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Coastal Engineering Company of Orleans Cape Cod
March 18, 2020

Building Permits Update

Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Cape Cod shared an update on how Cape Cod Building Departments are currently operating to issue permits and schedule inspections.

Building Permits Cape Cod Ma Update

Information as of 03/17/2020 and is subject to change:

Barnstable: 508-862-4038 Building Permits still being issued – Still scheduling Inspections

Bourne: 508-759-0600 ext 1335 Building Permits still issued – Still scheduling Inspections

Brewster: 508-896-3701 ext 1125 Still issuing building permits – download from website and mail them in. Still scheduling inspections for now may go to a case by case basis.

Chatham: 508-945-5160 Permits on pause. Not issuing permits due to logistics with drop box. Inspections vary on circumstance and on case by case basis.

Dennis: 508-760-6163 – Online permits will be issued and a drop box will be available for physical applications. Inspections will be acted on virtually through affidavits and photos. Physical building inspections may take place for uninhabited buildings. Septic permit applications will be accepted by mail.

Eastham: 774-801-3231 – Permits are being issued and inspections are being scheduled.

Falmouth: 508-495-7470 Building Permits being issued and Building Inspections are being scheduled for unoccupied homes only.

Harwich: 508-430-7506 – Building Permits accepted via mail with a check for the application and plans, with a self-stamped return envelope. Case by case for outdoor inspections. Case by case for inspecting unoccupied buildings.

Mashpee: 508-539-1400 ext 8556 Building Permits online only. Building Inspections for uninhabited homes and outdoor inspections only.

Orleans: 508-240-3700 ext 2455 – Permits will still be issued for now by email and mail. Building Inspections still being scheduled, but affidavits and photos for inspections are required. Expect delays.

Provincetown: 508-487-7020 Still issuing Building Permits. Still scheduling Inspections.

Sandwich: 508-888-4200 Online building permits only. Still scheduling inspections at this time.

Truro: 508-214-0923 Building Permits are still being issued. Include note for approximate start time, as projects may be prioritized by timing of project. Submit permits by mail through drop box. Still scheduling inspections for now on a case by case basis.

Wellfleet: 508-349-0309 Still issuing Building Permits and scheduling Inspections for now.

Yarmouth: 508-398-2231 ext 1260 Still issuing Building Permits online – Scheduling inspections for unoccupied buildings only.