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.