Permits and Applications

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Format Document Name & Description Type Category
external Asbestos Application
Application to submit when applying for an Asbestos Removal Permit.
external Block Parties
What to do if you want to have a block party
external Board of Zoning Appeal Application
Special permit, variance or appeal
external Building Permit Application - 1 & 2 Unit Building
Application to submit when applying for a Building Permit 1 and 2 Units.
external Building Permit Application - All Other
Application to submit when applying for a Building Permit - All Other.
external Cambridge Entrepreneurship Assistance Application Form
This page provides a link to the Cambridge Entrepreneurship Assistance Program Application Form. The Program is a 4 month financial education program for entrepreneurs in emerging technologies.
Application Form
external Certificate of Inspection Application
Application to apply for a Certificate of Inspection.
external Certificate of Occupancy Application
Application to submit when applying for a Certificate of Occupancy.
external Change of Licensed Builder
Affidavit to submit for a Change of Licensed Builder
external Crane and Boom Permit Application
A Crane, Boom and Pump Truck permit is required if you are using a crane, boom truck, boom lift, man lift, lull, scissor lift or pump truck on a City of Cambridge right-of way.
Permit Public Works
external Demolition Permit Application
Application to submit when applying for a Demolition Permit.
external Discharge and Dewatering Permit
This permit regulates discharges to the municipal stormwater or wastewater system from dewatering or pumping activities, changes in discharge from existing connections, and the discharge of fats, oils, and grease.
Permit Public Works
external Driveway & Cuts Opening Application
Application to apply for a driveway & curb cut opening.
external Dumpsters
What to do if you need to store a dumpster on the street
external Dumpster License Application
Application to apply for a temporary or permanent dumpster.

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Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
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Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Richard C. Rossi
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager