1/16/2019 7:27 p.m. There will be emergency demolition work that will begin tonight, January 16, beginning at approximately 8pm.  This work is to demolish the fire damaged building at the corner of Cambridge Street and Hunting Street. The demolition is expected to be completed by midnight, however, crews will be working into the early morning to secure and cover the site. No debris will be removed this evening. Residents can expect the area to be illuminated and noise from machinery conducting the work. The Cambridge Fire Department, Inspectional Services, and the Department of Public Works will be on scene. If you have questions about this emergency demolition, please call the emergency communications center at 617-349-3300. Since the building is unsafe it has be removed immediately. 

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Apply for A Hackney License


Hackney Licenses are issued by the Cambridge License Commission pursuant to the Special Acts of 1922 c. 95, Cambridge Public Transportation Ordinance Chapter 5.20, and the License Commissions Rules and Regulations. It takes approximately four to five weeks to process an application and issue license, if granted.

How to Start

Step 1:

Submit a completed application and waiver for a check of your Criminal Offender Record Information and driving history.  There is a $10.00 application fee.

Step 2:

If the initial record checks do not disqualify the applicant, information as to next steps will be sent to the applicant. 

Step 3:

Once all further required steps are met and documents submitted, the applicant will be asked to appear at the License Commission to be photographed and a license issued.  All licensed are valid for one year only and are void and null when expired.  Licenses do not renew automatically.  The annual license fee is $32.00.

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