All inspections are scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 1 pm and 3 pm. To schedule an inspection call Headquarters at 978- 597-8150. Payments can be made by cash or a check to “The Town Of Townsend” which is to be paid at the time of the inspection. If for some reason you do not pass the initial inspection you will have to pay the permit fee again to get a re-inspection.

Townsend Fire Provides Permits for the following:

  • Fire Alarm System – $50
  • Underground and Above ground Liquid Propane Tanks – $50
  • Ventless Gas heater – $50
  • Agricultural Open burning – $25
  • Open Burning Permit – $20
  • Fuel Supply Line – $50
  • Oil Burner – $50
  • Smoke and Carbon Monoxide – Check Here to make sure your up to code! (http://www.mass.gov/eopss/docs/dfs/osfm/pubed/flyers/conumersguidesd-co2016-booklet.pdf) – $50
  • Storage Fuel Oil – $50
  • Permit for Temporary use of Change – $50
  • Tank Truck – $50
  • Fireworks FP27 – $50
  • FP-290- III UST – $50
  • Maintain/New Underground Storage Facility – $50
  • Propane Storage Exchange – $50
  • Sprinkler Permit – $50
  • Standard FP6 – $50
  • Storage Tank Removal – $50

All homes that are being sold or transferred, must be inspected by the Fire Department to ensure that Smoke Detectors and Carbon Monoxide Detectors are properly installed and in working order.

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