Plumbing & Gas Inspector

Plumbing and Gas Inspector, Robert "Bob" Hyde, is a part-time inspector for the Town of Ipswich. Plumbing and Gas Permits are applied for online. Questions relating to permit fees or the plumbing and gas permitting process should be directed to 978-356-6605 extension 3.

Office Hours

Office hours to meet with the inspector are by appointment only scheduled 24 hours in advance on  Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting at 9:00 AM. Should you wish to schedule a time to meet with the inspector, please contact our office at 978-356-6605 ext. 3.   

 Plumbing and Gas Inspections

Plumbing and Gas inspections are conducted on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays starting at 9:00 AM after scheduled office appointments.  There are no "on time" inspections.

To schedule an inspection, plumbers and gas fitters need to contact the inspection “hotline” before 8 a.m. the day of the request at 978-356-6605 extension 1 and leave all requested information.

Fee Schedule


Please refer to fee schedule found on the Building Permit Information webpage 

Fee Schedule Changes Effective February 12, 2018

Please be advised effective February 12, 2018 that a new fee schedule will be adopted by the town for all permits related to building, wiring, PLUMBING, GAS FITTING, and sheet metal work . Please note all changes and additions that have been instituted on the Building Department web page.