Cutting/Welding/Hot Work

A person or company performing burning, welding, or cutting operations shall obtain a permit from the Wellesley Fire Prevention Office.  The permit shall specify the time and exact location of the work to be performed, the nature of the work to be done, and any special precautions to be taken during the work.  

Prior to the issuance of the permit, the applicant shall provide written authorization signed by the property owner of his agent describing the scope ans specific locations where the wor is to be performed under 527CMR § 39:04

The Fire Department requires a paid fire detail for all hotwork performed indoors and/or on the exterior structure of all occupied buildings , and for cutting/burning operations under demolition.

A fire detail may not be required for hotwork performed in unaccupied buildings under onstruction, however, a fire warch is required to be provided by the welding contractor.  This will be determined at time of permitting.

The permit fee is $35 check made out to the "Town of Wellesley".  Permits, written authoriztion, and fee should be brought to FIre Headquarters at 457 Worcester St, Wellesley, MA 02481.

Fire Details must be arranged 24 hours in advance.

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