You can submit your building permit, plans and all documentation by email!! 

  • Download the Building Permit Application (under Applicaitons and forms)
  • Save it to your computer
  • Fill it out (fillable PDF)
  • Email it to Ann Gutterson (
  • Attach plans, licenses, etc.
  • Mail in a check or money order for the amount (found in fees) or Ann will email you back with a confirmation and price for the job. Please reference the address in the memo section of the check.
  • If you want it mailed back to you, please enclose a SASE with your payment, otherwise it will be emailed back to you.

DISCLAIMER: Be advised that by submitting electronic requests, you are agreeing to do business with the Town of Bourne in an electronic fashion. As per Mass General Law (MGL) 110G, the act of submitting a permit application satisfies the requirement of a signature and the intent to sign that record. All transaction will be recorded and stored in accordance with State records retention policies, and all other applicable laws, bylaws, and ordinances shall apply.