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

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Fees

Fee Name Amount Description Updated
New Residential Dwelling$8.00 per thousandNew Residential ConstructionDecember 31, 1969
Re-Inspection fee per re-inspection$50.00New Residential ConstructionDecember 31, 1969
Residential, Hotel, Motel$0.50 per sq ftNew Commercial ConstructionDecember 31, 1969
Storage$0.50 per sq ftNew Commercial ConstructionDecember 31, 1969
Re-Inspection fee per re-inspection$50.00New Commercial ConstructionDecember 31, 1969
Alterations (50.00 min)$8.00 per thousandAlterations(additions, decks, porches, garages, sheds, gazebos. swimming pools, relocation of building on same lot, demolition, etc.December 31, 1969
Alterations of less than $1,000 done by homeowner$0.01 No Fee - Occupied OnlyAlterations...December 31, 1969
Handicapped ramp on residential property$0.01 No FeeDecember 31, 1969
Sheet Metal/Mechanical$75.00ResidentialDecember 31, 1969
Sheet Metal/Mechanical$150.00CommercialDecember 31, 1969
Re-inspection$50.00 per inspectionAlterations...December 31, 1969
Carnival, Concession, Fair$50.00 per dayOther Building Department FeesDecember 31, 1969
...One time ride fees$10.00 per rideOther Building Department FeesDecember 31, 1969
Certificate of Use and Occupancy$25.00Other Building Department FeesDecember 31, 1969
Cert of Inspection (108 MA Bldg Code)$0.01 Per ScheduleDecember 31, 1969
Change of Use$25.00Other Building Department FeesDecember 31, 1969
Duplicate Permit$25.00Other Building Department FeesDecember 31, 1969
Extension of time for permit work to begin$25.00Other Building Department FeesDecember 31, 1969
Letter of Opinion$50.00Other Building Department FeesDecember 31, 1969
Microfilm copies$0.25 per pageOther Building Department FeesDecember 31, 1969
Regular copying (8 1/2 x 11)$0.20 per pageOther Building Department FeesDecember 31, 1969
Microfiche Copies$1.00All Other CopyingDecember 31, 1969
Copies of Certified Plot Plans$1.00All Other CopyingDecember 31, 1969
Copies of Microfiche Plans$1.00All Other CopyingDecember 31, 1969
Copies of Maps$1.00All Other CopyingDecember 31, 1969
Copies of Computer Printouts$1.00All Other CopyingDecember 31, 1969
Sign Permit$25.00 per signOther Building Department FeesDecember 31, 1969
Stoves (wood, coal, pellet)$50.00 per stoveOther Building Department FeesDecember 31, 1969
Temporary Structure (trailer, tents, etc.)$50.00 per unitOther Building Department FeesDecember 31, 1969
Trenches$25.00 to $45.00Other Building Department FeesDecember 31, 1969
After Hours and Weekend Inspection Fee$150.00 Per InspectionOther Building Department FeesDecember 31, 1969
Residential 1st fixture$40.00Plumbing FeesDecember 31, 1969
Residential additional fixture$10.00 eachPlumbing FeesDecember 31, 1969
Residential Re-inspection Fees$50.00Plumbing FeesDecember 31, 1969
Commercial First Fixture$65.00Plumbing FeesDecember 31, 1969
Commercial Each Additional Fixture$15.00Plumbing FeesDecember 31, 1969
Carnival, Concession, Fair$50.00 Per DayPlumbing FeesDecember 31, 1969
Commercial Reinspection fee$50.00Plumbing FeesDecember 31, 1969
Residential Gas piping$40.00Gas FeesDecember 31, 1969
Residential Each gas appliance (flue)$10.00Gas FeesDecember 31, 1969
Residential Reinspection fee$50.00Gas FeesDecember 31, 1969
Commercial Piping$65.00Gas FeesDecember 31, 1969
Carnivan, Concession, Fair$50.00 per dayGas FeesDecember 31, 1969
Commercial Appliance (flue)$15.00 EachGas FeesDecember 31, 1969
Commercial Re-inspection $50.00 eachGas FeesDecember 31, 1969
Gas Fired Water Heater Replacement (residential)$40.00Plumbing/Gas Combination FeesDecember 31, 1969
Gas fired water heater replacement (commercial)$65.00Plumbing/Gas Combination FeesDecember 31, 1969
After hours and weekend inspection fee$150.00 Per InspectionPlumbing/Gas Combination FeesDecember 31, 1969
Residential New Construction$100.00 Per UnitElectrical FeesDecember 31, 1969
Residential Smoke, Fire and Burglar Alarms$35.00Electrical FeesDecember 31, 1969
Residential Alterations, remodels, additions$35.00Electrical FeesDecember 31, 1969
Residential Change of Service$25.00Electrical FeesDecember 31, 1969
Temporary service$50.00Electrical FeesDecember 31, 1969
Commercial New Building$175.00Electrical FeesDecember 31, 1969
... Plus$25.00 Per RoomElectrical FeesDecember 31, 1969
Commercial Addition, Alteration, remodeling$100.00Electrical FeesDecember 31, 1969
Commercial Service Change and Services only$75.00Electrical FeesDecember 31, 1969
... Plus$10.00 Per MeterElectrical FeesDecember 31, 1969
Temporary service$50.00Electrical FeesDecember 31, 1969
Commercial Fire and Burglar Alarm System$100.00Electrical FeesDecember 31, 1969
Swimming Pool$50.00Miscellaneous Electrical FeesDecember 31, 1969
Temporary Service$50.00Miscellaneous Electrical FeesDecember 31, 1969
Carnival, Concession, Fair$50.00 Per DayMiscellaneous Electrical FeesDecember 31, 1969
Annual Maintenance Fee$200.00Miscellaneous Electrical FeesDecember 31, 1969
Re-inspection Fee$50.00Miscellaneous Electrical FeesDecember 31, 1969
After hours and weekend inspection fee$150.00 per inspectionMiscellaneous Electrical FeesDecember 31, 1969



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