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For rubbish or recycling improperly set out or stored on the sidewalk, rodents on public property, or rodents related to public construction
Department of Public Works
147 Hampshire Street
617.349.4800 / TDD 617.349.4805

For sanitary conditions on private property (including dumpsters and construction on private property)
Inspectional Services Department
831 Massachusetts Avenue (north of and adjacent to City Hall)
Cambridge, MA 02139
617.349.6100 / TTY 617.349.112

For health impacts of rodents
Cambridge Public Health Department
119 Windsor Street, Ground Level
Cambridge, MA 02139

Not sure who to contact?
Please email us at or call the Public Works' Operations Center at 617.349.4800. You can also report an issue online with Commonwealth Connect.

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Dept of Public Works

147 Hampshire St
Cambridge MA 02139


Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

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