Permits & Licenses


DPW Permits & Licenses


Type of LicenseFeeApplication
๐Ÿ—บ๏ธLand Disturbance Permit
Permit Information
๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธDriveway Permit
Driveway - Residential
Driveway - Commercial

$50
$150
Application (PDF)
๐Ÿ‚Leaf and Brush Pile (valid July 1 to June 30)
Town of Auburn Residents
Town of Auburn Senior Citizen Residents (60+)
Annual Permit (Commercial - In Town)
Annual Permit (Commercial - Out of Town)
Commercial Truck Load

$25
$20
$35
$45
$35 per load
Yardwaste Information
๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธRoad Opening Permit
Up to 100 square feet
In excess of 100 square feet

$100
$1 per 5 sq. ft.
Application (PDF)
๐ŸฆบTrench Permit$75Application (PDF)

More information on these permits and licenses can be found on the Department of Public Works page.


Fire Department Permits & Licenses


Type of LicenseFeeApplication
๐Ÿ”ฅ21E Studies$50 per site
๐Ÿ”ฅ
A.S.T. Installation$25 per tankApplication (PDF)
๐Ÿ”ฅ
A.S.T. Removal$25 per tankApplication (PDF)
๐Ÿ”ฅ
Black Powder Permit$25 annualApplication (PDF)
๐ŸŽ†
Blasting/Pyrotechnic Display$50 per projectApplication (PDF)
๐Ÿ”ฅ
Cannon/Mortar Firing$25 per permitApplication (PDF)
๐ŸšฎDumpster Permit$25 annualApplication (PDF)
๐ŸšจFire Alarm Installation - Commercial$50 per installationApplication (PDF)
๐Ÿ”ฅ
Fire Alarm System Plan Review$50 per plan
๐Ÿ”ฅHood & Duct Systems$50 per installationApplication (PDF)
โ›ฝL.P.G. Storage$50 per installationApplication (PDF)
๐Ÿ”Mandatory Inspection (lodging houses, motels, nursing homes, board & care)$50 per inspection
๐Ÿ”ฅOil Burner Permit$50 per installationApplication (PDF)
๐Ÿ”ฅOpen Burning (brush)$10 per permitBurn Season Information
๐ŸขPlan Review - Commercial
0-7,500 square feet
7,501-50,000 square feet
50,001+ square feet
per plan
$25
$50
$100

๐Ÿ Plan Review - Residential$10 per plan
๐ŸšญResidential Smoke Detector - 26B
26B
26F
per inspection
$50
$50

Application (PDF)
Application (PDF)
โ›ฝSale of Gas & Oil$10
๐Ÿ”Site Plan Review$50 per site
๐ŸšฟSprinkler Alteration$50 per siteApplication (PDF)
๐ŸšฟSprinkler Installation$50 per siteApplication (PDF)
๐ŸšฟSprinkler System Plan Review (includes all required inspections)$1 per head
๐Ÿ”ฅStorage of Flammable/Combustible Liquids$50 annualApplication (PDF)
๐Ÿ”ฅStorage of Flammable/Combustible Liquids (over 10,000 gallons)$50 annualApplication (PDF)
๐ŸššTank Truck Inspections$50 annual per truckApplication (PDF)
โ›ฝTransfer Tanks$50 annual per tankApplication (PDF)
๐Ÿ”ฅU.S.T. Abandoned in Place$50 per tankApplication (PDF)
๐ŸงฏU.S.T. Installation
0-1,000 gallons
1,001-2,500 gallons
2,501-5,000 gallons
5,001+ gallons
per tank
$50
$75
$100
$150
Application (PDF)
๐ŸขU.S.T. Removal - Commercial$100 per tankApplication (PDF)
๐Ÿ U.S.T. Removal - Residential$50 per tankApplication (PDF)
๐ŸŽ†Welding/Cutting Permit$50 annualApplication (PDF)
๐Ÿ”All other General cl48. s10A Permits (including FP 290's)$25 annualmass.gov

More information on these permits and licenses can be found on the Fire Department Permit Fees page.


Department of Development & Inspectional Services - Building Permit Fees


Type of LicenseFeeApplication
๐ŸขBuilding - Commercial/Industrial/Non-Residential
New buildings, additions/alterations, repair/replace, etc., fire alarm or fire suppression system alteration, repair or installation
$12 per $1,000 estimated cost of construction; minimum fee $150Online Permits Portal
๐Ÿ˜๏ธBuilding - One & Two Family
New construction, additions, alterations, porches, decks, garages, etc., roofing and vinyl siding repair/replace, fire alarm or fire suppression system alteration, repair or installation
$9 per $1,000 estimated cost of construction; minimum fee $100Online Permits Portal
๐Ÿ—๏ธDemolition
Other than residential
$10 per $1,000 estimated cost of construction; minimum fee $150Online Permits Portal
๐Ÿ—๏ธDemolition
Residential
$10 per $1,000 estimated cost of construction; minimum fee $100Online Permits Portal
๐Ÿ—๏ธMoving a structure$9 per $1,000 estimated cost of construction; minimum fee $100Online Permits Portal
๐Ÿ‘ท‍โ™‚๏ธOccupancy Permits$100Online Permits Portal
๐Ÿ”Re-inspection Fee$50Online Permits Portal
๐ŸšซSigns
Industrial/Commercial
Per sign:
$10 per $1,000 estimated cost of construction; minimum fee $100
Online Permits Portal
๐ŸšซSigns
Residential
Per sign:
$50
Online Permits Portal
๐ŸชงSigns
Temporary banners
Per sign:
$50
Online Permits Portal
๐ŸŠ‍โ™€๏ธSwimming Pools (all types)$9 per $1,000 estimated cost of construction; minimum fee $100Online Permits Portal
โ›บTemporary Structures
Inflatables, tents, etc.
$50Online Permits Portal
๐ŸšฎWaste Dumpster (per construction site)$20Online Permits Portal
๐Ÿ”ฅWood stoves, fire places, chimneys$100Online Permits Portal
๐Ÿ”Zoning Determination$50Online Permits Portal

More information on these permits and licenses can be found on the Building Inspections Division page.


DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENT & INSPECTIONAL SERVICES - WIring Permit Fees


Type of License
Fee
Application
๐ŸขCommercial - all commercial fees$50 minimum + 20% estimated cost of jobOnline Permits Portal
๐ŸขCommercial - re-inspections for discrepancies$50Online Permits Portal
๐Ÿ”Municipal structures - inspection fee only
All municipal building wiring administration fees for permits waived
$24 per inspectionOnline Permits Portal
๐ŸŠ‍โ™€๏ธResidential - aboveground pool$50Online Permits Portal
๐Ÿ—๏ธResidential - addition, renovation, alteration (2 inspections)$50Online Permits Portal
๐Ÿ—๏ธResidential - addition, renovation, alteration (with service charge)$75Online Permits Portal
โฐResidential - alarm$50Online Permits Portal
๐ŸŽชResidential - carnivals$75Online Permits Portal
๐ŸŠ‍โ™€๏ธResidential - in-ground pool (2 inspections)$75Online Permits Portal
๐Ÿ˜๏ธResidential - new house (including condos/units)$100Online Permits Portal
๐Ÿ˜๏ธResidential - new house (including underground service)$125Online Permits Portal
๐Ÿ”ฅResidential - oil burners$50Online Permits Portal
๐Ÿ’กResidential - other (lights, appliances, etc.)$50Online Permits Portal
๐Ÿ Residential - service change$50Online Permits Portal
๐Ÿ Residential - temporary services (residential only)$50Online Permits Portal

More information on these permits and licenses can be found on the Building Inspections Division page.


Pappas Recreation Complex Facility Use Application


Facility RentalFeeApplication
๐Ÿฅ
โšพ
โšฝ
Field Rental
Per hour
Lights per hour

$45
$34
Application (PDF)

More information about the facility can be found on the Dr. Arthur & Dr. Martha Pappas Recreation Complex page. More information on facility rental can be found on the Facilities page.


DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENT & INSPECTIONAL SERVICES - Health Permits


Type of License
Fee
Application
๐ŸŽAnimal/Stable Permit$50
๐ŸŽ‚Bakery Permit$150
๐Ÿ–๏ธBeach
Annual permit to operate
Plan Review

$100
$150
Application (PDF)
๐ŸฆซBeaver or Muskrat Permit$50
๐ŸŽจBody Art
Annual permit to operate
Plan Review
Practitioner License

$150
$150
$150
Application (PDF)


Application (PDF)
๐Ÿ•๏ธCampground
Annual permit to operate
Plan Review

$100
$150

๐ŸšปChemical Toilet Permit per unit$10Application (PDF)
๐ŸšฎDaily Pass for Casella
Commercial
Residential

$25
$15

๐ŸšฎDonation Bin Permit$100
๐ŸฅซFood Manufacturing/Processing Permit$200
๐ŸจFood Service Permit
Limited food service
Less than 75 seats
More than 75 seats
Annual Event Permit
Catering
Ice Cream Vendor Permit (retail only)
Ice Cream Vendor Permit (soft serve included)
Mobile Food Vendor
Residential Kitchen
Temporary

$100
$225
$325
$100
$100
$105
$150
$150
$100
$50
Application (PDF)




Application (PDF)
Application (PDF)
Application (PDF)


Application (PDF)
โ›ชFood Service Permit for Churches and Non-Profit Organization/ClubPursuant to MGL ch.94 S328
๐Ÿซ™Food Storage Warehouse Permit$250
๐ŸงFrozen Dessert License$150Application (PDF)
๐ŸชฆFuneral Director License$50Application (PDF)
โŒšLate Fee for any Permit/License
Late within 30 days
Late after 30 days

$50
Double Permit Fee


Manufactured Housing License$100Application (PDF)
๐Ÿ Mass Rental Voucher Program Inspection/House Pre-Rental Inspection$100
๐ŸจMotel/Trailer Park License$100Application (PDF)
๐Ÿฅ›Milk/Cream LicenseFee included in primary food permit
๐Ÿ’ขOperating Without a Permit/LicenseDouble Permit Fee
๐Ÿ”Plan Review Fees per establishment
Food Service, major or minor remodel
$150
๐Ÿ”Re-inspection beyond one$50
โ›บRecreation Camp
Annual permit to operate
$150
โ™ป๏ธRemove/Transport and Dispose of Garbage, Offal or Other Offensive Substances
Garbage/Grease Rendering Hauler Permit Fee
Septage Hauler Permit Fee
Solid Waste/Recycling Hauler Permit Fee
Sticker Replacement Fee


$150
$150
$150
$10
Application (PDF)
๐ŸŒญRetail Food Service Permit with time and temperature control foods
Less than 500 square feet
500 to 8,000 square feet
Greater than 8,000 square feet

$100
$150
$500

๐Ÿ’งSmall Wastewater Treatment Plant Permit
Administrative Fee
20% of consultation cost
๐ŸŠSwimming Pool/Special Purpose Pool/Spa
Annual permit to operate
Plan Review
Single unit
Each additional unit


$150
$200
$100
Application (PDF)
๐Ÿ˜ŽTanning Facility
Annual permit to operate


Plan Review

$100 + $20 per tanning unit

$150
Application (PDF)
๐ŸฆบTitle 5 / Septic Systems (Percs & Deep Holes)
Deep Hole
Perc (up to four hours)
Each additional hour after four (per hour rate)

$50
$400
$50
Application (PDF)
๐ŸฆบTitle 5 / Septic Systems Plan Review Fees
Construction Permit
Disposal Works System Installer License
Initial Plan Review (includes one revision review)
Local Upgrade Approval (includes two LUA's)
Additional LUA
Plan Review (each review beyond one revision)
Plan Review for Innovative/Alternative technology
Septic System (commercial/industrial)
Septic System (residential)

$100
$150
$200
$50
$25 each
$50
$250
$200 each
$100 each


Application (PDF)
๐ŸšฌTobacco Retail Sales Permit$200Application (PDF)
๐ŸšƒTrailer Park License$100Application (PDF)
๐Ÿ’งWell Permit$150

More information on these permits and licenses can be found on the Public Health Division page.


Select Board Permits & Licenses


Type of LicenseFeeApplication
๐Ÿบ
All Alcoholic Beverage License (Restaurant or Package Store)$2,000ABCC / BOS Liquor License Policy (PDF)
๐Ÿบ
All Alcoholic Beverage License (Club)$1,800ABCC / BOS Liquor License Policy (PDF)
๐Ÿบ
Wine & Malt License (Restaurant or Package Store)$900ABCC / BOS Liquor License Policy (PDF)
๐Ÿบ
Carry-In Alcohol License (BYOB)$200Application (PDF)
๐Ÿบ
One Day Beer and Wine$55Application (PDF)
๐Ÿš—
Auto Repair$10Application (PDF)
๐ŸŽช
Carnival/Amusement Park$100Application (PDF)
๐ŸŽฐ
Coin Operated Machine (Games)$35 eachApplication (PDF)
๐Ÿ”
Common Victualer$25Application (PDF)
๐ŸŽซ
Flea Market$50Application (PDF)
๐Ÿจ
Hotel/Motel$35Application (PDF)
๐ŸŽญ
Indoor Entertainment$35Application (PDF)
๐Ÿจ
Innholder$25Application (PDF)
๐Ÿš—
Motor Vehicle Class I$100Application (PDF)
๐Ÿš—
Motor Vehicle Class II$100Application (PDF)
๐Ÿš—
Motor Vehicle Class III$100Application (PDF)
๐Ÿš—
Non-Garaged/Unregistered Motor Vehicle$75Application (PDF)
๐Ÿƒ
Open Air (Outdoor events at Library/Fire Stations/Senior Center)$35Application (PDF)
๐ŸŽญ
Outdoor Entertainment$35Application (PDF)
๐ŸŽฑ
Pool Table$35Application (PDF)
๐ŸŽซ
Second Hand (Junk) License$35Application (PDF)
๐Ÿš•
Taxi$200Application (PDF)
๐Ÿšš
Transient Vendor$50Application (PDF)

More information on these permits and licenses can be found on the Select Board page.


Sewer Department Permits & Licenses


Type of LicenseFeeApplication
๐Ÿ”จ
Drainlayer$100Application (PDF)
๐Ÿ”จ
Previously Licensed Drainlayer$100Application (PDF)
๐Ÿ”ฉ
Sewer ConnectionFees (PDF)Application (PDF)

More information on these permits and licenses can be found on the Sewer Division page.


Town Clerk Permits & Licenses


Type of LicenseFeeApplication
๐Ÿ“Business Certificates
New or Renewal
Change of Name, Address or Withdrawal

$60
$20
Application (PDF)
๐Ÿ•Dog Licenses
Spayed/Neutered Dogs
Intact Male/Female Dogs
per dog
$15
$20
Online Portal
Application (PDF)
๐ŸŽŸ๏ธRaffle Permits$10Raffle Information
๐Ÿ“ฅVital Records (Birth Certificates, Death Records, Marriage Records)
Record search in excess of 5 records
$10
$25
Application (PDF)
๐Ÿท๏ธYard Sale Permits$5Yard Sale Information

More information on these permits and licenses can be found on the Town Clerk page.