Informational Alert | Coronavirus Updates
NOTICE: DPW offices at 147 Hampshire St. are open to the public, by appointment only, Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Appointments can be made by phone at 617-349-4800 or by email at Individual staff are also available for appointments outside of these hours as needed; please contact the office with the details of your issue, and we will coordinate with the appropriate staff member. Many DPW services can be provided online, and DPW phones are staffed 24/7 to respond to urgent concerns.


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Urban Forestry

The Urban Forestry Division is responsible for implementing a program of arboriculture for over 19,000 of Cambridge's public trees.

Public Works617-349-4800

Yard Waste Pick Up

From April through December, the City offers curbside yard waste collection.

Public Works617-349-4800

Planning an Event in the City

Permits are required if you plan to host an event on City property

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