 - 9:30 am
3:30- 4:30 pm


Wiring Inspector:
Kyle Ridley
7:00 - 8:00 am
11:45 -12:45 pm


Plumbing, Gas &
Mechanical Inspector:
Wayne Little
7:00 - 8:00 am
12:00 - 1:00 pm