The City of Cambridge's goal is to make the permit process convenient for the applicant and reduce the amount of leg work currently required for some permits. Inspectional Services Department permits are available. Excavation, Sidewalk Obstruction and Crane, Boom & Pump Truck Permits offered by the Public Works Department are also available. Links to other Public Works permits can be found here. Additional permits will be available in the future through this site.
To begin using the On-Line Permit Program , you will be required to register. Click on "Register" located on the right side of the grey bar above. After filling in the required information which will include your email address and a password, click submit. The City Departments will review for approval. Upon approval you will receive a notification. Following notification and using your email address and password to login, you may begin the permitting process.
Click on the "Permitting" link on the toolbar above. Click "Begin Process" . A list of permits available on-line will appear. Click on the permit type you would like to obtain.
You are now ready to begin.
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