Suffolk County Building Departments (Massachusetts)

Search for Suffolk County, MA building and zoning records. Building records include building plans, building code evaluations, building surveys, and building code violations, and zoning records include zoning violations, zoning boundaries, and zoning regulations.


Suffolk County Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings in Suffolk County, Massachusetts. The Building Department maintains building and zoning records, including design plans for construction and renovation projects, records on the current structures on any parcel, maps showing property lines, and Suffolk County building permits issued by the department. They also keep records on a property's compliance with Suffolk County building codes, including building and zoning violations, as well as records of inspection reports. Many Building Departments provide online access to building records.

Boston Zoning Boston MA 1010 Massachusetts Avenue 02118 617-635-5312

Revere Zoning Revere MA 281 Broadway 02151 781-286-8160


Suffolk County Building Inspectors ensure that building construction is in compliance with building and zoning codes in Suffolk County, MA. They maintain documents on permits issued by the Suffolk County Building Department, including construction, relocation, demolition, and occupancy permits. Building Inspectors also keep approved and rejected building plans and blueprints, records on a property's compliance with Suffolk County building codes, and records on building and zoning violations and inspection reports. Many Building Inspectors make these building and zoning records available to the public online.

Boston Building Inspector Boston MA 1010 Massachusetts Avenue 02118 617-635-5312


Suffolk County Assessors evaluate the value of properties and parcels in order to determine property taxes. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every property in the Suffolk County, MA including inventories of parcels and structures, zoning boundaries, and the value of all the property in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also keep Suffolk County building and zoning records, such as reports from on-site inspections, maps of property lines and zones, and value assessments for building improvements. Many Assessor's Offices provide online access to their records, including documents on building and zoning.

Chelsea City Assessor Chelsea MA 500 Broadway 02150 617-889-8213

Revere Assessor Revere MA 281 Broadway 02151 781-286-8170

Winthrop Assessor Winthrop Town MA 1 Metcalf Square 02152 617-846-2716


Suffolk County Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue in MA. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains and updates records on every parcel in the district, as well as maintaining certain building and zoning records. These records include building valuations, zoning boundaries, and building construction. Treasurers and Tax Collectors also keep documents on Suffolk County property taxes, including property tax assessments, defaults on property taxes, and tax liens. The office may also maintain information on property auctions and a property's prior liens or foreclosures. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access their Suffolk County building records, including documents on building and zoning.

Chelsea City Treasurer Chelsea MA 500 Broadway 02150 617-889-8310

Massachusetts State Treasurer Boston MA 24 Beacon Street 02133 617-367-6900

Winthrop Tax Collector Winthrop Town MA 1 Metcalf Square 02152 617-846-1750