Building Department

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Apply for a Building Permit Online - CLICK HERE

As of May 22, 2022, Community & Economic Development (CED) Department will no longer be accepting paper permit applications - if a computer is needed to fill out an application. The CED has 2 kiosks for public use.

Notice of Building Department Fee Increase 

Effective August 1, 2023

The new fee schedule can be accessed here.

The Natick Building Department follows the 2021 STRETCH Code.

The Building Inspectors' responsibilities include:

  • The construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, demolition, removal, inspection, issuance and revocation of permits, classification and definition of any buildings or structures and use of occupancy of all buildings and structures.
  • The inspection of wood stoves, fences, signs and pools.
  • The standards or requirements for materials to be used in connection including provisions for safety, ingress and egress, energy conservation, sanitary conditions and fire safety.
  • The establishment of reasonable fees for inspections
  • The certification of inspections of buildings, schools, daycare, restaurants, multi-family and all public buildings.
  • Enforcement and administration of the Natick Zoning Bylaws.


Construction Hours
No construction activity shall be conducted in the Town of Natick on Monday through Friday other than between the hours of 7:00 A.M. through 7:30 P.M. No construction activity shall be conducted in the Town of Natick on a Saturday or Sunday other than between the hours of 8:00 A.M. through 6:00 P.M.