City of Cambridge

I Want To

Displaying 1-10 of 167 results
I Want To Departments

Apply for a Banner Permit

The Electrical Department approves banner attachments to poles in the public way.

Electrical617-349-4925City Clerk's Office617-349-4260City Council617-349-4280

Apply for a Block Party Permit

A block party is a community-based event hosted by a group of neighbors, a not-for-profit organization or an association on a City street requiring closing of a portion of the street, a single block, for part of a day.

Traffic, Parking, and Transportation617-349-4700Cambridge Police617-349-3300Cambridge Fire617-349-4900Inspectional Services617-349-6100License617-349-6140

Apply for a Building Permit

Building permits are issued by the Inspectional Services Department. Anyone seeking to construct, alter, repair, or demolish a structure must first obtain a building permit.

Inspectional Services617-349-6100Historical Commission617-349-4683Cambridge Fire617-349-4900Community Development617-349-4600Traffic, Parking, and Transportation617-349-4700Public Works617-349-4800

Apply for a Business Certificate

A business certificate must be filed for any person, partnership, or corporation conducting business in Cambridge under a name other than their own.

City Clerk's Office617-349-4260

Apply for a Cambridge Arts Grant

This program provides access to professional arts and culture events for Cambridge youth through Field Trip Grants and also supports individual artists and organizations through Project Grants.

Cambridge Arts617-349-4380

Apply for a Community Garden Plot

There are thirteen (13) active community gardens located throughout the City, serving as areas of beautification, vegetable production, and meeting places.

Public Works617-349-4800

Apply for a Curb Cut

Anyone wanting to make or change a cut in the curb of the street, such as in constructing, moving or removing a driveway must first obtain a permit from the City of Cambridge.

Inspectional Services617-349-6100Public Works617-349-4800Traffic, Parking, and Transportation617-349-4700Historical Commission617-349-4683City Clerk's Office617-349-4260

Apply for a Domestic Partnership

Apply for a Domestic Partnership with the Cambridge City Clerk's Office.

City Clerk's Office617-349-4260

Apply for a Dumpster Permit

A dumpster permit reserves 40 feet of space on a City street for a specific number of days to temporarily park a dumpster used during construction.

Traffic, Parking, and Transportation617-349-4700Inspectional Services617-349-6100

Apply for a Fire Alarm Master Box Connection

The Electrical Department provides connectivity to a private fire alarm system by means of a Fire Alarm Master Box, which allows direct reporting to the City's Emergency Communications Department.


Got feedback?

Please provide your feedback below: