Can I apply for a building permit online?

Yes, all of our permitting is done online. This would include residential and commercial building permits, plumbing, gas fitting, electrical, sheet metal, tent, sign, and solid fuel-burning appliances. To register or log in go to www.hingham-ma.gov/permitting

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1. Can I apply for a building permit online?
2. When do I need to apply for a building permit?
3. As a homeowner can I apply for a building permit?
4. How do I determine what type(s) or work require the contractor(s) that I hire to have certain licenses?
5. I want to put a shed on my property, what are the rules for that?
6. Do I need a permit to erect a fence?
7. How do I know what zone my property is in?
8. What are the building dimensional requirements for the zone my property is in?
9. • How do I check the status of a building permit or building permits that have been issued on a property?
10. How do I find information for a specific property?