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To SEARCH or APPLY for a permit or license please 

CLICK HERE to access the online portal.

Welcome to the Town of Natick online permitting and licensing portal. To streamline permitting and access to information, the Town is utilizing the ViewPermit permitting and licensing system. The webpage is intended to be a one-stop shop for permitting and licensing information. 

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Information about online permitting and licensing 

- Facts, Questions, and Answers (FAQ) about the online permitting & licensing portal - CLICK HERE
- Step by Step instructions on how to use the online permitting and licensing portal - CLICK HERE

Need Specific Information about a Board, Commission, or Department

Please click the respective link below to access information (fee schedule, policies, regulations, and other important information specific to the respective board, commission, and department).

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.

Building Department Fee Schedule - CLICK HERE

  1. Intensity Regulation Chart- Includes Minimum Lot Dimensions and Setbacks
  2. Energy Conservation Application Form (PDF)
  3. Woodstove Installation Checklist (PDF)
  4. Commercial and New Construction Tenant Fit Up Procedures (PDF)
  5. Fences and Sheds (PDF)
  6. Residential New Construction (PDF)
  7. Visitability Standards (PDF)
  8. ALTERATIONS OR EXTENSIONS TO PRE-EXISTING NON-CONFORMING SINGLE OR TWO FAMILY STRUCTURES OR LOTS

If at any point you have a specific question for the  Building Department, please email ced@natickma.org or call 508-647-6450

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By-laws, Policies, Regulations, Maps

Quick links below that provide information to more than one permitting/licensing authority