Town Permits (A-C)

Abington

Contact: John D’Agostino
Title: Town Manager
Phone: 781-982-2100
Fax:
Email: jdagostino@abingtonmass.com
Website: http://abington.depina.net/
Process: Contact for approval.

Acton

Contact: Pamela Harting-Barrat
Title: Chairman of the Board of Selectmen
Phone: 978-264-9611
Fax:
Email: Pamela.hartingbarrat@gmail.com
Website: http://www.acton-ma.gov
Process: Email a Letter to the Board of Selectmen and copy to the Town Manager (manager@acton-ma.gov).

Acushnet

Contact: Alan Coutinho
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 508-998-0200
Fax:
Email: acoutinho@acushnettown.ma.us
Website: http://www.acushnet.ma.us/
Process:

Adams

Contact: Jonathan Butler
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 413-743-8300
Fax: 413-743-8316
Email: wketchman@town.adams.ma.us
Website: http://www.town.adams.ma.us/
Process:

Agawam

Contact: Richard A. Cohen
Title: Mayor
Phone: 413-786-4520
Fax:
Email: mayor@agawam.ma.us
Website: http://www.agawam.ma.us/
Process: Visit our website.

Alford

Contact: Charles Ketchen
Title: Chairman of the Board of Selectmen
Phone: 413-528-4851
Fax:
Email: alford@berkshire.net
Website: http://townofalford.org/
Process: Send a letter to Chairman of the Board of Selectmen (5 Alford Center Rd, Alford, MA 02130-8999) before trying the email address.

Amesbury

Contact: Thatcher W. Kezer III
Title: Mayor
Phone: 978-388-8121
Fax:
Email: mayor@amesburyma.gov
Website: http://www.amesbury.ma.gov/
Process: Contact mayor for initial approval.

Amherst

Contact: John Musante
Title: Town Manager
Phone: 413-259-3002
Fax:
Email: townmanager@amherstma.gov
Website: http://www.amherstma.gov/
Process: First contact the Town Manager. The Department of Public Works will handle all permits.

Andover

Contact: Reginald Stapczynski
Title: Town Manager
Phone: 978-623-8225
Fax: 978-623-8240
Email: manager@andoverma.gov
Website: http://andoverma.gov/
Process: Contact Town Manager, then Lieutenant James Hasham (978-475-0411 ext.1006) at the Police Department for permits.

Aquinnah

Contact: Martina Thornton
Title: County Manager of Dukes County
Phone: 508-696-3840
Fax: 508-696-3841
Email: manager@dukescounty.org
Website: http://dukescounty.org/Pages/DukesCountyMA_Aquinnah/index
Process: Contact Dukes County Manager explaining the
intent and needs of your project.

Arlington

Contact: Adam Chatdelaine
Title: Town Manager
Phone: 781-316-3004
Fax: 781-316-3019
Email: achatdelaine@town.arlington.ma.us
Website: http://www.town.arlington.ma.us/Public_Documents/index
Process: Contact Town Manager explaining the intent and needs of your project.

Ashburnham

Contact: Doug Briggs
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 978-827-4100, ext. 109
Fax: 978-827-4105
Email: no email provided
Website: http://www.ashburnham-ma.gov/
Process: Contact the Town Administrator, they will be able to direct you everywhere that you need to go.

Ashby

Contact: Jennifer Collins
Title: Board of Selectmen
Phone: 978-386-2501 ext. 11
Fax: 978–386-2490
Email: TaBos@Ashby.ma.gov
Website: http://www.ci.ashby.ma.us/
Process: Contact the Board of Selectmen.

Ashfield

Contact: Mary Fitz-Gibbon
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 413-628-4641 ext. 7
Fax:
Email: adminassistant@ashfield.org
Website:
Process:

Ashland

Contact: John Petrin
Title: Town Manager
Phone: 508-881-0100 ext. 611
Fax:
Email: jpetrin@ashlandmass.com
Website: http://www.ashlandmass.com/
Process: First contact Town Administrator, you may be directed to the Town Clerk depending on needs.

Athol

Contact: Heather Brissette
Title: Board of Selectmen
Phone: 978-249-2368
Fax: 978–249-4960
Email: selectmen@townofathol.org
Website: http://athol-ma.gov/
Process: First contact Heather via e-mail.

Attleboro

Contact: Kevin J. Dumas
Title: Mayor
Phone: 508-223-2222 ext. 3221
Fax: 508-222-3046
Email: mayor@cityofattleboro.us
Website: http://www.cityofattleboro.us/
Process: Contact the Mayor’s Office, explaining the intent and needs of your project.

Auburn

Contact: Chris Hugo
Title: Director of Local Cable
Phone: 508-832-5323
Fax:
Email: no email provided
Website: http://www.auburnguide.com/
Process:

Avon

Contact: Michael McCue
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 508-588-0414
Fax:
Email: mmccue@avonmass.org
Website: http://www.avonmass.org/
Process: Contact Town Administrator explaining the intent and needs of your project.

Ayer

Contact: Robert Pontbriand
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 978-772-8210
Fax:
Email: ta@ayer.ma.us
Website: http://www.ayer.ma.us/
Process: Call, email or send a letter to the Town Administrator.

^top^

Barnstable

Contact: Mike Trovato
Title: Economic Development Specialist
Phone: 508-862-4791
Fax: 508-862-4782
Email: Michael.Trovato@Town.Barnstable.MA.US
Website: http://town.barnstable.ma.us/
Process: Contact Mike Trovato explaining the
intent and needs of your project.

Barre

Contact: Heather Lemieux
Title: Town Administrator/Board of Selectmen
Phone: 978-355-2504, ext. 101
Fax:
Email: administrator@townofbarre.com
Website: http://www.townofbarre.com/
Process: Contact Town Administrator via e-mail or telephone explaining the intent and needs or your project.

Becket

Contact: Joseph Kellog
Title: Interim Town Administrator
Phone: 413-623-8934, ext. 13
Fax:
Email: administrator@townofbecket.org
Website: http://www.townofbecket.org/public_documents/index
Process: Contact Town Administrator first, then they will contact police if necessary.

Bedford

Contact: Richard Reed
Title: Town Manager
Phone: 781-275-1111
Fax: 781-275-6310
Email: rreed@bedford.ma.us
Website: http://www.town.bedford.ma.us/
Process: Contact Town Manager explaining the intent and needs of your project.

Belchertown

Contact: George Archibald
Title: Board of Selectmen’s Office
Phone: 413-323-0403
Fax:
Email: selectmen@belchertown.org
Website: http://www.belchertown.org/
Process: Send a letter addressed to the Chairman of the Board of Selectmen (position rotates yearly) PO Box 670, Belchertown, MA 01007.

Bellingham

Contact: Denis Fraine
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 508-657-2802
Fax: 508–966-4425
Email: dfraine@bellingham.ma.org
Website: http://www.bellinghamma.org/
Process: Contact our office via phone or email explaining the
intent and needs of your project.

Belmont

Contact: David Kale
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 617-993-2610
Fax: Fax: 617–993-2611
Email: Dkale@belmont-ma.us
Website: http://www.town.belmont.ma.us/Home/
Process: Contact Town Administrator explaining the intent and needs of your project.

Berkley

Contact: Mark Pettey, Jr.
Title: Chairman of the Board of Selectmen
Phone: 508-824-6794
Fax:
Email: berkleybos@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.berkleyma.com/
Process: Contact Board of Selectmen explaining the intent and needs of your project.

Berlin

Contact: Judith Booman
Title: Chairman of the Board of Selectmen
Phone: 978-838-2442
Fax:
Email: selectmen@townofberlin.com
Website: http://www.townofberlin.com/
Process: Contact Board of Selectmen explaining the intent and needs of your project.

Bernardston

Contact: Chief James Palmeri
Title: Police Department
Phone: 413-648-9208
Fax:
Email: bernchief1@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.town.bernardston.ma.us/
Process: Contact Police Dept. first, then they will work with the Town Clerk for permitting.

Beverly

Contact: William Scanlon
Title: Mayor’s Office
Phone: 978-921-6000 ext. 2333
Fax:
Email: mayor@beverlyMA.gov
Website: http://www.beverlyma.gov
Process: Contact the Mayor’s Office regarding specifics of film needs (Beverly City Hall, 191 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA 01915).

Billerica

Contact: John Curran
Title: Town Manager
Phone: 978-671-0942
Fax: 978–671-0947
Email: jcurran@town.billerica.ma.us
Website http://www.town.billerica.ma.us/
Process: Contact Town Manager explaining the intent and needs of your project.

Blackstone

Contact: Daniel Keyes
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 508-883-1500 ext. 3
Fax: 508-883-7043
Email: dkeyes@townofblackstone.org
Website: http://www.townofblackstone.org/
Process: Contact Town Administrator explaining the intent and needs of your project.

Blandford

Contact: Terry Walker
Title: Assistant to the Selectmen
Phone: 413-848-2782
Fax:
Email: blanfordselectman@crocker.com
Website: http://townofblandford.com/
Process: Contact the Selectmen’s office first, they will help you to proceed.

Bolton

Contact: Linda Day
Title: Board of Selectmen
Phone: 978-779-2297
Fax: 978-779-5461
Email: secretary@townofbolton.com
Website: http://www.townofbolton.com/Pages/index
Process: Board of Selectmen can help contacting the police, getting permits, and contacting the Board of Health.

Boston

Contact: Patte Papa
Title: Boston Film Office
Phone: 617-635-3911
Fax:
Email: filmbureau@cityofboston.gov
Website: http://www.cityofboston.gov/arts/film/
Process: Everything you need to know regarding filming
in Boston should appear on their website: http://www.cityofboston.gov/arts/film/

Bourne

Contact: Thomas Guerino
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 508-759-0600 ext. 503
Fax: 508-759-0620
Email: tguerino@townofbourne.com
Website: http://www.townofbourne.com/
Process: Send request by email.

Boxborough

Contact: Selina Shaw
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 978-263-1116 ext. 101
Fax:
Email: selina.shaw@town.boxborough.ma.us
Website: http://www.town.boxborough.ma.us/
Process: Contact Town Administrator explaining the intent and needs of your project, which will be presented to Board of Selectman who make final decision.

Boxford

Contact: Alan Benson
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 978-887-6000 ext. 502
Fax:
Email: abenson@town.boxford.mass.us
Website: http://www.town.boxford.ma.us/index.shtml
Process: Write a letter to the Town Administrator,
outlining the intent and needs of your project. Mailing Address: 7A Spofford
Rd., Boxford, MA 01921.

Boylston

Contact: Nancy Colbert Puff
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 508-869-0143
Fax:
Email: ncolbert@boylston-ma.gov
Website: http://www.boylston-ma.gov/Pages/index
Process: Contact Town Administrator explaining the intent and needs of your project.

Braintree

Contact: Joseph Sullivan
Title: Mayor
Phone: 781-794-8110
Fax: 781-794-8128
Email: mayorsoffice@braintreema.gov
Website: http://www.townofbraintreegov.org/
Process: Submit a letter to the Board of Selectmen
describing the intent dates and length of time needed for the project. Address letter to the Chairman (1 JFK Memorial Drive, Braintree, MA 02184).

Brewster

Contact: Charles Sumner
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 508-896-3701 ext. 1100
Fax:
Email: csumner@town.brewster.ma.us
Website: http://www.town.brewster.ma.us/
Process: Contact our office explaining the intent and needs of your project.

Bridgewater

Contact: Michael Dutton
Title: Municipal Administrator/Town Manager
Phone: 508-697-0919 ext. 0
Fax:
Email: MDutton@bridgewaterMA.org
Website: http://www.bridgewaterma.org/
Process: Contact our office explaining the intent and needs of your project.

Brimfield

Contact: Diane M. Panaccione
Title: Chairman of the Board of Selectmen
Phone: 413-245-6117
Fax:
Email: brimfieldbos@aol.com
Website: http://www.brimfieldma.org/Pages/index
Process: Contact our office explaining the
intent and needs of your project.

Brockton

Contact: Linda M. Balzotti
Title: Mayor
Phone: 508-580-7123
Fax: 508-559-7960
Email: mayor@cobma.us
Website: http://www.ci.brockton.ma.us/
Process: Contact the Mayor’s Office first; you will be advised how to proceed.

Brookfield

Contact: Donna Neylon
Title: Board of Selectmens Office
Phone: 508-867-2930 ext. 10
Fax: 508-867-5091
Email: dneylon@brookfieldma.us
Website: http://www.brookfieldma.us/
Process: Contact Board of Selectmen, explaining the intent and needs of your project.

Brookline

Contact: Brenda Postello
Title: Board of Selectmen
Phone: 617-730-2222
Fax:
Email: brenda_postello@town.brookline.ma.us
Website: http://www.town.brookline.ma.us/
Process: Contact Brenda Postello (Board of Selectman) first via email. Then contact the Police Department (617–730–2222).

Buckland

Contact: Andrea Llamas
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 413-625-6167
Fax: 413-625-8570
Email: twnadmin@town.buckland.ma.us
Website: http://town.buckland.ma.us/
Process: Call Town Administrator first. Then mail a letter to Town of Buckland, 17 State St. Shelburne Falls, MA 01370 describing intended dates and project outline.

Burlington

Contact: Judy Sorensen
Title: Building Department
Phone: 781-270-1615
Fax:
Email: jsorensen@burlmass.org
Website: http://www.burlington.org/
Process: Submit a letter to the Board of Selectmen describing the intended dates and length of time needed for the project, etc. Address letter to: Attn: Board of Selectmen (29 Center St., Burlington, MA 01803).

^top^

Cambridge

Contact: Annette C. Rodibaugh
Title: Permit Desk of the Department of Public Works
Phone: 617-349-4846
Fax:
Email: arodibaugh@cambridgema.gov
Website: http://www.cambridgema.gov/index.cfm
Process: Must contact Dept of Public Works first, fill out permit application,
then may have to be in contact with City Manager

Canton

Contact: William Friel
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 781-821-5000
Fax: 781-821-2935
Email: bfriel@town.canton.ma.us
Website: http://www.town.canton.ma.us/
Process: Contact Town Administrator first, Administrator is the liason to the Board of Selectmen. The Board meets weekly and they do not have office hours.

Carlisle

Contact: Tim Goddard
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 978-371-6688
Fax:
Email: tgoddard@carlisle.mec.edu
Website: http://www.carlislema.gov/Pages/index
Process: Contact the Town Administrator first, then the Town Administator will be in touch with the Board of Selectmen.

Carver

Contact: Richard LaFond
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 508-866-3401
Fax:
Email: Elaine.Weston@CarverMA.org
Website: http://www.carverma.org/
Process: Contact Town Administrator’s assistant, (e-mail above) explaining the intent and needs of your project.

Charlemont

Contact: Kathy Reynolds
Title: Board of Selectmen’s Office
Phone: 413-339-4335, ext. 7
Fax:
Email: select@bcn.net
Website: http://www.charlemont-ma.us/
Process: Send a letter to the Board of Selectmen:
P O Box 677, Charlemont MA 01339.

Charlton

Contact: Robin Craver
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 508-248-2206
Fax: 508-248-2374
Email: robin.craver@townofcharlton.net
Website: http://www.townofcharlton.net/
Process: Send an email to the office of the Town Administrator; if necessary she will get in touch with the Chairman of the Board of Selectmen.

Chatham

Contact: Mark Pawlina
Title: Town Manager
Phone: 508-945-5105
Fax:
Email: rmcdonald@chatham-ma.gov
Website: http://www.town.chatham.ma.us/Public_Documents/index
Process: Contact Town Manager explaining the intent and needs of your project.

Chelmsford

Contact: Paul Cohen
Title: Town Manager
Phone: 978-250-5201
Fax: 978-250-5252
Email: pcohen@townofchelmsford.us
Website: http://www.townofchelmsford.us/
Process: Contact Town Manager explaining the intent and needs of your project.

Chelsea

Contact: Jay Ash
Title: City Manager
Phone: 617-466-4100
Fax: 617-466-4105
Email: jash@chelseama.gov
Website: http://www.ci.chelsea.ma.us/Public_Documents/index
Process: Send a proposal email to City Manager.

Cheshire

Contact: Tom Webb
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 413-743-1690 ext.18
Fax:
Email: admin@cheshire-ma.gov
Website: www.cheshiremass.com
Process: Contact Tom Webb via e-mail first.

Chester

Contact: J. Andrew Myers
Title: Chairman of the Board of Selectmen
Phone: 413-354-7760
Fax:
Email: selectmen@comcast.net
Website: http://www.townofchester.net/chestermass/
Process: Contact Board of Selectmen explaining the
intent and needs of your project.

Chesterfield

Contact: Robert Recos
Title: Board of Selectmen (member)
Phone: 413-296-4412
Fax:
Email: chesterfield.ma@verizon.net
Website: http://www.mass.info/chesterfield.ma/
Process: Send an email to Robert Recos, outlining
the intent and needs of your project, as well as the locations you would
like to use.

Chicopee

Contact: Thomas Scarette
Title: Acting Chief of Police
Phone: 413-594-1721
Fax:
Email: Tscarette@chicopeepolice.gov
Website: http://www.chicopeema.gov/
Process: Contact Chief’s office for the first step.

Chilmark

Contact: Timothy R. Carroll
Title: Board of Selectmen
Phone: 508-645-2100 ext. 2101
Fax: 508-645-2110
Email: execsec@chilmarkMA.gov
Website: http://www.chilmarkma.gov/Pages/index
Process: Send/deliver a request in writing to the Board of Selectmen (Board of Selectmen, P O Box 119, Chilmark, MA 02535) Fax: 508-645-2110. Attend meeting of the Board of Selectmen, meetings are first and third Tues of the month at 7:30pm. The request must reach the Board by noon on the Friday before the next meeting. The request can be emailed, faxed, or delivered by hand.

Clarksburg

Contact: Tom Webb
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 413-663-8250
Fax: 413-664-6575
Email: clarksburgta@verizon.net
Website: www.clarksburgma.com
Process: Contact Town Administrator with specifics of project; Town Admin will bring to Board of Selectmen.

Clinton

Contact: Mike Ward
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 978-365-4120
Fax: 978-365-4130
Email: mward@clintonMA.gov
Website: http://www.clintonmass.com/
Process: Contact Town Administrator, explaining the intent and needs of your project.

Cohasset

Contact: Michael Milanoski
Title: Town Manager
Phone: 781-383-4105 ext. 6
Fax: 781-383–0228
Email: joram@cohassetMA.org
Website: http://www.townofcohasset.org/
Process: Contact Town Manager’s assistant (e-mail above) explaining the intent and needs of your project.

Colrain

Contact: Kevin Kox
Title: Colrain Selectboard
Phone: 413-624-6306
Fax: 413-624-8852
Email: bos@colrain-ma.gov
Website: www.colrainma.com
Process: Not open on Fridays, Contact Town Offices and they will direct you to a member of the Board of Selectmen.

Concord

Contact: Douglas Meagher
Title: Deputy Town Manager
Phone: 978-318-3000
Fax: 978–318-3002
Email: dmeagher@concordma.gov
Website: http://www.concordnet.org/Pages/index
Process: Contact Dep. Town Manager explaining the intent and needs of your project.

Conway

Contact: Tom Spiro
Title: Office of the Selectboard
Phone: 413-369-4235 ext. 3
Fax:
Email: selectboard@townofconway.com
Website: http://www.townofconway.com/
Process: Email request to the selectboard.

Cummington

Contact:
Title:
Phone:
Fax:
Email:
Website: http://www.cummington-ma.gov/
Process: *See Permits section of town home page.

^top^