Building Department


Inspections by appointment ONLY.  Please call.


Building Permit Application Information (pdf file)

Zoning Bylaws


Building Inspector/Commissioner
Bill Cantell (413) 477-6197 ext 109
(413) 237-5803 (cell)

email: Bldinspector@townofhardwick.com

Assistant Regional Building Inspector
Robert Legare (978) 434-1839

Gas Inspector & Plumbing Inspector
Ed Kent

(413) 204-1140 (cell)
(413) 967-0076 (work)

Asst. Gas Inspector
Michael Pluta

(978) 355-6838 (work)
(413) 531-9058 (cell)

Asst. Plumbing Inspector
Michael Pluta

(978) 355-6838 (work)
(413) 531-9058 (cell)

Electrical Inspector
Donald Manseau
(774) 230-1527

Assistant Electrical Inspector
Ken Higney
(413) 967-3810 (work)

Next Meeting: Calendar

Building permits and permit fee schedules are available in the front foyer of the Municipal Building during regular business hours, or online, below.


On-line Forms

Zoning Determination Permit Application

Solid Fuel Appliance Application

Debris Disposal Form

Homeowners Warning Notice

Building Permit Fee Schedule

Application for Building Permit (1-2 family dwellings)

Application for Building Permit (all other buildings)

Application for Electrical Permit

Electrical Permit Fee Schedule

Application for Gasfitting Permit

Application for Plumbing Permit

Sheet Metal Permit Application

Plumbing and Gas Permit Fees

Solar Facilities Permit & Inspection Process

Application for Lot/Street Number Assignment

Workers’ Compensation Insurance Affidavit: Builders/Contractors/Electricians/Plumbers

Last updated 3/2022