Fire Department

Outdoor Cooking Permit


outdoor cooking

The City of Cambridge requires all outdoor cooking events using any type of fuel to be permitted by the Bureau of Fire Prevention.

This permit only applies to city sponsored events held on city property.

If you have any questions, contact our Fire Prevention Office at  617-349-4918

Here is a link to the required permit:

Visiting City Hall

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