State of New Hampshire is now on the 2018 suite of Building Codes and the 2020 NEC 

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

You may also fill out application in lobby and put into "DROPBOX" hanging on the wall along with a copy of your license (if sub-contractor). 
We are still taking 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All current and historical documents have been relocated to the building department as of 10/23/2020.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