Online Permitting & Fees

Online Permitting

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Wiring Permit Fees

Plumbing Permit Fees

Gas Permit Fees

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Online Permitting System Guidelines

For your convenience, effective July 1, 2021, the Town of Stow has adopted online permitting for the submittal of applications for residential and commercial building permits, sheet metal permits, plumbing and gas permits and electrical permits.  To access the system, please click here. 

For new construction applicants must contact the Board of Health directly to arrange to appear before them for approval of septic and well designs. They may be reached by calling (978)-897-4592.

Filling Out a Building Permit Application

(After you have logged onto the online permitting website).

  • Select the location for the permit by entering any characters of column text in the white boxes under House # and/or Street to narrow your search.
  • Choose the address by clicking on its row.
  • Select the appropriate permit application from the menu on the right by clicking on the New icon.
  • Fill out the application fields to completion.
  • Once you have filled out all text fields click Submit.
  • This will prompt you to sign the application. Sign by holding down the right button on your mouse and signing. Check the check box below, type in your name and click Save.
  • This will ask you if you want to submit. If yes click Ok.
  • Now add any required attachment by clicking Add Attachments and then click the Square blue icon top right and follow the instructions.
  • Please mail or hand deliver a check when emailed the payment due amount payable to the Town of Stow.  Online payments will be enabled shortly.

Adding Attachments to Your Permit Application or Checking Status:

If you need to add attachments after closing a submitted application or want to check your status, go to My Documents. This will show you a list of all the applications you have ever submitted along with the status. To add additional attachments click on the permit row once to highlight the permit and then click the Square white icon above on the right and follow the instructions.