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File a Discrimination Complaint

Discrimination occurs when a policy or practice that by design or effect segregates, creates unequal status, separates or has a disproportionate impact on a person on the basis of his or her inclusion in one or more legally protected categories.

Human Rights Commission617-349-4396

Fingerprint Cards

Cambridge residents can be fingerprinted for gun permits, employment, security clearances, and immigration purposes at the Cambridge Police Department.

Cambridge Police617-349-3300

Fire Alarm System Permit

Installation or modification to any automatic fire protection system shall require a permit from the Fire Department and Electrical Inspector.

Cambridge Fire617-349-4900

Fire Suppression System Permit

Installation or modification to any fire suppression system shall require a permit from the Fire Department, Plumbing Inspector.

Cambridge Fire617-349-4900
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Food and Sanitary Permits

Inspectional Services Department enforces the State Sanitary Code for establishments.

Inspectional Services617-349-6100

Food Truck or Trailer Inspection Permit

The City of Cambridge requires all vending trucks, canteens or food service vehicles which utilize fuel for cooking to be permitted.

Cambridge Fire617-349-4900

Food Truck Vending

Food trucks are an important and growing part of the Cambridge food businesses economy. Food trucks offer new food businesses a relatively low-cost opportunity for testing menu items, building brand awareness, and growing a loyal customer base.

Community Development617-349-4600

Fuel Assistance Program

Serving both the cities of Cambridge and Somerville, the Fuel Assistance Program assists low-income households with winter heating costs incurred between November 1 and April 30.

Human Service Programs617-349-6200
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Furniture, Appliance, Large Item Disposal

Some appliances, large or bulky items require a permit for disposal. Residents must purchase permits from Public Works in advance to schedule pickup of the items.

Public Works617-349-4800

Garage, Flammables, or Garage with Flammables License

Garage, Flammables or Garage with Flammables Licenses are issued by the Cambridge License Commission.

License617-349-6140
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