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 are by appointment only 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 9:15 AM after scheduled office appointments.  There are no on time inspections.     

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

Fee Schedule


View the plumbing and gas fee schedule for more information.