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Format Document Name & Description Type Category
pdf Fire Alarm System Permit
fire alarm system permit
Permit Fire Department
pdf Fire Suppression System Permit
Fire Suppression System Permit
Permit Fire Department
pdf Flammable Storage and Use Permit
Flammable Storage and Use Permit
Permit Fire Department
pdf Food Truck or Trailer Inspection Permit
food truck or trailer inspection permit
Permit Fire Department
pdf Fresh Pond Reservation Use Permit
Downloadable pdf of the Fresh Pond Reservation User Permit Request Form.
Permit
pdf General permit
General permit
Permit Fire Department
pdf Inclusionary Housing Program Developer Application
Housing developer application for the Inclusionary Housing Program.
Permit
Jitney Permit
$175 hearing & advertising fee; no fee for the Jitney Permit
Permit License
Manhole Opening Entry Permit
Manhole Opening Entry Permit
Permit Public Works
pdf Military Personnel Parking Application
Military Personnel related Parking Application
Permit
external Moving Van Application
Moving Van permits are issued by the Traffic, Parking & Transportation Department. To obtain a Moving Van permit, please complete and submit application, and pay by VISA, MC or E-Check. Our office must receive submissions and payments no later than 4 business days prior to posting. Requests and payments made after 4 business days will not be accepted.
Permit
Newsrack Permit
Permit for any type of newsrack box to be placed on City sidewalks
Permit Public Works
pdf Outdoor Cooking Permit
Outdoor cooking permit
Permit Fire Department
Parks and Public Areas
Permit for any non-athletic type of event in City Parks or Public Areas
Permit Public Works
pdf Planning Board Special Permit Application Form
Application form for projects subject to special permit requirements of Zoning Ordinance where the Planning Board services as the granting authority.
Permit

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