Development Services Fees

The fee information has been gathered for your convenience from the City of Lowell Fee Ordinance, Chapter 150 of the General Ordinances. Every effort is made to keep this information up to date, however, the information on this site is subject to change without notice.

Accordingly, please verify the appropriate fee amount directly with Development Services staff at 978-674-4144 or at the Development Services office located at:
City Hall
375 Merrimack Street
Second Floor, Room 55
Lowell, MA 01852

The following includes fees for the various permits and services offered within the Division of Development Services.
  1. Building Permit Fees

    Find fees for building permits in Lowell.

  2. Certificates of Inspection​

    Learn about the fees for certificates of inspection.

  3. Conservation Commission

    Learn about the fees from the Conservation Commission.

  4. Historic Board

    See what fees apply for the Historic Board.

  5. Planning Board

    See what fees apply from the Planning Board including subdivisions and site plans.

  6. Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)​

    Find the fees for the Zoning Board of Appeals.

  7. Plumbing/Gas Permit Fees

    Learn about the fees charged for Plumbing and Gas Permits.

  8. Mechanical Permit Fees

    Learn about the fees charged for Mechanical and Sheet Metal Permits.

  9. Electrical Permit Fees

    Learn about the fees charged for Electrical and Solar Permits.