Inspectional Services

Building CommissionerEladio R. Gore, CBO
LocationTown Hall
59 Town Hall Square
Falmouth, MA 02540
Phone508-495-7470
Fax508-548-4290
E-Mail Address

Reminders
StarStarPlumbing & Gas Inspections
11/12/2014 to 03/31/2015
Please note - The Plumbing Inspector's Office Hours have changed to 8-9AM ONLY Monday through Saturday until further notice! Any Saturday inspections must be called in by Friday morning for scheduling purposes.
StarEmail Addresses
01/01/2014 to 12/31/2014
Contractors, Plumbers, Electricians - If you would like to receive email notifications of Building Dept. updates please send your email address to gorphanos@falmouthmass.us to be added to our list.
Information Coming Soon...
You may view the Town's FEMA Flood Maps in the Inspectional Services Department! Effective Date:7-16-14



Fees

Fee Name Amount Description Updated
New Residential Dwelling$8.00 per thousandNew Residential ConstructionFebruary 14, 2011
Re-Inspection fee per re-inspection$50.00New Residential ConstructionNovember 20, 2008
Residential, Hotel, Motel$0.50 per sq ftNew Commercial ConstructionNovember 20, 2008
Storage$0.50 per sq ftNew Commercial ConstructionNovember 20, 2008
Re-Inspection fee per re-inspection$50.00New Commercial ConstructionNovember 20, 2008
Alterations (50.00 min)$8.00 per thousandAlterations(additions, decks, porches, garages, sheds, gazebos. swimming pools, relocation of building on same lot, demolition, etc.November 20, 2008
Alterations of less than $1,000 done by homeowner$0.01 No Fee - Occupied OnlyAlterations...November 20, 2008
Handicapped ramp on residential property$0.01 No FeeNovember 20, 2008
Sheet Metal/Mechanical$75.00ResidentialJanuary 03, 2012
Sheet Metal/Mechanical$150.00CommercialJanuary 03, 2012
Re-inspection$50.00 per inspectionAlterations...November 20, 2008
Carnival, Concession, Fair$50.00 per dayOther Building Department FeesFebruary 14, 2011
...One time ride fees$10.00 per rideOther Building Department FeesNovember 20, 2008
Certificate of Use and Occupancy$25.00Other Building Department FeesNovember 20, 2008
Cert of Inspection (108 MA Bldg Code)$0.01 Per ScheduleMay 14, 2012
Change of Use$25.00Other Building Department FeesNovember 20, 2008
Duplicate Permit$25.00Other Building Department FeesNovember 20, 2008
Extension of time for permit work to begin$25.00Other Building Department FeesNovember 20, 2008
Letter of Opinion$50.00Other Building Department FeesJanuary 03, 2012
Microfilm copies$0.25 per pageOther Building Department FeesFebruary 05, 2014
Regular copying (8 1/2 x 11)$0.20 per pageOther Building Department FeesNovember 20, 2008
Microfiche Copies$1.00All Other CopyingNovember 20, 2008
Copies of Certified Plot Plans$1.00All Other CopyingNovember 20, 2008
Copies of Microfiche Plans$1.00All Other CopyingNovember 20, 2008
Copies of Maps$1.00All Other CopyingNovember 20, 2008
Copies of Computer Printouts$1.00All Other CopyingNovember 20, 2008
Sign Permit$25.00 per signOther Building Department FeesNovember 20, 2008
Stoves (wood, coal, pellet)$50.00 per stoveOther Building Department FeesNovember 20, 2008
Temporary Structure (trailer, tents, etc.)$50.00 per unitOther Building Department FeesNovember 20, 2008
Trenches$25.00 to $45.00Other Building Department FeesNovember 20, 2008
After Hours and Weekend Inspection Fee$150.00 Per InspectionOther Building Department FeesJanuary 03, 2012
Residential 1st fixture$40.00Plumbing FeesJanuary 03, 2012
Residential additional fixture$10.00 eachPlumbing FeesNovember 20, 2008
Residential Re-inspection Fees$50.00Plumbing FeesNovember 20, 2008
Commercial First Fixture$65.00Plumbing FeesJanuary 03, 2012
Commercial Each Additional Fixture$15.00Plumbing FeesNovember 20, 2008
Carnival, Concession, Fair$50.00 Per DayPlumbing FeesJanuary 03, 2012
Commercial Reinspection fee$50.00Plumbing FeesJanuary 03, 2012
Residential Gas piping$40.00Gas FeesJanuary 03, 2012
Residential Each gas appliance (flue)$10.00Gas FeesJanuary 03, 2012
Residential Reinspection fee$50.00Gas FeesJanuary 03, 2012
Commercial Piping$65.00Gas FeesJanuary 03, 2012
Carnivan, Concession, Fair$50.00 per dayGas FeesMay 14, 2012
Commercial Appliance (flue)$15.00 EachGas FeesNovember 20, 2008
Commercial Re-inspection $50.00 eachGas FeesNovember 20, 2008
Gas Fired Water Heater Replacement (residential)$40.00Plumbing/Gas Combination FeesJanuary 04, 2012
Gas fired water heater replacement (commercial)$65.00Plumbing/Gas Combination FeesJanuary 03, 2012
After hours and weekend inspection fee$150.00 Per InspectionPlumbing/Gas Combination FeesJanuary 03, 2012
Residential New Construction$100.00 Per UnitElectrical FeesJanuary 03, 2012
Residential Smoke, Fire and Burglar Alarms$35.00Electrical FeesJanuary 03, 2012
Residential Alterations, remodels, additions$35.00Electrical FeesJanuary 03, 2012
Residential Change of Service$25.00Electrical FeesNovember 20, 2008
Temporary service$50.00Electrical FeesJanuary 03, 2012
Commercial New Building$175.00Electrical FeesJanuary 03, 2012
... Plus$25.00 Per RoomElectrical FeesNovember 20, 2008
Commercial Addition, Alteration, remodeling$100.00Electrical FeesJanuary 03, 2012
Commercial Service Change and Services only$75.00Electrical FeesJanuary 03, 2012
... Plus$10.00 Per MeterElectrical FeesNovember 20, 2008
Temporary service$50.00Electrical FeesJanuary 03, 2012
Commercial Fire and Burglar Alarm System$100.00Electrical FeesJanuary 03, 2012
Swimming Pool$50.00Miscellaneous Electrical FeesJanuary 03, 2012
Temporary Service$50.00Miscellaneous Electrical FeesJanuary 03, 2012
Carnival, Concession, Fair$50.00 Per DayMiscellaneous Electrical FeesNovember 20, 2008
Annual Maintenance Fee$200.00Miscellaneous Electrical FeesNovember 20, 2008
Re-inspection Fee$50.00Miscellaneous Electrical FeesNovember 20, 2008
After hours and weekend inspection fee$150.00 per inspectionMiscellaneous Electrical FeesJanuary 03, 2012



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