Building Department

The Town of Medfield Building Department now offers ONLINE PERMITTING for all building, sheet metal, electrical, plumbing and gas permits.

Click tabs below for printable permit documents.

  2. COMMERCIAL (3+ Family)
  3. Electrical
  4. Plumbing Gas
  5. Sheet Metal
  1. Building Department

    Physical Address
    459 Main Street
    Medfield, MA 02052

    Fax: 508-359-4335

  1. Dana Hinthorne

    Building Commissioner

  1. William Cooke Jr.

    Wiring Inspector

  1. Jack Rose

    Plumbing and Gas Inspector

Department Overview

The Building Department consists of a Building Commissioner, Local Inspector and Inspectors of Wiring, Plumbing, and Gas.  The Department reviews and issues permits for all new construction and renovation projects.  Inspections are conducted throughout the construction/renovation process.  The Building Commissioner is responsible for enforcement of the Medfield Zoning Bylaw.

Applicable Regulations

780 CMR* - 9th Edition Mass. State Building Code

*Note - 780 CMR consists of the following base codes with Mass. Amendments

  • 2015 International Building Code
  • 2015 International Residential Code
  • 2015 International Existing Building Code
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code
  • 2015 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2015 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code
  • 2015 International Fire Code (where referenced by IBC)

521 CMR - Architectural Access Board Rules and Regulations
527 CMR 12.00 - Mass. State Electrical Code
248 CMR 10.00 - Mass. State Plumbing Code
248 CMR 4.00 - Mass. State Fuel and Gas Code