Commercial Loading Zone Application


Please read the official Commercial Loading Zone Regulation below. If you have any questions, please call the Traffic Engineering Division at 617-349-4723.

Sec. 15.2                        STANDING IN CURB LOADING ZONE

(a)    No person shall stop, stand, or park a vehicle for any purpose or length of time except as provided in (b) below, other than for expeditious unloading and delivery or pickup and loading of materials in any place marked as a curb loading zone. Vehicles must display a commercial license plate and be actively loading or unloading.  In no case shall the stop for loading and unloading of materials exceed thirty minutes.

(b)    The driver of a passenger license plate vehicle may stop temporarily at a place marked as a curb loading zone for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading passengers or materials when such stopping does not interfere with any commercial motor vehicle used for the transportation of materials which is waiting to enter or about to enter such zone. In no case shall the stop for loading and unloading of materials and passengers exceed fifteen minutes.


  • Business Name
  • Business Address
  • ZipCode
  • Applicant's Name
  • Applicant's Phone Number
  • Number of deliveries by day
  • Delivery Hours (begin time & end time)
  • Check each delivery day
  • Types of delivery trucks
  • Lengths of delivery trucks
  • Street where delivery access is located
  • Number of spaces requested
  • Type of parking restrictions in front of business
  • Special notes or comments

This form may be submitted on-line or printed out to be mailed or delivered in person.

Mail & delivery address is:

City of Cambridge
Traffic, Parking & Transportation
344 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02139
Att: Wayne Amaral

ireport request city services, report an issue
google translate this page
Cambridge Alert Network Logo

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

Richard C. Rossi
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager