Fire Inspections & Fees

The Sherborn Fire & Rescue Department prides itself on its role in reducing risk in the community by providing Fire Prevention services.

Please use the link below to schedule an inspection and when prompted, choose the top 3 dates that work best for you. The Department will reach out to you, and will make every effort to accommodate your request. Inspections are typically done between 9 am and 3 pm, Monday through Friday. Note: All failed inspections may be subject to a re-inspection fee due at time of re-inspection.

Services

For any Fire Prevention related questions, please email Kristin Buckler or call 508-653-3270, ext. 413.

Per Chapter 3, Section 15 of the Sherborn Town By-Laws

In addition to the Fire Chief's authority under the State Board of Fire Prevention Regulations, the Fire Chief or the Fire Chief's designee may require review by an independent third party with expertise in the matter of any proposed or completed work, plans, construction, applications, or other matters requiring fire protection, fire code, or fire department review. Such third-party review shall be at the applicant's expense.

Schedule of Fees

PermitsFee

Burning Permits - Outdoor/Agricultural (per location)

$10

Blasting (Detail required, 4hr. Min)

$75

Black Powder and Ammunition (Private Use)

$50

Explosives Storage

$75

Fire Alarm Installation/Alteration/26F (residential)

$60

Fire Alarm Installation/Alteration (commercial)

$75

Fireworks Display (Detail required, 4hr. Min)

$100

Floor Finishing Permit (more than 4 units)

$75

Oil Tank Installation

$60 per tank

Oil Tank Removal

$60 per tank

Oil Burner Installation or Alteration

$60

Outdoor Burning

$10

Salamanders (temp. heating for uninhabited space)

$60

Sprinkler Install/Alteration Permit (commercial)

$75

Fire Inspection ServicesFee

Building Plan Review (residential, single family)

$100

Building Plan Review - Commercial

N / A

Under 6,000 square feet

$150

6,000 - 12,000 square feet

$200

12,000+ square feet

$250

Carbon Monoxide Detector Inspection

$60

Fire Alarm Plan Review (residential)

$75

Fire Alarm Plan Review (commercial)

$100

Propane Tank Installation/Storage

$60

Residential Smoke Detector Inspection

$60

Sprinkler Plan Review (residential - single family)

$100

Sprinkler Plan Review (residential - all other)

Fee based upon cost charged by 3rd party expert

Sprinkler Plan Review (commercial - all)

Fee based upon cost charged by 3rd party expert

Tank Truck Inspections

$60 per unit

Transfer Tank inspections

$60 per unit

Additional ServicesFee

21E Environmental Information Requests

Hourly by statute

Plan Review

Hourly by statute

Public Information Requests

Hourly by statute

Copies

Based on state statute

Report Copies

Based on state statute

  1. Kristin Buckler

    Lieutenant / Fire Inspector