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
10/01/2014 to 10/31/2014
Please note - No plumbing or gas inspections on Tues. Oct 28th. The Plumbing Inspector's Office Hours have changed to 8-9AM ONLY Monday through Saturday until further notice! Extra inspection time has been added to Thursday and Saturday in an effort to catch up with the backlog on water heaters, generators & gas conversions.
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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