The purpose of this notice is to advise the building industry and other interested parties of the ninth edition building code status and specifically to note that, when it is finally approved and becomes effective, there will not be a concurrency period with the eighth edition code requirements. Currently, it is expected that the ninth edition will…Details
The Department of Public Safety just announced today the introduction of new online functionality for Inspections and Permitting.
Listed below are line item highlights from the June BBRS meeting MGL 148 26 G and its relationship to BOA and whether the law is being consistently enforced throughout the Commonwealth. Fire Marshal voiced concern since BBRS has no legal enforcement. BBRS legal staff stated within rights to ask for review since its enforcement requires…Details
Effective June 1st, 2015, the Department will no longer offer walk-in license renewal service except on Wednesday from 8:45AM to 4:30PM. Walk-in license renewal services will remain available to the public during regular Department operations, from 8:45AM to…
Dangers Associated With Heavy Snow Loads on Roofs The recent prolonged cold weather and repeated snowstorms have contributed to severe roof load conditions. Compounding the situation is the short-term weather forecast of potentially two more snowstorms over the next few days.Details
1. Gary Moccia, in attendance as a citizen, was recognized for 20+ years as a BBRS member by both the DPS Commissioner and the chairman for all the work and long hours he put in for the citizens of the commonwealth to move forward the changes in the building code over the years.