Building Department


As noted on the Town of Stow Homepage, the Town Office Building is now open to the public. 

*NEW* To file for a permit - please visit our new online permitting system - please click here.

Requests for meetings with the building inspector, zoning questions or requests for information on properties will be reviewed or scheduled on a case by case basis. Please contact the office by phone or email with the details of your request.

INSPECTIONS - As of July 6, 2021 -  we are performing inspections on a regular basis. Please see below for scheduling. 

BUILDING INSPECTIONS - call the office to schedule - inspections are performed Monday, Wednesday, Friday of each week - from 9:00AM to 11:00AM.  Office Admin: Courtney Poulson / ph. 978-897-2193

WIRING INSPECTIONS - call the office to schedule - inspections are performed Tuesdays & Thursdays of each week - from 12:00PM to 2:00PM. Please call Courtney Poulson / ph. 978-897-2193

PLUMBING & GAS INSPECTIONS - call the inspector directly to schedule. AM inspections only.  Plumbing & Gas Inspector: Adam Sahlberg / ph. 978-549-3201

If required, public records requests can still be submitted in writing.

We will do our best to balance public safety and public health during this world wide pandemic. Please check our website daily for any updates.

To check a license or Home Improvement Contractor, please click here.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Frank Ramsbottom Building Commission/Facilities Manager
Douglas Hyde Asst. Facilities Manager & Local Inspector
Courtney Poulson Administrative Assistant
Robert Norton Electrical Inspector
Michael Norton Deputy Electrical Inspector
Charles Weeks Deputy Electrical Inspector
Adam Sahlberg Plumbing & Gas Inspector 978-549-3201
Arnie Epstein Energy Manager 978-897-9334