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5/23/2019 4:36 p.m. Expect significant traffic impacts in Harvard Square area due to Boston Calling music festival May 24-26, at Harvard’s Athletic Complex, 65 N. Harvard St., Allston. Many attendees will be taking Red Line to Harvard Square Station and walking to event. Please contact event organizers via the Community Hotline at 617-903-0157 or email info@bostoncalling.com with questions or concerns. More details »

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Apply for a Food or Sanitary Permit

Inspectional Services

Inspectional Services Department enforces the State Sanitary Code for establishments including: restaurants, schools, bakeries, daycare, mobile food truck, package stores, recreational camps, swimming pools and retail stores.

How to Start

  1. Register for a ViewPoint User account, if you do not have one already
  2. Log into the online portal
  3. Enter the information requested
  4. Upload required attachments as a PDF
  5. Pay permit fee (permit cannot be processed without payment)

Requirements

The following 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

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