Bristol County Permits (Massachusetts)

Search for Bristol County, MA county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Bristol County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Bristol County permits. Clerks in Bristol County, Massachusetts may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Bristol County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Bristol County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Bristol County Clerk Taunton MA 9 Court Street 02780 508-823-6588

Dartmouth Town Clerk Dartmouth MA 400 Slocum Road 02747 508-999-0723

Dighton Town Clerk Dighton MA 979 Somerset Avenue 02715 508-669-5411

Easton Town Clerk Easton MA 136 Elm Street 02356 508-230-0530

Fall River City Clerk Fall River MA 1 Government Center 02720 508-324-2220

New Bedford City Clerk New Bedford MA 133 William Street 02740 508-961-3153

Norton Town Clerk Norton MA 70 East Main Street 02766 508-285-0230

Swansea Town Clerk Swansea MA 81 Main Street 02777 508-678-9389


A Bristol County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Bristol County, Massachusetts issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Bristol County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Bristol County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Acushnet Building Department Acushnet Center MA 122-130 Main Street 02743 508-998-0225

Assonet Building Department Freetown MA 3 North Main Street 02702 508-644-2202

Attleboro Planning Department Attleboro MA 77 Park Street 02703 508-222-3047

Dighton Building Department Dighton MA 979 Somerset Avenue 02715 508-669-4524

Dighton Planning Department Dighton MA 979 Somerset Avenue 02715 508-669-6636

Fairhaven Building Department Fairhaven MA 40 Center Street 02719 508-979-4019

Fall River Planning Department Fall River MA 1 Government Center 02720 508-324-2561

Mansfield Planning Department Mansfield MA 6 Park Row 02048 508-261-7363

New Bedford Zoning New Bedford MA 133 William Street 02740 508-979-1495

Norton Building Department Norton MA 70 East Main Street 02766 508-285-0280

Norton Planning and Zoning Department Norton MA 70 East Main Street 02766 508-285-0278

Raynham City Planning Department Raynham MA 558 S Main St 02767 508-824-2745

Rehoboth Building Department Rehoboth MA 320 Anawan Street 02769 508-252-3335

Rehoboth Town Zoning Rehoboth MA 148 Peck Street 02769 508-252-6891

Swansea Planning Department Swansea MA 68 Stevens Road 02777 508-324-6730

Swansea Zoning Swansea MA 68 Stevens Road 02777 508-674-5731

Westport Building Department North Westport MA 856 Main Road 02790 508-636-1035


A Bristol County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Bristol County, Massachusetts may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Bristol County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Attleboro City Hall Attleboro MA 77 Park Street 02703 508-223-2222

Dartmouth Town Hall Dartmouth MA 400 Slocum Road 02747 508-910-1813

Dighton Town Hall Dighton MA 1551 Somerset Avenue 02715 508-669-5667

Easton Town Hall Easton MA 136 Elm Street 02356 508-230-0510

Fairhaven Town Hall Fairhaven MA 40 Center Street 02719 508-979-4023

Fall River City Hall Fall River MA 1 Government Center 02720 508-324-2000

Freetown Town Hall Freetown MA 3 North Main Street 02702 508-644-2205

New Bedford City Hall New Bedford MA 133 William Street 02740 508-979-1450

Norton Town Hall Norton MA 70 East Main Street 02766 508-285-0200

Raynham Town Hall Raynham MA 558 South Main Street 02767 508-824-2700

Rehoboth Town Hall Rehoboth MA 148 Peck Street 02769 508-252-6502

Seekonk Town Hall Seekonk MA 100 Peck Street 02771 508-336-7400

Somerset Town Hall Somerset MA 140 Wood Street 02726 508-646-2800

Swansea Town Hall Swansea MA 81 Main Street 02777 508-678-2981

Taunton City Hall Taunton MA 15 Summer Street 02780 508-821-1000

Westport Town Hall North Westport MA 856 Main Road 02790 508-636-1025


A Bristol County Code Enforcement Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes as well as other rules and regulations. As part of enforcing building codes and zoning regulations, Code Enforcement Offices in Bristol County, Massachusetts may issue county permits. These Bristol County permits can be required for land development, installing septic systems, demolition, repairs, and renovations. They may also be required to show that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be known as a certificate of zoning compliance. These Bristol County public records can also show if a building had a valid permit, and they can be used to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Fall River Code Enforcement Fall River MA 1 Government Center 02720 508-324-2504