Community & Economic Development

  1. Building

    We are dedicated to promoting public safety and general welfare in the Town of Bridgewater through administration and enforcement of applicable codes for building, plumbing, gas, wiring, and zoning, insuring accuracy for weights and measures, and providing all these services in the most professional and helpful manner.

  2. Conservation

    The Conservation Department coordinates the efforts of the Conservation Commission whose purpose is to administer the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L. Ch. 131, s. 40, regulation 310 CMR 10.00, and the Town of Bridgewater's Wetlands Protection Bylaw.

  3. Economic Development/Planning

    The Department of Community and Economic Development promotes quality of life and economic opportunity by facilitating a livable Bridgewater that is at once vibrant yet resilient.

  4. Health

    Find permits and applications that have to do with the health department. Also find out how to properly dispose of sharps.

  5. Zoning

    The Office for the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) provides administrative and technical support to the ZBA, as well as guidance to applicants.