Permits and Licenses

Building Permits, Applications & Forms


Business Permits, Applications & Forms



ALL APPLICATIONS FOR LICENSES AND PERMITS MUST INCLUDE A 
Workers Compensation Form


Most licenses and permits from the Town of Amherst can now be applied for online in the OpenGov portal.



This includes the following licenses:

Board of License Commissioners:
  • Auction License
  • Auto Dealer's License
  • Coin-Operated Amusement Device License
  • Common Victualler's License
  • Innholder's License Application 
  • Live Entertainment License
  • Lunch Cart License
  • Second-Hand Sales License
  • Special Short-Term Alcohol Serving License
The following licenses are still applied for on paper, and can be submitted by mailing with payment to Amherst Town Hall, 4 Boltwood Ave, Amherst, MA, 01002:


Other Related Information & Documents


           * Special Short-Term Alcohol Serving licensees: 

Taxi Regulations adopted 11/05/2012 - effective 01/01/2013 (PDF)

  MA Hawker and Peddler License 
          Amherst Regulations