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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

Zoning Board Filing Deadlines

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

Building Permit Application Forms

**NEW** Online Permitting 

Form of Intent

One & Two Family Homes

Buildings other than One & Two Family

Certificate of Inspection

Solid Fuel Burning Appliance (including pellet stoves)

Construction Debris Form

Construction Control Documents


Temporary Off Premise Signs


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:
Bentley Herget
7:00 - 8:00 am
12:00 - 1:00 pm

John Moran
Mon. - Thurs
7:00 - 8:00 am
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Wiring Inspector:
Harry Parviainen
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