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Inspection Services
The Inspection Services Department is responsible for administering the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Town of Amherst bylaws as they relate to land use and the construction and occupancy of building and structures.

The Department's goal is to ensure the public health, safety, and welfare of the inhabitants of the Town of Amherst

Get Information About:
Rob Morra
Building Commissioner
4 Boltwood Avenue
Amherst, MA 01002
Ph:(413) 259-3030       Fx:(413) 259-2402 

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Closed Thursday   
8 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

Rental Permitting

Monthly Report of Building Permits Issued
July 2013          January 2014 July 2014 
August 2013 February 2014 August 2014
September 2013 March 2014 September 2014
October 2013 April 2014 October 2014
November 2013 May 2014 November 2014
December 2013 June 2014  

Contractor License Lookup

Check a Construction Supervisor License

Check an Electrician, Plumber or Gasfitter License 

Check a Home Improvement Contractor's Registration 

   Winter Storm Tips 

Should I shovel snow off my roof?

 Roof Collapse & Storm Drain Safety

 DPS Winter Storm Tips 

 A message from Mike Foley: Snow Loads on Roofs

 Public safety advisory on potential roof