Class I, II, III Licenses 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR OBTAINING A NEW CLASS I, II, or III LICENSE

MGL Ch. 140, Sections 57 thru 69 

 

Contact the Building Inspector/Zoning Enforcement Officer to request a zoning determination to confirm the proposed location is properly zoned or a special permit is required from the Zoning Board of Appeals or a site plan review from the Planning Board.  If a Special Permit is required, apply for a Special Permit to the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA).  If the Special Permit application is granted by the ZBA, submit a copy of the Special Permit along with the 20-day appeal letter from the Town Clerk’s office. 

The following must be submitted along with the licensing application: Site plan, parking plan, lease, bill of sale, articles of organization or business certificate, dealership agreement, and service agreement. Applicant must attend a hearing conducted by the Select Board where the application is considered. 

All Class II licenses are required to carry a $25,000 Bond per MGL c140(58), the license holder must obtain a $25,000 Bond, or equivalent proof of financial responsibility, executed by a surety company authorized by the insurance department to transact business in the commonwealth.

Workers’ Compensation Affidavit and Proof of Workers’ Comp Insurance is required for all Classes.   

View the Class I, II, III Application Form (PDF)