City of Cambridge


11/15/2017 3:25 p.m. Expect traffic delays on Sunday, Nov. 19, starting at 7:30 a.m. in Kendall Square, Central Square, Riverside & Cambridgeport during the 2017 Cambridge Half Marathon (Course Time Limit: 3 hours). The event will also impact MBTA bus service along the route. The 13.1 mile race starts at CambridgeSide, heads west through MIT & Harvard to No Beacon St. bridge in Watertown, then back along the Charles River to finish line in Canal Park. More details »


Fire Alarm System Permit

Cambridge Fire

Fire alarm pull box

Installation or modification to any automatic fire protection system shall require a permit from the Fire Department and Electrical Inspector. The Fire Department Permit will be issued upon the approval of the plans and specifications submitted when applying for a building permit. All contractor and sub-contractor drawings, shop-drawings, cut sheets, and design specifications must be submitted to Inspectional Services to complete the permit process. The plans or drawings must indicate the type of system being installed or modified, and indicate the location of the devices within the structure, 527CMR 24.

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