Permits and Documents

Recent Permits

  • November 5, 2015

    Temporary Construction Access Permit

    Apply for a Temporary Construction Access Permit

  • November 5, 2015

    Stormwater Control Permit

    Apply for a Stormwater Control Permit

  • November 5, 2015

    Special Events

    Permit specifically for larger events such as parades, road races, or walkathons.

  • November 5, 2015

    Parks and Public Areas

    Permit for any non-athletic type of event in City Parks or Public Areas

  • November 5, 2015

    Discharge and Dewatering Permit

    This permit regulates discharges to the municipal stormwater or wastewater system from dewatering or pumping activities, changes in discharge from existing connections, and the discharge of fats, oils, and grease.

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Recent Documents

  • March 16, 2017

    Community Gardens Map

    Map of the community gardens in Cambridge

  • March 16, 2017

    Garden Application

    Cambridge Community Garden Program: Garden Plot Application

  • May 1, 2016

    Off Leash Dog Guide

    A guide about where and how to have your dog off leash

  • March 11, 2016

    Cambridge Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan

    Natural hazard mitigation planning is the process of figuring out how to reduce or eliminate the loss of life and property damage resulting from natural hazards such as floods, earthquakes, and hurricanes.

  • December 28, 2015

    Urban Gardening Series 2016

    The Cambridge Conservation Commission is teaming up with the New England Flower Society to offer an Urban Gardening Series of four, free classes from January through April. These sessions are designed to help city dwellers grow healthy, sustainable, and beautiful urban gardens.

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Phone:617.349.4800
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