Inspectional Services

Building Department/Land Use

The Land Use Department is responsible for providing a full range of services to the citizens of Ashburnham for the Building Department, Zoning Board of Appeals, Conservation Commission, Planning Board and Board of Health. Services include the issuance of permits, review of plans, and field inspection of projects. The individual inspectors are responsible for ensuring work sites are inspected and that all work being performed is in compliance with Massachusetts State Codes, Federal Guidelines and the Town of Ashburnham’s Bylaws.

The Building Inspector is in the office on Monday evenings. Appointments are available in 15 minute increments between the hours of 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm. Inspection appointments are available on Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons by Appointment. To make an appointment to meet with the Building Inspector or to schedule an inspection, please contact the Land Use Administrator.

To schedule an inspection with either the Wiring Inspector or the Plumbing/Gas Inspector, please contact them directly.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Heather Ruziak Land Use Administrator (978) 827-4100 ext 4 option 2
Richard Cannavino Wiring Inspector (978) 827-4839
Wayne Little Plumbing/Gas Inspector (978) 621-6207
Richard C. Reynolds Building Commissioner/Zoning Enforcement (978) 827-4100 x 6