Smoke Detector Inspections

Effective January 1, 2020, the Westborough Fire Department will be transitioning to online permitting. Applications for a Residential Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Inspection will now be completed online.

Directions to schedule a Residential Smoke Detector Inspection:

  • View the Permit Pro website
  • Create a user account
  • Access the Smoke/CO application under the fire department heading
  • Pay the $50 fee with a credit card through the online permitting site
  • Call 508-389-2313 to schedule the inspection after completing the online application

Inspection Times

Inspections take place Monday through Friday between the hours of 1:30 pm and 5:30 pm. The Fire Department will make every effort to arrive early in the available time slot. Availability will be dependent on department business and the emergency call volumes on that particular day. The Fire Department will not conduct same-day appointments.


For further information on the proper type and placement of detectors, see the Smoke Detector Placement Guide (PDF).

View the MGL 148 Chapter 26F ½ website.

View the MGL 148 Chapter 26F website.