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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
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
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
pdf Residential Permit Application
Resident Parking Permits may be obtained by mail or in person. If you qualify, you may be able to apply on-line.
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
Sidewalk Obstruction Business Use - First Time Applicants
SBU application for first time applicants - Petition to City Council
Permit
Sidewalk Obstruction Business Use - renewal form
SBU application and renewal form for signs, outdoor dining, merchandise, etc.
Permit Public Works
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