Building and Inspection Services

The Building Department is responsible for ensuring that buildings are constructed and repaired safely and used properly. The Building Department issues building electrical and plumbing permits. These permits allow the construction, reconstruction, repair, alteration and demolition of buildings and structures as well as the installation of equipment. The Building Department enforces the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Building Code and the Hanover By-Laws. The Department is responsible for the uses and occupancy of all buildings, structures and land.


  • A Building Inspector is usually available to meet with the public, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 10:00 am and 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
  • The Electrical Inspector, Dan Condon, is available to do inspections, Monday through Friday, from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm.
  • The Plumbing and Gas Inspector, Gary Young, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.


Please use ViewPermit to apply for all building, plumbing, gas, electric, and mechanical permits.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Joseph Stack Municipal Inspections Manager / Building Commissioner 781-826-5000 ext 1007
Suzanne Connelly Executive Administrative Assistant 781-826-5000 ext 1009
Dan Condon Electrical Inspector
Robert S. O'Rourke Sealer of Weights & Measures
Gary Young Plumbing & Gas Inspector
Peter DelPrete Local Inspector 781-826-5000 x1010