Inspectional Services

John R. Kelly, Commissioner/Building Commissioner

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Programs & Initiatives

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Food Protection
All food establishments are inspected to ensure compliance with the provisions contained within the Merged Food Code. Food Protection personnel monitor food offered for consumption to ensure that it is free from adulteration, properly labeled, identifiable and manufactured at an approved source.
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Housing Program
The Housing Program seeks to gain compliance with the Massachusetts Sanitary Code, Minimum Standards of Fitness for Human Habitation as well as applicable local ordinances.
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Lead Paint Poisoning Prevention Program
Upon request of the tenant, the Lead Poisoning Prevention Program conducts environmental assessments to identify possible lead paint hazards and violations where a child under the age of six resides.
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Pre-Development Consultation
Interdepartmental Review Team meetings are offered free of charge and are designed to assist developers and land owners in the pre-development stages of potential and proposed projects with questions relating to permitting processes, zoning compliance, engineering standards and land use policy considerations.

Contact Information

Inspectional Services
25 Meade Street
Worcester, MA 01610

Accessible via WRTA Bus Line. View Schedules

Phone: 508-799-1198
Fax: 508-799-8544
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Office Hours:

Building & Zoning
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Housing & Health
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

City of Worcester
Customer Service Line
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
508-929-1300
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