Building Permits

Building Permit Application

When do I need a building permit?

Boston Town Code 57-2

No person shall erect, construct, enlarge, alter, improve, remove, or demolish any building or structure without obtaining a permit.

Permits are required for:

  • New buildings (residential and commercial)
  • Additions
  • Accessory buildings (pre-fab or constructed on-site)
  • Decks
  • Gazebos
  • Swimming pools
  • Solid fuel appliances (fireplaces, wood stoves, pellet stoves)
  • Any structural changes

If you are not sure, call! 716-941-6113 ext. 111

Fines for not having a permit start at $250.00!

Click to download the Building Permit Application.