For information on all city permits, licenses and fees, visit Permit/License Center.
We encourage you to submit your application ONLINE through our permit portal links below! Please complete all required fields, electronically sign and upload the appropriate documents.
Before you can submit an application for a permit or license you must create an account. Please see Signing Up, Creating a Profile & Accessing Your Information and Applying for a Permit & Paying Fees.
In addition to creating an account, if you are a new contractor, you must register as a New Contractor and attach a copy of your insurance binder.
Alternatively, if you are a company already on file with DPW&P, you can request updates to your company contact information, insurance and surety via the Company and Individual Information Updates.
Complete one application for each flow test requested. Please submit your application at least one (1) week prior to requested test date.
Complete one application for each hydrant use requested. Please submit your application at least one (1) week prior to requested use date. Use of a reduced pressure back flow preventer is required unless prior arrangements are made.
Alternatively, you may continue to use the following applications. Include your phone number, sign, date and send along with the appropriate documents to the email address or fax number on this page.
You may also mail your application to the DPW Engineering Division, however we recommend you follow up to ensure that it was received and that only copies of the original documents are mailed.
Please contact our office with any questions at 508-929-1300.
Online permitting is available for building, electrical, gas, plumbing, mechanical and housing/health permits from Inspectional Services, as well as the sale of tobacco products and select DPW&P Engineering and Water Operations permits.