Town Permits (Q-T)

Quincy

Contact: Margaret Laforest
Title: Director of Tourism and Marketing
Phone: (617) 471-1700 ext. 207
Fax:
Email: mlaforest@thequincychamber.com
Website: www.TheQuincyChamber.com /
Process: Please contact the office. Quincy is a film-friendly full service “One-Stop-Shop” for your production needs. They assist in all matters of permitting, location scouting, parking and offer other services like catering, livery, protective, liaison for casting & crew, and more if needed.

Randolph

Contact: David Murphy
Title: Town Manager
Phone: 781-961-0911
Fax:
Email: dmurphy@randolph-ma.gov
Website: http://www.randolphtownclerk.com/
Process: Call or send an email to the Town Manager, outlining the intent and needs of your project.
This will get the process moving; permits generally don’t take long to obtain.

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Raynham

Contact: Randall A. Buckner
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 508-824-2707
Fax: 508-823-1812
Email: rbuckner@town.raynham.ma.us
Website: http://www.ci.reading.ma.us/Pages/index
Process: Send an email to the Town Administrator outlining the intent and needs of your project.

Reading

Contact: Robert LeLacheur
Title: Town Manager
Phone: 781-942-9043
Fax: 781-942-9071
Email: townmanager@ci.reading.ma.us
Website: http://www.town.raynham.ma.us/Public_Documents/index
Process: Send an email the Town Manager, outlining the intent and needs of your project.

Rehoboth

Contact: Jeffery Ritter
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 508-252-3758 x1
Fax:
Email: jritter@town.rehoboth.ma.us
Website: http://www.town.rehoboth.ma.us/
Process: Email the Town Administrator, outlining the intent and needs of your project and include the specific locations where you would like to shoot. From here, permitting will be carried out by the Zoning/Building dept.

Revere

Contact: Gene Doherty
Title: Fire Chief/Public Safety
Phone: 781-286-8365
Fax: 781-286-8365
Email: edoherty@revere.org
Website: http://www.revere.org/index.htm
Process: Send an email to the Fire Chief outlining
the needs and intent of your project. He is also responsible for Permitting.

Richmond

Contact: Matt Kerwood
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 413-698-3882
Fax:
Email: no email provided
Website: http://www.richmondma.org/
Process: Contact the Town Administrator

Rochester

Contact: Richard LaCamera
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 508-763-3871
Fax: 508-763-4892
Email: rlacamera@townofrochester.com
Website: http://townofrochestermass.com/
Process: Send an email or write a letter to the Town
Administrator, outlining the intent and needs of your project. Mailing Address:
1 Constitution Way, Rochester MA 02770.

Rockland

Contact: Mary Stuart
Title: Board of Selectmen’s Office, Exec. Asst. to Selectmen
Phone: 781-871-1874 ext. 100
Fax: 781-871-0386
Email: exasstselectmen@rockland.ma.gov
Website: http://www.rockland-ma.gov/
Process: Call the Selectmen’s office to specify when and where you would like to shoot; the Executive Assistant to the Selectmen will then put you in touch with the appropriate departments (Police, Town Hall, or Parks Department).

Rockport

Contact: Linda Sanders
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 978-546-6786
Fax: 978-871-0286
Email: lsanders@town.rockport.ma.us
Website: http://www.town.rockport.ma.us/
Process: Email the Town Administrator, outlining the intent and needs of your project.

Rowe

Contact: Janice Boudreau
Title: Town Coordinator
Phone: 413-339-5520 ext. 11
Fax: 413-339-5316
Email: admin@rowe-ma.gov
Website: http://www.rowe-ma.gov/Pages/index
Process: Send an email or letter to the Town Coordinator outlining the intent and needs of your project. Board of Selectmen PO Box 462 Rowe,MA 01367

Rowley

Contact: Robert Merry
Title: Chairman of the Board of Selectmen
Phone: 978-948-2372
Fax: 978-984-8202
Email: selectmen@townofrowley.org
Website: http://www.town.rowley.ma.us/
Process: Write an email or letter to the Chairman of the Board of Selectmen, outlining the intent and needs of your project. Please be as specific as possible regarding the locations you’d like to use and when, if traffic would need to be disrupted and the approximate length of time needed to shoot. Mailing Address: P.O. Box 275, Rowley, MA 01969.

Royalston

Contact: Christine Long
Title: Chairwoman of the Board of Selectmen
Phone: 978-249-9641
Fax: 978-249-2204
Email: bos@royalston_ma.gov
Website: http://www.royalston-ma.gov/
Process: Write a letter and an email to the Chairman of the Board of Selectmen, outlining the intent and needs of your project. Mailing Address: P.O. Box 125, Royalston, MA 01368

Russell

Contact: Nancy Mezger
Title: Chairwoman of the Board of Selectmen
Phone: 413-862-3265
Fax:
Email: rselectmen@russellma.net
Website: http://www.townofrussell.us/
Process: Write a letter to the Chair of the Board of Selectmen, outlining the intent and needs of your project. Mailing Address: P.O. Box 407, Russell, MA 01071.

Rutland

Contact: Donald Haapakoski
Title: Chief of Police
Phone: 508-886-4106
Fax: 508-886-4117
Email: policechief@townofrutland.org
Website: http://www.townofrutland.org/Pages/index
Process: Contact the Police dept., explaining your
project, where and when you want to film.

Salem

Contact: Ellen Talkowsky
Title: Special Events Coordinator
Phone: 978-745-9595 ext. 5676
Fax:
Email: ETalkowsky@Salem.com
Website: http://salem.org/filmoffice/
Process: Call the Special Events Coordinator, explaining the needs of your project, when and where you’d like to film, etc. They will then put you in touch with the necessary departments.

Salisbury

Contact: Donald W. Beaulieu
Title: Chairman of the Board of Selectmen
Phone: 978-462-8232 ext. 100
Fax:
Email: bosadmin@salisburyma.gov
Website: http://www.salisburyma.gov/
Process: Send an email to the Administrator addressed to the Chair of the Board of Selectmen, and the message will be directly forwarded. Include details about the intent and needs of your project. Alternatively, write a letter to the Chairman of the Board of Selectmen outlining the intent your project. Mailing Address: 5 Beach Row, Salem MA 01952.

Sandisfield

Contact: Lisa Blackmer
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 413-258-4711
Fax: 413-258-4225
Email: sandisfieldtownadm@verizon.net
Website: http://www.sandisfield.info/
Process: Email the Town Administrator detailing the intent and needs of your project.

Sandwich

Contact: Diane Hanelt
Title: Office of the Selectboard
Phone: 508-888-4910
Fax: 508-833-8045
Email: dhanelt@townofsandwich.net
Website: http://www.sandwichmass.org/
Process: Contact the Selectboard via email outlining the intent and needs of your project.

Saugus

Contact: Wendy Reed
Title: Clerk of the Board of Selectmen
Phone: 781-231-4124
Fax: 781-231-4109
Email: wreed@saugus-ma.gov
Website: www.saugus-ma.gov
Process: Contact the Clerk of the Board of Selectmen via email or letter outlining the intent and needs of your project. Mailing Address: 298 Central St. Ste, 4 Saugus, MA 01906.

Savoy

Contact: Terri Frank
Title: Office Manager
Phone: 413-743-4290
Fax: 413-743-4292
Email: townofsavoy@verizon.net
Website: www.mass.gov/cc/savoy.html
Process: Contact the Office Manager for initial instructions. You will need to go before the Selectboard, which meets every OTHER Tuesday.

Scituate

Contact: Patricia Vinchesi
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 781-545-8741
Fax: 781-545-8704
Email: pvinchesi@town.scituate.ma.us
Website: www.scituatema.gov/
Process: Contact Town Administrator

Seekonk

Contact: Shawn E. Cadime
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 508-336-2910
Fax: 508-336-3137
Email: scadime@seekonk-ma.gov
Website: http://www.ci.seekonk.ma.us/pages/index
Process: Contact the Town Administrator via email with details regarding the intent and needs of your project. Mailing Address: 100 Peck St., Seekonk, MA 02771

Sharon

Contact: Ben Puritz
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 781-784-1515
Fax: 781-784-1503
Email: bpuritz@townofsharon.org
Website: http://www.townofsharon.net
Process: Contact Town Administrator

Sheffield

Contact: Ronda Labombard
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 413-229-7000 ext. 152
Fax: 413-229-0717
Email: sheffieldmass@bcn.net
Website: http://www.sheffieldma.gov/Pages/index
Process: Contact the Town Administrator via email with details regarding the intent and needs of your project.

Shelbourne

Contact: John Paine
Title: Chairman of the Board of Selectmen
Phone: 413-625-0300
Fax: 413-625-0303
Email: selectboard@townofshelbourne.com
Website: http://townofshelburne.com/
Process: Must write letter of intent to Chairperson
of the Board of Selectmen, the issue will be voted on at a meeting. Mailing Address: 51 Bridge St., Shelbourne, MA 01370

Sherborn

Contact: David Williams
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 508-651-7850
Fax:
Email: dwilliams@sherbornma.org
Website: www.sherbornma.org/
Process: Contact the Town Administrator with a written letter outlining the intent and needs of your project. Mailing Address: 19 Washington St., Sherborn, MA 01770.

Shirley

Contact: David Swain
Title: Chairman of the Board of Selectmen
Phone: 978-425-2600 ext. 200
Fax: 978-425-2602
Email: selectmen@shirley-ma.gov
Website: www.shirley-ma.gov
Process: Call or email the Chairman of the Board of Selectmen.

Shrewsbury

Contact: Daniel J. Morgado & Chief James Hester
Title: Town Manager & Chief of Police
Phone: 508-841-8508
Fax: 508-842-0587
Email: dmorgado@th.ci.shrewsbury.ma.us / jhester@pd.ci.shresbury.ma.us
Website: www.shrewsbury-ma.gov/
Process: Contact the Town Manager via email with the details regarding the intent and needs of your project. The Town Manager will work out the arrangements and other details. It is a very informal and quick process.

Shutesbury

Contact: Becky Torres
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 413-259-1214
Fax: 413-259-1107
Email: townadmin@shutesbury.org
Website: http://www.shutesbury.org/
Process: Call or email the Town Administrator outlining the intent and needs of your project.

Somerset

Contact: Donald Setters
Title: Chairman of the Board of Selectmen
Phone: 508-646-2800
Fax: 508-646-2802
Email: nmessier@town.somerset.ma
Website: www.townofsomerset.org
Process: Call the Board of Selectmen’s office for information. A written letter describing your project would be helpful. Mailing Address: 140 Wood St. Somerset, MA 02726

Somerville

Contact: Jackie Rosetti
Title: City Clerk
Phone: 617-625-6600 ext. 2614
Fax:
Email: no email provided
Website: http://www.somervillemassachusetts.com/
Process: Call or email the Deputy Director of Communications, and explain the intent and needs of your project. Permits are only needed when using public spaces to film or park equipment. The process is relatively short and easy, but the town would like to be notified at least one month before filming begins. Filming in private homes does not require town notification.

South Hadley

Contact: David Labrie
Title: Chief of Police
Phone: 413-538-8231 ext. 2
Fax:
Email: labried@southhadleypolice.org
Website: www.southhadley.org/
Process: Contact the Chief of Police via email with details regarding the location and duration of your intended project.

Southampton

Contact: Jess Dods
Title: Chairman of the Board of Selectmen
Phone: 413-529-0106
Fax: 413-529-1006
Email: selectmen@town.southampton.ma.us
Website: http://www.town.southampton.ma.us/index.php
Process: Send an email to the Chair of the Board of Selectmen, outlining the intent and needs of your project.

Southborough

Contact: Mark Purple
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 508-485-0710 ext. 1
Fax: 508-480-0161
Email: mpurple@southboroughma.com
Website: http://www.southboroughtown.com
Process: Contact the Town Administrator via email detailing the intent and needs of your project.

Southbridge

Contact: Kevin Paicos
Title: Town Manager
Phone: 508-764-5405
Fax: 508-764-5425
Email: kpaicos@southbridgemass.org
Website: http://www.ci.southbridge.ma.us
Process: If filming on public property, contact the Town Manager via email with details about the intent and needs of your project.

Southwick

Contact: Karl Stinehart
Title: Chief Administrative Officer of the Selectboard
Phone: 413-569-5995
Fax: 413-569-5001
Email: kstinehart@southwichma.net
Website: http://www.southwickma.org/Public_Documents/index
Process: Contact the Chief Administrative Officer of the Selectboard with the intent and needs of your project.

Spencer

Contact: Adam D. Gaudette
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 508-885-7500 ext. 155
Fax: 508-885-7528
Email: agaudette@spencerma.gov
Website: http://www.spencerma.gov/Pages/index
Process: Contact the Town Administrator via email with details regarding the intent and needs of your project.

Springfield

Contact: Wayman Lee
Title: City Clerk’s Office
Phone: 413-787-6069
Fax:
Email: wlee@springfieldcityhall.com
Website: http://www.springfieldcityhall.com/COS/
Process: Contact the City Clerk’s office.

Sterling

Contact: Terry Ackerman
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 978-422-3030
Fax:
Email: TAckerman@sterling-ma.gov
Website: http://www.sterling-ma.gov/Pages/index”>http://www.sterling-ma.gov/Pages/index
Process: Contact the Town Administrator, who will report back to the Board of Selectmen.

Stockbridge

Contact: Jorja Ann P. Marsden
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 413-298-4170 ext. 100
Fax: 413-298-4344
Email: admin@townofstockbridge.com
Website: httphttp://townofstockbridge.com/wp/
Process: Contact the Town Administrator outlining the intent and needs of your project.

Stoneham

Contact: Debbie Pettengill
Title: Executive Secretary of the Town Administrator
Phone: 781-279-2600
Fax: 781-279-2602
Email: dpettengill@ci.stoneham.ma.us
Website: http://www.ci.stoneham.ma.us/
Process: Contact Debbie Pettengill via e-mail or standard
mail: 35 Central St., Stoneham, MA 02180.

Stoughton

Contact: Marie Chiofolo
Title: Town Manager
Phone: 781-341-1300 ext. 9211
Fax:
Email: twnmgr@stoughton-ma.gov
Website: http://www.stoughton.org/
Process: Contact the Town Manager by e-mail or standard mail: 10 Pearl St., Stoughton, MA 02072.

Stow

Contact: William Bosworth
Title: Police Chief
Phone: 978-897-4545
Fax:
Email: stowpolice@stow-ma.gov
Website: http://www.stow-ma.gov/
Process: Contact the Police Chief via phone call for initial information.

Sturbridge

Contact: Shaun Suhoski
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 508-347-2500
Fax: 508-347-5886
Email: ssuhoski@town.sturbridge.ma.us
Website: http://www.town.sturbridge.ma.us/Public_Documents/index
Process: Contact the Town Administrator via email.

Sudbury

Contact: Maureen Valente
Title: Town Manager
Phone: 978-639-3381
Fax: 978-639-3381
Email: Selectman@sudbury.ma.us
Website: http://www.town.sudbury.ma.us/
Process: Contact Town Manager by e-mail or mail: 278 Old Sudbury Rd., Sudbury, MA 01776.

Sunderland

Contact: Margaret Nartowicz
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 413-665-1441
Fax: 413-665-1080
Email: townadmin@townofsunderland.us
Website: http://www.townofsunderland.us/
Process: Send an email and a letter to the Town Administrator outlining the intent and needs of your project. Mailing Address: 12 School St., Sunderland, MA 01375.

Sutton

Contact: Kenneth Stuart
Title: Chairman of the Board of Selectmen
Phone: 508-865-8727
Fax: 508-865-8721
Email: d.jacques@town.sutton.ma.us
Website: www.suttonma.org/
Process: Send an email and a letter to the Chairman of the Board of Selectmen. Mailing Address: 4 Uxbridge Rd., Sutton, MA 01590.

Swampscott

Contact: Thomas G. Younger
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 781-596-8850
Fax: 781-596-8851
Email: tyounger@town.swampscott.ma.us
Website: http://www.town.swampscott.ma.us/Public_Documents/index
Process: Contact the Town Administrator via phone or email explaining the intent and needs of your project.

Swansea

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Contact: Kevin Reid
Title: Cable Access Coordinator / Sellectmans Office
Phone: 508-678-2987
Fax:
Email: jkevinreid@swanseaschools.org
Website: http://www.swanseamass.org/
Process: Contact Kevin Reid, cable access coordinator, for information about shooting in town and utilizing facilities.

Taunton

Contact: Mayor Thomas C. Hoye
Title: Mayor
Phone: 508-821-1000
Fax: 508 921 1005
Email: choye@taunton-ma.gov
Website: http://www.taunton-ma.gov/Pages/index
Process: Send an email to the Mayor outlining the intent and needs of your project.

Templeton

Contact: Carol Skelton
Title: Town Coordinator
Phone: 978-939-8801
Fax: 978-939-4005
Email: cskelton@templeton1.org
Website: http://www.templeton1.org
Process: Contact individual property owner for use of private property. For use of public locations, contact Town Coordinator.

Tewksbury

Contact: Richard Montouri
Title: Town Manager
Phone: 978-640-4300
Fax: 978-640-4434
Email: hmchambers@tewksbury-ma.gov
Website: http://www.tewksbury.net/
Process: Email the Town Manager with details about the intent and needs of your project.

Tisbury

Contact: Aase Jones
Title: Assitant Town Administrator
Phone: 508-696-4215
Fax: 508-693-5876
Email: selectman@topsfield.ma.us
Website: http://tisburygov.org/
Process: Send letter to Town Administrator at: P.O.Box 1239, Vineyard Haven, Tisbury MA, 02568.

Tolland

Contact: Eric R Munson, Jr.
Title: Chairman of the Board of Selectmen
Phone: 413-258-4794
Fax: 413-258-4048
Email: selectmentolland@earthlink.net
Website: http://www.tolland-ma.gov/
Process: Contact the Chairman of the Board of Selectmen by letter or e-mail for information. Mailing Address: 241 West Granville Rd., Tolland MA, 01034. Request must be submitted in writing; you may call also but office hours are part time.

Topsfield

Contact: Kellie Hebert
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 978-887-1500
Fax: 978-887-1503
Email: selectman@topsfield.ma.gov
Website: http://www.topsfield-ma.gov/
Process: Send an email to the Town Administrator detailing the intent and needs of your project.

Townsend

Contact: Greg Barns
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 978-597-1701
Fax:
Email: gbarns@townsend.ma.us
Website: http://www.townsend.ma.us/
Process: Send email to Town Administrator as well as to Board of Selectmen (selectmen@townsend.ma.us).

Truro

Contact: Julie Dupree
Title: Licensing Agent
Phone: 508-349-7004 ext. 10
Fax:
Email: no email provided
Website: http://www.truro-ma.gov/index.php/
Process: Send a letter to the Town Administrator at: P.O. Box 2030, Truro MA, 02666.

Tyngsborough

Contact: Nina Nazarian
Title: Assistant Town Administrator
Phone: 978-649-2300 ext. 100
Fax: 978-649-2310
Email: nnazarian@tyngsboroughma.gov
Website: www.tyngsboroughma.gov/
Process: Send an email and a letter to the Assistant Town Administrator with details about the intent and needs of your project. Mailing Address: 25 Bryants Lane, Tyngsborough, MA 01879.

Tyringham

Contact: Molly Curtin-Schaefer
Title: Town Administrator
Phone: 413-243-1749
Fax: 413-243-4942
Email: Townhall@bcn.net
Website: http://www.tyringham-ma.gov/Pages/index
Process: Send letter to Town Administrator at: P.O. Box 442, Tyringham MA, 01264.

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