Franklin County Cooperative Inspection Program

FCCIP Local Inspector OpeningOur offices are located in the John W. Olver Transit Center at 12 Olive St Ste 2, Greenfield, MA 01301 (2nd floor).   FCCIP towns we serve

FCCIP Local Inspector Opening

 CODE CORNER

         Current Newsletter    Massachusetts  Building Code     Accessibility Regulations(521CMR)

  • Building-New installation of smoke, co, and heat detectors in 1-2 family dwellings must be 100% tested by installer. Before a Certificate of Occupancy or Approval can be issued, a completed and signed Record of Completion 1-2family must be submitted to the Building Department.
  • Building-Roof-Mounted Solar Installations–FCCIP will now require either an evaluation by a Registered Design Professional or the completion of a downloadable Word Questionnaire for Structural Approval of Small PV Systems (or online version of the Questionnaire) for all roof-mounted solar installations.  See March 2015 newsletter.
  • Building-Permits for fire protection Effective with the new fire code, as of January 1, 2015 local fire departments shall no longer issue permits for the installation of fire protection systems for new or existing buildings.  As always, permit applications shall be submitted to the building department for review and approval in consultation with the municipal fire official.  If the fire official believes that the plans do not comply with 780 CMR, then he/she shall notify the building official in writing of the non-compliances(s) as specified in 780 CMR.
  • Building– More Topics
  • Plumbing and Gas-Gas Code changes effective December 5, 2014.

On-Line Permitting

Log-in page for Applicants         Paying for your permit

Guide to Navigating Homepage      Unregistered Applicant Log-in

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Town Official Log-In

Guide to Town Official Sign Off Process

Guide for Assessors and Read Only Access

Building Inspection Program Hours: 8-4 M-Fri

The Building Inspection Program is staffed with two full-time, certified Inspectors: Commissioner James Hawkins and Local Inspector James Cerone. Code Enforcement services include processing applications, plan reviews, project inspections, periodic inspections of public buildings, zoning review and enforcement

Zoning 1-2 Family Topics Commercial Topics Building Contractor Topics Forms Fee Schedule Required Inspections Check a license

Electrical Inspection Program: Hours: 7-9 AM M-Fri

Note: The FCCIP serves Greenfield, but not with on-line permitting. Shutesbury has its own wiring inspector(Mo Gregoire–413-253-7505). Tom McDonald, Inspector of Wiring, is available in his FCCIP office Monday through Friday from 7-9AM at 774-3167, ext. 115. and at his Greenfield office from 9-9:30

New Electrical Fee Schedule Effective 2/1/2016 Required inspections Check a license

Plumbing and Gas Inspection Program : Hours: 7-9 AM M-Thurs

Note: The FCCIP serves Greenfield, but not with on-line permitting. Shutesbury has its own inspector(John Letourneau-413-367-0017). Andy French, Inspector of Plumbing and Gas, Master Plumber, is available in his FCCIP office Monday through Friday from 7-9AM at 774-3167, ext. 112. and at his Greenfield office from 9-9:30

 New Plumbing & Gas Fee Schedule Effective 3/1/2015 Permit Requirements Check a license

Zoning

1-2 Family Topics

Commercial Topics

Building Contractor Topics

Forms

Links

The Franklin County Cooperative Inspection Program (FCCIP) is a cooperative inspection program set up in 1975 to enable small towns to collaborate and share inspection and zoning responsibilities. The intent was to provide a full-time staff that may better serve towns than part-time inspectors. We now provide inspection services and zoning enforcement Click here for a list of towns we serve.