Licensing Commission

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This Commission was created by special act of the legislature. The Commission is charged with the responsibility of issuing a variety of licenses and permits under the authority of state and local laws pertaining to secondhand shops, taxicab drivers and taxi cab services, livery drivers, raffles, auctions, vendors, carnivals and carnival rides, street musicians and entertainers, automatic amusement devices, and modular homes. Fees for these licenses and permits are paid through the office of the City Clerk. Some matters must be scheduled as hearings before the commission; the commission has regulatory authority to revoke or terminate licenses and permits under certain circumstances. For detailed information, please see the City Code of Ordinances: Chapter 3 - Amusements; Chapter 11 - Hawkers, Peddlers, and Vendors; Chapter 19 - Secondhand Goods; and Chapter 25 - Vehicles for Hire.


DepartmentAddressTelephoneTitleTo Expire
City ClerkCity Hall(978) 281-9720Ex-OfficioN/A
Police ChiefPolice Headquarters(978) 281-9775Ex-OfficioN/A
Fire ChiefCentral Fire Station(978) 281-9780Ex-OfficioN/A