Building and Inspections

Administrative Staff

Name Title Email
James D. Aguiar, Jr.
Building Commissioner/Zoning Enforcement Officer
Nancy Pinto
Office Manager
Glenn Hathaway
Assistant Building Commissioner
Jeffrey Mello
Assistant Building Inspector
Timothy Cutler
Plumbing Inspector
Thomas Ross
Electrical Inspector

The main objective of the Building Department is to enforce all building codes, acts and regulations. It is the responsibility of the Building Department to provide the highest level of service to protect public safety and welfare as it relates to construction, reconstruction, alterations, repairs or demolition of buildings. The Department also supports the residents of Dighton and those doing business in Dighton through effective enforcement of the State Building Codes and Dighton Zoning By-Laws. 

Inspectional Division

The Building Commissioner is also the Zoning Enforcement Officer. He is responsible for inspecting existing  buildings upon complaints for code and/or zoning violations, enforces building codes and zoning violations found during inspections, issues violation notices, and compiles information needed to ensure compliance if District or Superior Courts need to be involved.  

PermitLink is available for homeowners and contractors by clicking the On-Line Permitting tab located at the upper left-hand side of this page. Through an easy-to-use web portal you can create a profile, apply or pay for a permit, attach supporting documents, get email alerts, check status of a permit or inspection and view or search all permits.