The Massachusetts Building Code does require that a building permit is issued for siding and roofing work. In addition, if you are removing any roofing or siding material you will need to have an asbestos test performed and file the report with the Needham Health Department
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Verify that your contractor is registered as a home improvement contractor.
Building Permit Application (Fillable PDF) – The Building permit application must be signed by the homeowner or submit a signed contract by both parties in compliance with MGL 142 A (HIC program). Complete all sections that apply to your project. We strongly suggest using our fillable document located throughout our site for clarity.