Construction Site Safety


The Chelmsford Fire Department enforces provisions for construction site safety in accordance with the Massachusetts Comprehensive Fire Code, the Massachusetts State Building Code, NFPA 241, Standard on Safeguarding Construction, Alteration, and Demolition Operations, and the CFD Construction Site Safety Regulations (link below). 

You can also view NFPA 241 along with many other NFPA standards in their entirety for free by visiting

Construction Site Safety Documents

Required Permits

Permits are required for the following. Permit applications can be obtained through the Chelmsford Fire Department Online Permitting System