Permits and Applications

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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!
pdf Storage Tank Install Permit
Storage Tank Install Permit
Permit Fire Department
pdf Storage Tank Removal Permit
Storage Tank Removal Permit
Permit Fire Department
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 Swimming Pool Operation Permit
Application for swimming pool/hot tub operations
Application Inspectional Services
pdf Tank Truck Permit
All trucks transporting combustible liquids must be permitted
Permit Fire Department
pdf Tap Water and Fish
Tap Water and Fish
pdf Temporary Heat Permit
Some devices may require permit for fuel storage
Permit Fire Department
pdf Water Department Tour Request Form
Fresh Pond, Water Department Tour Request Form
Application Form Water Department
pdf Traffic Calming Request Form
Form to request construction of traffic calming measures at a specific location.
Form
pdf Unvented Gas Heater Permit
All unvented gas heater installatons must be permitted
Permit Fire Department
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

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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