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Welcome to the town of Sherborn, Massachusetts
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Official Webpage of the
Town of Sherborn

Town Hall
19 Washington Street
Sherborn, MA 01770
Phone & Fax Numbers
Inspectional Services


The following table details the currently available inspection and permit services as stated by the Town of Sherborn and the Sherborn Fire Department. Checks can be be made payable to the Town of Sherborn, and need to be received along with an "Inspection Request Form". All permits must contain an authorized signature from the Fire Chief, or designees, in order to be considered valid.

Note: All failed inspections may be subject to a re-inspection fee due at time of re-inspection.

Authorized representatives of the Sherborn Fire Department are available to conducts both residential and commercial inspections by appointment. These inspections are often required by either state or local laws in order to issue permits and plans for work proceedings. To schedule an appointment, please call (508) 653-3270. Hours of inspection are typically between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday, and are made on a first-come, first-serve basis.

We also offer general safety surveys for situations concerning a particular condition or activity that may involve fire or hazardous materials.

Click Here to Download Carbon Monoxide Detector Guidelines

Click Here to Download Smoke Detector Guidelines

Click Here to Download Home Fire Sprinkler Guidelines


Schedule of Fees

Permits
Fee
Burning Permits - Outdoor/Agricultural (per location)
$10.00
Blasting (Detail required, 4hr. Min)
$75.00*
Black Powder & Ammunition (Private Use)
$50.00*
Explosives Storage
$75.00*
Fire Alarm Installation/Alteration/26F (residential)
$60.00*
Fire Alarm Installation/Alteration (commercial)
$75.00*
Fireworks Display (Detail required, 4hr. Min)
$100.00*
Floor Finishing Permit (more than 4 units)
$75.00*
Oil Tank Installation
$60.00 per tank*
Oil Tank Removal
$60.00 per tank*
Oil Burner Installation or Alteration
$60.00*
Outdoor Burning
$10.00
Salamanders (temp. heating for uninhabited space)
$60.00*
Sprinkler Install/Alteration Permit (commercial)
$75.00*
Inspectional Services
Fee
Building Plan Review (residential, single family)
$100.00*
Building Plan Review - Commercial
Under 6,000 square feet
$150.00*
6,000 - 12,000 square feet
$200.00*
12,000+ square feet
$250.00*
Carbon Monoxide Detector Inspection
$60.00
Fire Alarm Plan Review (residential)
$75.00*
Fire Alarm Plan Review (commercial)
$100.00*
Propane Tank Installation/Storage
$60.00*
Residential Smoke Detector Inspection
$60.00
Sprinkler Plan Review (residential - single family)
$100.00*
Sprinkler Plan Review (residential - all other)
Fee based upon cost charged by 3rd party expert*
Sprinkler Plan Review (commercial - all)
Fee based upon cost charged by 3rd party expert*
Tank Truck Inspections
$60.00 per unit*
Transfer tank inspections
$60.00 per unit*
Additional Services
Fee
21E Environmental Information Requests
Hourly by statute
Plan Review
Hourly by statute
Public Information Requests
Hourly by statute
Copies
Based on state statute
Report Copies
Based on state statute
* Indicates NEW or UPDATED fees to take effect as of 7/1/2016