Permits and Applications

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Format Document Name & Description Type Category
Fire Certificate of Completion
Fire Certificate of Completion
Application Form Fire Department
pdf Fire Alarm System Permit
fire alarm system permit
Permit Fire Department
Fire Alarm Permit Application
Fire Alarm Permit Application
pdf Fire Alarm Permit Application
Fire Alarm Permit Application
Application Form Fire Department
Filming Request
Filming Request
Form Public Works
external Farmer's Market
Requirements for obtaining a permit and regulations to participate in a Farmer's Market.
pdf Facade Improvement Program Guidelines and Application
Guidelines and application for applicants seeking technical and financial assistance to renovate or restore exterior signage, lighting or facades for commercial buildings.
Excavation and Trench Permit Application
Apply for an Excavation and Trench permit
Permit Public Works
external Environmental Health Division Catering Registration Form
Registration form for caterers licensed in another city or town.
external Electrical Permit Application
Application to submit when applying for an Electrical Permit.
pdf Electrical Department Utility Permit Application
Electrical Department Utility Permit Application
Dumpster Permit
After submitting your application on-line you must call 617-349-4721 and give your credit card information. Your application will not be processed before the payment information is received. Payment will be accepted by credit or debit card only.
external Dumpster License Application
Application to apply for a temporary or permanent dumpster.
external Driveway & Cuts Opening Application
Application to apply for a driveway & curb cut opening.
pdf Driveway & Cuts Opening Abuttor's Form Application
Abuttor's form needed for filing with a Driveway & Curb Cut Application.

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Cambridge City Hall

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

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

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Richard C. Rossi
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager