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Welcome to the City Of Malden Online Permit Application Portal

The Permits, Inspections, and Planning Services Department are pleased to announce that contractors and home owners may now apply for Building Permits online. This offers a more efficient and convenient way to access and utilize the permitting process.

How to File for and Submit a Permit.

For first time users to begin using the Online Permit Program, you will be required to register. Click on "Register" located on the right side of the grey bar above. Existing users can click on "Logon."

After filling in the required information which will include your email address and a password, click "Submit." Please note that passwords should be at least 8 characters and contain letters and numbers.

Please make note of the email address and password. You will need these each time you logon.

Once you have applied for an account it may take until the NEXT business day for the setup to complete.
To login, click on "Logon" and use your username (email) and password.

Once logged in, click on "Permits" then "Apply for Permits" to start the process. A list of permits available online will appear. Click on the permit type you would like to obtain. All fields marked with a RED Dot are required. Once you have completed filling out the necessary information, click the "Finish" button on the lower right to submit your permit.

How to Pay for your Permit using a Credit/Debit Card.

In the upper right of the Command Bar click on "Useful Links" then click on "Invoices." The Invoice Dashboard will list all of your open invoices. Click on the invoice that you would like to pay. Click on "Make Payment" and follow the on screen prompts.

Please be advised that only licensed electricians and plumbing contractors can apply for Wire and Plumbing Permits online.

If you have questions about your online application or need to schedule an inspection, you may contact the appropriate department during normal business hours as follows:

Wiring Permit Application or electrical inspection: 781-397-7000 ext. 2151

Plumbing Permit Application or plumbing inspection: 781-397-7000 ext. 2017

Building Permit Application or a building inspection: 781-397-7000 ext. 2021

For general office questions: 781-397-7030

Business Hours are:
Monday 8am-4pm
Tuesday 8am-7pm
Wednesday 8am-4pm
Thursday 8am-4pm
Friday 8am-12noon

Microsoft SILVERLIGHT is required with Internet Explorer 9 or later when using this application. For Windows 8 or greater, please use Internet Explorer as Microsoft Edge is not compatible with Miscrosoft Silverlight. For MAC users, the City of Malden recommends Safari when using this application. Please note that Microsoft Silverlight cannot be installed on any iOS device (iPhone/iPad/iPod).