Online Services: Pay Bills & More

COVID-19 Notice: All City Buildings Remain Closed; Make All Payments by Mail or Online

For more updates and information about the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit somervillema.gov/Coronavirus.

  • Pay Online

  • Pay by Mail

  • Apply for a License or Permit

 


Please Note:

Use of a charge card or ACH may incur a convenience fee. The City of Somerville receives only your bill payment amount. Convenience fees cover various administrative costs associated with accepting payments and are non-refundable. The convenience fee when using credit cards is a percentage-based or flat rate fee that varies depending on the card type, amount and the type of bill you are paying. The convenience fee is automatically calculated and is shown on the payment page before you submit your payment for processing. Convenience fees will appear as a separate charge from the bill amount on your bank or credit card statement.

  • Parking Tickets

    Parking Department
    133 Holland St.
    Somerville, MA 02144

  • Parking Permits

    Parking Department
    133 Holland St.
    Somerville, MA 02144

  • Water & Sewer Bills

    Treasurer/Collector
    93 Highland Ave.
    Somerville, MA 02143

  • Excise Tax

    Treasurer/Collector
    93 Highland Ave.
    Somerville, MA 02143

    Deputy Tax Collectors

  • Real Estate & Personal Property Tax

    Treasurer/Collector
    93 Highland Ave.
    Somerville, MA 02143

  • Birth, Marriage, & Death Records

    City Clerk's Office
    93 Highland Ave.
    Somerville, MA 02143

    Registry of Vital Records and Statistics
    150 Mount Vernon St.
    1st Floor
    Dorchester, MA 02125

  • Library Fees

    Central Library
    79 Highland Ave.
    Somerville, MA 02143

  • White Goods Stickers

    City Clerk's Office
    93 Highland Ave.
    Somerville, MA 02143

    Department of Public Works
    1 Franey Rd.
    Somerville, MA 02145

  • Non-Criminal Tickets

    City Clerk's Office
    93 Highland Ave.
    Somerville, MA 02143
     

 

Please note: If you would like to apply for a parking permit, visit the ParkSomerville page.


CitizenServe

Applications for permits and licenses are now being accepted online through our CitizenServe portal. There, you can apply for a variety of City permits, including:

Home- and Property-Owner Permits 

  • Building Permits
  • Demolition Permits
  • Driveway/Curb Cut Permits
  • Occupancy Licenses
  • Tree Removal Permits and Waivers
  • and more

Health License and Permits 

  • Dumpster Licenses
  • Dumpster Hauler Licenses
  • Food Establishment Licenses
  • Pool Licenses
  • Body Art Licenses
  • Electrical Licenses
  • Farmers Market Licenses
  • Occupancy Licenses
  • Tanning Licenses
  • Temporary Food Permit Licenses
  • and more

Alcohol/Restaurant Licenses

  • Restaurants (with alcohol)
  • Common Victualers (restaurants without alcohol)
  • Private Clubs
  • Farmer Pourers (breweries, distilleries, wineries)
  • Inns
  • Educational Institutions
  • Package Stores
  • Entertainment (without on-premise food service)
  • ...and Amendments to these licenses, and
  • Special Alcohol Licenses
  • Special Farmer Wineries at Farmers Markets
  • and more

Business Licenses

  • Garages for Auto Repairs and Parking
  • Used Car Dealers
  • Drain Layers
  • Extended Operating Hours (after midnight)
  • Outdoor Seating or Goods on Public sidewalks
  • Hawker Peddlers
  • Junk Dealers
  • Signs and Awnings
  • Grants of Location
  • Public Events
  • Raffles and Bazaars
  • and more

Marijuana Establishment Licenses

  • Marijuana Retailer
  • Marijuana Cultivator
  • Craft Marijuana Cooperative
  • Marijuana Product Manufacturer
  • Independent Testing Laboratory
  • Marijuana Research Facility
  • and more

 

 

If you are not able to apply by using your computer, please visit the appropriate department in person:
 

Home/Property-Owner
and Health Licenses and Permits
Business Licenses Alcohol/Restaurant Licenses

Inspectional Services Division
1 Franey Rd.
Somerville, MA 02145

City Clerk's Office
93 Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02143

Licensing Commission
93 Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02143