Permits & Licenses
A list of the permits, licenses and certificates by Department and Divisions follows:
Building: Building, Building Fire Alarm Systems, Building Sprinkler Systems, Electrical, Gas, Mechanical, Plumbing. Select permits can be applied for Online via the Online Permit Center .
Conservation: The Conservation department does all the permitting under the Wetland Protection Act and the Town of Andover Wetland Bylaw. Conservation issues permits and reviews all work within 100 feet of a wetland resource area and within 200 feet of riverfront area.
Health: Keeping of Animal, Beaver Trap or Dam Breach, Body Art, Recreational Camp, Dumpster, Food Establishment, Soil Test, Pool, Private Well, Septage Hauler, Septic, Sewer, Tanning, Tobacco, Trench
Planning: Subdivision, Special Permit, Site Plan Review
Fire Rescue: Smoke & CO, LP Gas, Cutting and Welding, Fire Dumpster, Flammable & Combustibles Storage, Open Air Burning, Tank Removal. Select permits can be applied for Online via the Online Permit Center.
Town Clerk: Alcoholic Beverage & Events with Alcohol, Amusement & Live Entertainment, Business Certificate, Class I & II Auto Dealer, Common Victualler, Dog & Kennel, Public Vehicle for Hire, Lodging, Outdoor Dining, Raffle & Bazaar, Second Hand Dealer, Storage of Inflammables
Zoning: Special permits, variances, and comprehensive permits, appeals from decisions