Building Department

The primary mission of the Building Department is to provide quality service to the community that is knowledgeable, efficient, comprehensive and helpful to the public. The intention is to safeguard life, health, property and public welfare by regulating and controlling the construction, quality of materials, use of all buildings and structures within the Town of Littleton. The department is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the uniform codes and related Federal, State, and Local adopted laws and ordinances.

  1. Apply Online Permit
  2. Review Property History
  3. Annual Building Inspection

Homeowners and Contractors can apply for Building permits online.

Contractors only may apply for Gas, Plumbing, Mechanical and Electrical Permits.

Building Inspections:  To schedule building inspections,  call 978-540-2420. Please do not email the building department or leave messages on viewpoint cloud to schedule inspections, Thank you. 

Electrical Inspections: To schedule electrical inspections,  call 978-486-0167. 

Plumbing Inspections: To schedule plumbing inspections, call 978-540-2423.

If you have used ViewPoint Cloud in another community you can use your same username and password, otherwise you must create a new account.

ViewPoint Cloud Online Permitting Information

Submit Online Permit Applications.

How to Sign up for an Account

Before you can submit any applications you must create an account for the site.

  1. Go to the home page. 
  2. Choose the "Sign Up" option.
  3. Type in your email address and preferred password.

How to Submit an Application

  1. Go to the home page
  2. Select the building department.
  3. Choose the type of permit by clicking Select.
  4. Read through the permit requirements and select Apply Online at the top-right of the page.
  5. Follow the steps on each page to complete the application.


Paying for Your Permit Fee

For Building Permits: You will get notice via email once your application has been approved. At that time, you have the option of paying online by credit card, e-check or check in person. Please note that if you choose to pay by credit card, there is an additional processing fee (this fee will already be included in the estimated fee amount).

The permit card must still be picked up at the Building Department office to be posted on-site.

For all other permits: You have the option of paying online by credit card, or by e-check. If you pay by credit card, once reviewed and approved you will receive an email and can print the permit out, if you pay by cash or check the permit will be issued once payment is received.