Building Department

UPDATE:  1/11/2021

Building Department Walk-in is closed until further notice.
You may still come into the lobby to fill out application  - -
there is a black "DROPBOX" hanging on the wall for applications once filled out. 
You may also go to "application forms" and fill in and email along with contractor license to SAFETY@BEDFORDNH.ORG

Inspections are still being scheduled.  Please call the inspection line at 472-4567.
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All current and historical documents have been relocated to the building department as of 10/23/2020.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