Moving Van Application
MOVING VAN PERMITS REQUIRE PAYMENT ON-LINE.
REMEMBER TO READ INSTRUCTIONS AND FEES BELOW
BEFORE SUBMITTING APPLICATION.
NUMBER OF DAYS, LENGTH OF SPACE AND USE OF METERS DRIVES THE FEE CALCULATIIONS.
On-Line Application is for Residents, Future Residents and Moving Companies
Moving Van permits are issued by the Traffic, Parking & Transportation Department. To obtain a Moving Van permit, please complete and submit application, and pay by VISA, MC or E-Check. Our office must receive submissions and payments no later than 4 business days prior to posting. Requests and payments made after 4 business days will not be accepted.
When the restricted parking is metered spaces, you must choose meter numbers from dropdown and add to application. Check the Map link for meters in your location. If you do not include meters where applicable, your application will not be approved.
Modification of date, time or location to permits will not be accepted after signs have been posted unless due to extreme weather conditions. In the event that an applicant requests a posting modification after signs are posted, there will be no refund and applicant's must re-apply and pay for a new permit.
This form can be printed for mailing to the Traffic Department or submitted online.
Traffic, Parking & Transportation Dept.
Street Occupancy Permit Division
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-349-4721 or 617-349-4714
Permit Hours and Fees:
Permit Hours: Monday 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday - Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:30 - Noon
The Permit Division closes at noon (12:00pm) on Fridays. Any applications submitted after 11:30am on Fridays will not be processed until the following Monday (Tuesday when Monday is a holiday). The temporary signs are posted 48 hours in advance of the permit start. Permits processed on Mondays can not have a start date prior to the following Thursday.
Permit Fee: Per location/Per day Under 50 ft. $25.00
50 FT. & Over $50.00
Meter Fee: Per meter/Per day $10.00
On-line payment credit/debit (VISA, MC) card or E-Check.
Walk-ins and mailed payments are accepted in cash, check or credit/debit (VISA, MC) card
Please read restrictions that are strictly enforced:
- All tagging & towing is subject to police availability.
- Permit must be presented to police to remove illegally parked vehicles.
- No Personal vehicles are allowed in reserved space.
- Permittee must make provisions for pedestrian safety and/or emergency vehicles.
- All moving vehicles must rear ramp. No ramping from truck to property blocking the sidewalk.
- All Moving Vehicles must be temporarily relocated to accommodate street cleaning and plowing during a declared snow emergency.