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Food and Sanitary Permits

Inspectional Services

The Inspectional Services Department (ISD) enforces the State Sanitary Code for establishments including: restaurants, schools, bakeries, daycares, mobile food trucks, package stores, recreational camps, swimming pools and retail stores. ISD also issues temporary food handler permits for special events and farmer's markets.

Additional Information

A Caterer licensed in another city or town must register with the City of Cambridge when they will be serving meals within Cambridge.

Tips and FAQs

Where can you obtain a license for body art and tattoos?

Contact Cambridge Public Health Department at 617-665-3800 or visit www.cambridgepublichealth.org.

Which permits, licenses and certificates must be posted within a food establishment?

  • All permits, licenses and certificates obtained from the City and State.
  • Food Establishment Permit
  • Allergy Awareness Certificate
  • Choke Saver Certificate
  • Milk License
  • Frozen Dessert License
  • Tobacco License

Where can you obtain a license for tanning salon?

Contact Cambridge Public Health Department at 617-665-3800 or visit www.cambridgepublichealth.org

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