The Division of Code Enforcement shall be responsible for the enforcement of chapters 105 and 13A of the Revised Ordinances of the City of Everett; enforce all relevant ordinances; maintain a high quality of life for all Everett residents; working in conjunction with the Office of the City Solicitor, prosecute all infractions and violations of city ordinance; perform other relevant duties as assigned.
Director of Code Enforcement
Department of Inspectional Services
484 Broadway, Room 26
Everett, MA 02149
Monday & Thursday, 8am – 7:30pm
Tuesday – Wednesday, 8am – 5pm
Forms and Applications
The Division of Building Inspection and Maintenance shall be responsible for the enforcement of the state building code pertaining to buildings and other structures and for enforcement of related ordinances in the Revised Ordinances of the city of Everett, including, but not limited to the local zoning ordinance and Massachusetts State Building Code.
Board of Appeals
The Board of Appeals shall be responsible to hear and decide appeals in accordance with MGL 40A, applications for special permits and variances upon which the Board is empowered to act. The Board is also responsible to hear and decide petitions for variances, and special permits based on zoning denial letters from the building inspector.
Electrical and Wire
The Wire Division is responsible for the maintenance of all traffic signals and the performance of all electrical work within municipal buildings and on City property.
Health and Sanitation
The Division of Health and Sanitation shall be responsible for enforcement of all provisions of the state sanitary code promulgated by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health which are subject to enforcement by cities and towns; adoption from time to time of additional regulations as are necessary or desirable to protect the public health of the residents of Everett; and enforcement of all regulations so promulgated by the Board of Health.
The License Commission is charged with the responsibility of issuing licenses and enforcing rules, regulations, local ordinances, and state laws pertaining to the sale of alcoholic beverages; the Licensing Commission shall promulgate all regulations necessary for the application local ordinance and state law.
Weights and Measures
The Division of Weights and Measures shall have general charge and supervision of all the public scales of the City of Everett.