The State of NH is now on the 2018 suite of ICC codes along with the 2020NEC.

Building Department Walk-in is open!! Come on up and visit us on the 2nd floor of the Safety Complex.

We can also receive applications via email and mail.

The framework and electric outlets of a house being built

GENERAL REMINDER TO ALL PERMIT APPLICANTS:  Both the Town Zoning regulations,    § 275-85 B, and the current building codes prohibit any work requiring a permit being started, including excavation for foundations, without a permit first being issued. Starting work without a permit is subject to a fine as outlined in §92-11.  


The Bedford Building Department is a division of the Bedford Fire Department and is located in the Safety Complex at 55 Constitution Drive on the 2nd floor.   

Building & Building Related Documents
All current and historical documents have been relocated to the building department as of 10/23/2020.

Please be advised records requests may take 2 -3 days to fulfill.  Staff is busy with routine obligations and will respond to your request at the first possible opportunity.

To request property documents please fill out this request form:
State Septic system records research

Informational Documents