Building Inspector

Building Inspector & Code Enforcement Officer
Phone: (603) 968-4432, ext 562
Fax: (603) 968-3776


  • Antonio “Devon” Thibeault

The Building Inspector is responsible for all permits and inspections, including permits for building, electrical work, plumbing, driveways, heating, roofing, demolition and foundation work.

  • Receives applications and fees for the erection and/or alteration of buildings
  • Issues or denies permits, based on the compliance of the proposed project with the Zoning Ordinance of the Town of Ashland and all other Town and State ordinances and regulations
  • Regularly inspects buildings during the process of erection or alteration
  • Brings to the attention of the Board of Selectmen any violation of applicable Town ordinances and takes such action in the enforcement of ordinances as may be directed by the Selectmen
  • Acts in cooperation with the fire authorities in any matter in which their duties as prescribed by law may coincide or conflict
  • Examines and, if necessary, orders the repair, vacancy or demolition of unsafe buildings and structures


Note: New 2022 Permit Forms are being developed to replace the old forms. These new forms are fillable PDF forms. Each form may be downloaded, filled out and saved to your own computer. Email it as an attachment to or bring it in to the Building Inspector’s office. (You may also print a blank form and fill it in by hand.)

Other permits will be replaced as they are updated.

  • Driveway Permit (March 2020)
  • Sign Permit (March 2020)
  • Permit Packet for 1 & 2 Family Dwellings (includes permit application, plan requirements, residential electrical permit, residential plumbing permit, residential mechanical permit, permit fees, Building Regulations, and inspection schedule)
  • Permit Packet for Commercial & Multi-Family Projects (includes permit application, plan requirements, commercial electrical permit, commercial plumbing permit, commercial mechanical permit, permit fees, Building Regulations, and inspection schedule)



Electrical Inspector: Contact the Building Inspector

Plumbing Inspector: Contact the Building Inspector

Driveway Inspector: Craig Moore, Public Works Director, (603) 968-3166

Life Safety Inspector: Steve Heath, Fire Chief, (603) 968-7772