Permits and Applications

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Format Document Name & Description Type Category
pdf Flammable Storage and Use Permit
License might be required
Permit Fire Department
pdf Food Truck or Trailer Inspection Permit
For vehicles utilizing fuel for cooking
Permit Fire Department
pdf Fortune Teller Application
Fortune Teller Application for License Commission
Permit License
pdf Fresh Pond Reservation Use Permit
Downloadable pdf of the Fresh Pond Reservation User Permit Request Form.
Permit
pdf General permit
For most all other permits
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
This permit regulates and monitors contractors/consultants who open and/or enters the City of Cambridge's manholes to complete sewer and stormwater inspections.
Permit Public Works
Newsrack Permit
Permit for any type of newsrack box to be placed on City sidewalks
Permit Public Works
pdf Outdoor Cooking Permit
For ourside events utilizing fuel to cook
Permit Fire Department
external 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
external Resident Parking Permit
Information on and the application for resident parking permits
Permit
pdf Residential Smoke Detector
Inspections must be scheduled in person
Permit Fire Department
pdf Sale Of Property / Smoke Detector & Carbon Monoxide Alarm Permit Information
Inspections must be scheduled in person
Permit Fire Department
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