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Inspectional Services

Inspectional Services is a part time office in Nahant’s Town Hall. Applications for permits may be completed online or in person at Town Hall, Monday and Tuesday from 8:30 AM until 1 PM and Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:30 AM until 12:30 PM.

If this office is closed, please leave a voicemail message at (781) 581-5263 or an email at

Permits are required for any project involving new construction, plumbing, gas, sheet metal and electrical work on your property (including fences) or renovation or alteration of existing work.

No permits will be issued until payment is credited. Fee Schedules are available using the “Fees” tab on the right side of this webpage.

Click the link (on the right) “Permits” for instructions on how to apply for a permit.

Click Here to Apply for a Building Permit

Request for Enforcement

Please download and print the form below if you would like to contact the Health Department or make a request for enforcement.