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Conservation Commission

The Commission administers the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act (310 CMR 10.0), reviewing, permitting and inspecting projects in or adjacent to Cambridge’s wetlands, floodplains and water bodies.

Public Works617-349-4800

Consumer Resources

Consumer publications can be helpful resources of information for consumers.

Consumers' Council617-349-6150

Curbside Collections

The City provides weekly curbside pickup of household trash, recycling, and compost.

Public Works617-349-4800

Curbside Composting

In 2009, the City set a goal to reduce residential trash disposal by 30% by 2020, and by 80% by 2050. With that goal in mind, the City expanded curbside compost to all buildings with 1 to 12 units. 25,000 households (8,100 buildings) are now eligible to participate.

Public Works617-349-4800

Cutting or Welding or Hot Work Permit

A person or company performing burning, welding, or cutting operations must obtain a permit from the Fire Department

Cambridge Fire617-349-4900

Demolition Permit

Contractor responsible for demolition must provide the following to obtain a permit

Inspectional Services617-349-6100

Disability Parking Spaces

Cambridge residents who have a disability plate or placard may file an application for a disability space adjacent to their homes.

Traffic, Parking, and Transportation617-349-4700

Dumpster Permit

A dumpster permit reserves 40 feet of space on a City street for a specific number of days to temporarily park a dumpster used during construction.

Traffic, Parking, and Transportation617-349-4700
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Electrical Permits

An electrical permit is required for all work to be performed in accordance with the Massachusetts Electrical Code (MEC), 527 CMR 12.00.

Inspectional Services617-349-6100

Energy Efficiency & Clean Energy

The City’s climate change planning focuses on two key goals: lessening climate change impacts by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and making Cambridge more resilient to climate change impacts.

Community Development617-349-4600
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