The Building Department responsibilities include the protection of the health, safety and welfare of the residents through the enforcement of State and local laws, by-laws and regulations. This department issues permits for all types of construction including all public and private buildings.
The Historic District and Historical Commission were created to preserve and protect the distinctive characteristics and architecture of buildings and places that are significant in the history of Carlisle
The Planning Board's overall responsibility under State law is to protect the health, safety and welfare of Carlisle's residents. The Board strives to preserve and enhance Carlisle's character through the use of its regulatory tools, while also respecting property owners' rights.