Permits & Regulations
Application & Fee Changes Effective Friday, April 3, 2020
As part of the city’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, there are new standards that need to be met before Public Works can issue any permits.
Policies & Procedures during Sate of Emergency
Northampton’s Board of Health has implemented the following policies and procedures for all construction sites and construction workers in Northampton:
- COVID-19 Mandatory Policies and Procedures for all Construction Sites and Construction Workers (pdf)
- Employee Handout - COVID-19 Mandatory Policies and Procedures for all Construction Sites and Construction Workers (pdf)
Fees during State of Emergency
All fee schedules for permits shall be modified for the duration of the Board of Health’s declaration of state of emergency to be 1.5 times the existing fee plus the cost of any protective equipment provided by the city to its inspectors and used during an inspection of the project.
Permit Review & Approval
Permit applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and require a minimum of 7 days for review and approval.
All inquiries regarding permits can be made to 413-587-1570 x4303 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications & Policies
Download, type, save, print, and submit forms at the DPW offices. Some DPW applications are, at this time, only available by visiting the DPW offices.
- Blocking Permit
Fine Art - suspended until further notice
- Oversized Vehicles
Public Shade Tree
- Sidewalk Blocking
Street Musician - suspended until further notice Street Performance - suspended until further notice
Tables and Chairs
Construction Process Flowchart