Permits and Applications

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pdf Smoke Detector and Carbon Monoxide Alarm
Smoke Detector and Carbon Monoxide Alarm
Application Form Fire Department
Solid Waste Hauler
$175 hearing and application fee. $125 annual licensing fee.
License License
pdf Source Water Quality Monitoring Program Handout
A handout describing the Watershed Division's Source Water Quality Monitoring Program.
Watershed Reports
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 Special Events
Permit specifically for larger events such as parades, road races, or walkathons.
Form Public Works
external Sprinkler Permit Application
Application to submit when applying for a Sprinkler Permit
Statement of discontinuance change of residence change of location of business
Statement of discontinuance, change of residence, change of location of business
Form
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.
external Stormwater Control Permit
Apply for a Stormwater Control Permit
Permit Public Works
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

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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

Richard C. Rossi
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager