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FAQ Topic: Permits & Licensing

Wetlands Protection: Request for Determination of Applicability

In order to work within 100 Feet of a Wetland, the Conservation Commission must first determine whether or not the work will alter, fill or dredge a jurisdictional resource area.  Work without a permit is subject to enforcement actions including but not limited to financial, civil or criminal penalties. Application: wpaform1

Food Permits

Food Permits & Applications: TEMPORARY-FOOD-APPL-PACKET FOOD-ESTABLISHMENT-APPL-1 BAKERY-APPLICATION MOBILE-FOOD-APPL-1 Call the Board of Health for more information at 413-322-5595

Home Improvement

Not sure if you need a license/permit for your home improvement project? We have a “cheat sheet” to help you: HIC-CSL-Table-Revised-August-8-21-2018 Call the Building Department for more information at 413-322-5600

Tag Sale

The Holyoke Police Department is responsible for administering tag sale permits in the City, call them at 413-536-6431 for more information

Recreational Permits

City parks are open to the public.  However, by obtaining a permit for a specific location and time, you can assure your usage. If a team or organization is permitted to use a location, they have the first right to use the field.  Fields are generally booked well in advance, so please call ahead.  (413) … Continued

Driveway Permit

Permit: Driveway-Permit-Application-2019-1 City Driveway Standards: City-Driveway-Standards-7-13-18 If you need further assistance contact the Department of Public Works at 413-322-5645

Parking Permits

There are different parking permits in the City, visit the City Clerks page or call them at 413-322-5520

How can I get a Dog License? Fishing License?

Licensing your Dog helps the City protect its residents against rabies outbreaks by requiring a certificate of vaccination for all Dogs. Please note that licensing your pet also increases the chance to be reunited with your pet in the unfortunate event he or she is lost. You can now license your dog online!  Click the … Continued

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