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pdf Source Water Quality Report 2015
The Source Water Quality Report summarizes the work of the watershed division in monitoring water quality in the Cambridge drinking supply throughout the year. Sampling results for nutrients, metals and bacteria, as well as monitoring frequency and site descriptions are included. Enjoy!
external Special Event
Requirements for obtaining a permit and rules.
external Special Events
How to apply for a special event permit
external Sprinkler Permit Application
Application to submit when applying for a Sprinkler Permit
pdf Storefront Improvement Program Form
Cambridge property owners or tenants can access technical and financial resources to renovate or restore commercial building exterior facades through the Storefront Improvement Program. The Program improves the physical appearance of independent businesses and enhances Cambridge's commercial districts.
pdf Tap Water and Fish
Tap Water and Fish
external Tool Trucks
What to do if commercial vehicles need to be parked on the street
external Updated Energy Conservation Form - Commercial
(Including Residential, 4 stories or more)
external Updated Energy Conservation Form - Residential
(multi-family - 3 stories or less)
pdf USGS Fact Sheet 1998
USGS Fact Sheet 1998
pdf USGS Fact Sheet 2002
USGS Fact Sheet 2002
pdf USGS Fact Sheet 2015
Updated fact sheet from USGS including information about water quality in the Cambridge watershed
pdf USGS Stormwater Study 2013
Characterization of storm water quality in the Cambridge watershed
Valet Parking
How to obtain a valet parking permit
external Visitor Parking Permit
About visitor parking permits

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Cambridge City Hall

795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
TTY: 617-349-4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Louis DePasquale
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager