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Building Inspector
The Building Division staff enforces state building, electrical, plumbing, gas, mechanical codes, and sheet metal as well as local zoning by-laws and Architectural Access Board Regulation.

Our staff:
  • Conducts periodic safety inspections of multi-family dwellings, restaurants, schools, religious institutions, museums, and other places of assembly
  • Issues permits
  • Inspects construction sites

Staff Members
  • David A. Roche, CBO
    Building Commissioner
  • Henry L. Fontaine, CBO
    ssistant Building Commissioner
  • Erik J. Tardif
    Local Building Inspector
  • Jim Grover 
          Local Building Inspector
  • Larry V. DiBona
    Plumbing & Gas Inspector
  • Scott W. Chisholm
    Wiring Inspector
  • Christina D. Hooper
    Administrative Specialist
  • Adrianne A. Banks
         Department Assistant
  • Manny J. Rodrigues
         Department Assistant

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David A. Roche, CBO
Building Commissioner

Public Services Administration Building
500 Dedham Ave.
Needham, MA 02492

Ph: 781-455-7550

Monday - Friday
Hours of operation:
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Customer Counter:
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Permit Submission/Pick-up
8;30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
File Folder review:
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.