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The Permit Division closes at noon (12:00pm) on Fridays.  Any applications submitted after 11:30am on Fridays will not be processed until the following Monday (Tuesday when Monday is a holiday). The temporary signs are posted 48 hours in advance of the permit start.  Permits processed on Mondays can not have a start date prior to the following Thursday.

Remember, applications and payment must be received 4 business days prior to permit start date.  Applications are accepted online, by mail or in person.

All permit fees must be paid prior to Street Occupancy Permits being approved. Cash, check or credit card payments can be made at the Street Occupancy Permit Division, T, P & T, 344 Broadway, Cambridge MA 02139.

You may pay for your Moving Van and Moving Container/Crate permits on-line with a credit or debit card as part of the permit application process.

Modification of date, time or location to permits will not be accepted after signs have been posted unless due to extreme weather conditions.   In the event that an applicant requests a posting modification after signs are posted, there will be no refund and applicant's must re-apply and pay for a new permit.

DPW issues permits that coincide with T, P & T permits. Please click on link below:


Important Note


After applying and paying for permits online, you will receive a permit via email. In some instances emails will be sent to spam or junk folders. Please be sure to check all necessary folders for your permit.



•   Disability Parking Space Permit Application
•   Block Party Application Form Print Submit Online
•   Moving Crate Application Print Submit Online
•   Dumpster On-Street Permit Application Print Submit Online
•   Moving Van Application Print Submit Online
•   Construction Truck/Traffic Clearance Permit Application Print Submit Online
•   Traffic Special Permit Application Print Submit Online
Contruction Permits:
•   Construction Using Street
Mulit-Agency Permits:
•   Special Event
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