News  Codeword April 2023

The latest edition of the Building, Engineering and Trade Inspections Division's newsletter
  • Board of Building Regulations and Standards

Dear Friends,

The Office of Public Safety and Inspections, under the Division of Licensure, is pleased to present this issue of “Codeword.” 

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Richard Baldacci Chief of Inspections
Office of Public Safety, Building, Engineering, and Trade Inspections
Division of Occupational Licensure
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
1000 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02118

  • Board of Building Regulations and Standards 

    The Board of Building Regulations and Standards (BBRS) monitors Massachusetts building codes and construction supervisor licensing. The Board also licenses concrete testing labs and technicians, approves manufactured buildings and related inspection procedures, approves native lumber producers, and certifies municipal building inspectors.
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