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CHC Application Forms

  1. Click on the appropriate commission link below to download an Application for Certificate form.  (Scroll down on this page to see the list of Commission applications). 

  2. If you need a Demolition Permit Application, please contact the  Inspectional Services Department  and read the information about the  Demolition Delay Ordinance. 

  3. Be sure to look at the  meeting dates and application deadlines page  for important dates. 

  4. Please note that all applications to the Board of Zoning Appeal must be reviewed by CHC staff before submittal to the BZA.  The staff will advise the applicant and the BZA of any jurisdiction that the Historical Commission or one of the neighborhood conservation district commissions may have with regard to a particular project.

  5. If you have questions about the application requirements, please contact the staff by calling 617/349-4683 or TTY 617/349-6112 (for deaf or hard of hearing) or by using the e-mail links provided below.

  6. For more information on a particular district, go to the districts page of our website or call the Commission office.



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Downloadable Application for Certicate forms:

Cambridge Historical Commission application
PDF file
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Use this application for changes to properties in local historic districts, designated landmarks, properties in the Harvard Square Conservation District, properties regulated by a preservation easement, or properties under study for designation as a landmark or neighborhood conservation district.  Review the Statement of Procedures for Photographic Evidence for CHC hearings.
Contact  Sarah Burks  if you have questions about this application. 617-349-4687.
Interactive PDF (Adobe Reader Version 5.5 or above is recommended).
 
Mid Cambridge Neighborhood Conservation District application
PDF file
Use this application for changes to a property in the Mid Cambridge Neighborhood Conservation District. 
Contact  Samantha Paull  if you have questions about this application. 617-349-4686.
Interactive PDF
 
Avon Hill Neighborhood Conservation District application
PDF file
Use this application for changes to a property in the Avon Hill Neighborhood Conservation District. 
Contact  Sarah Burks if you have questions about this application. 617-349-4687.
Interactive PDF
 
Half Crown-Marsh Neighborhood Conservation District application
PDF file
Use this application for changes to a property in the Half Crown-Marsh Neighborhood Conservation District. 
Contact  Samantha Paull  if you have questions about this application. 617-349-4686.
Interactive PDF
 

 

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