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Town of Weymouth, MA
Norfolk County
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The following licenses or permits under the following provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws shall be within the jurisdiction of the Department of Public Health:
Description
Chapter
Section
Animal rendering
111
154
Animal stables
111
155
Baths, public
140
51
Bathing suit rentals
140
194ff
Burial
114
45, 47
Dairy products
94
40
Funeral directors
114
49
Garbage removal
111
31A
Ice cream manufacture
94
65I
Livery stable
111
155
Methyl alcohol
94
303A
Milk
94
40
Mobile homes park
140
32B
Motels
140
32B
The following licenses or permits under the following provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws shall be within the jurisdiction of the Inspector of Buildings:
Description
Chapter
Section
Buildings
143
3, 3A
Elevators
143
62
The following licenses or permits under the following provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws shall be within the jurisdiction of the Chief of Police:
Description
Chapter
Section
Bicycles[1]
85
11A
Certain work
136
7, 15
Coasting*
85
10A
Excavation in public way*
83
8
Firearms
140
121
Gunsmith
140
122
Moving buildings in public ways*
85
18
Shellfish
130
52
Taxicabs
40
22
*
In coordination with the Director of Public Works and Inspector of Buildings.
The following licenses or permits under the following provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws shall be within the jurisdiction of the Fire Chief:
Description
Chapter
Section
Automatic sprinkler systems
148
27A
Blasting operations
148
19
Explosives, storage, manufacture, or sale
148
13
Fires, open
48
13
Fireworks
148
39A
Gasoline service stations
148
13
Storage and sale of gasoline and other explosives
148
13
The following licenses or permits under the following provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws shall be within the jurisdiction of the Gas Inspector:
Description
Chapter
Section
Gas appliances
143
3N, 3O
The following licenses or permits under the following provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws shall be within the jurisdiction of the Board of Licensing Commissioners:
Description
Chapter
Section
Alcoholic beverages, sale/manufacture
138
2
Auctioneers
100
2
Automatic amusement devices
140
177A
Automobile "graveyards"
140
54A
Automobiles: Class I, new car dealer
140
58, 59
Automobiles: Class II, used car dealer
140
58, 59
Automobiles: Class III, junkyard
140
58, 59
Billiards, pool, sippio table, bowling alleys
140
177
Board and lodging houses
140
23
Boats (rental)
140
194
Boats: conveyance of passengers
140
191ff
Body art
111
31
Clubs, associations dispensing food or beverage to members
140
21E
Coffee and tea houses
140
47
Common victuallers, restaurants
140
2
Dancing schools
140
185H
Entertainment on common day of rest, holidays
136
4
Entertainment provided by innholder or common victualler
140
183A
Ferris wheels
140
186
Food vehicles, lunch carts
140
49
Fortune tellers
140
185I
Furnaces and steam engines
140
115
Hawkers, transient vendors
101
5, 17
Junk collector or dealer
140
54
Lodging houses
140
23, 30
Pawnbrokers
140
70
Picnic groves*
140
188
Pinball machines
140
177A
Sales of articles for charitable purpose
101
33
Secondhand dealers
140
54
Skating rinks
140
186
Soft drinks
140
21A and 21B
Theatrical events, public exhibition
140
181
*
License approval subject to recommendation of the Recreation Department.
The following licenses or permits under the following provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws shall be within the jurisdiction of the Mayor:
Description
Chapter
Section
Cable television
166A
3
The following licenses or permits under the following provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws shall be within the jurisdiction of the Town Council:
Description
Chapter
Section
Parking lots
148
56
Pole location permits for utility wires
166
22
Signs projected over public ways
85
8
The following licenses or permits under the following provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws shall be within the jurisdiction of the Plumbing Inspector:
Description
Chapter
Section
Plumbing
142
13
The following licenses or permits under the following provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws shall be within the jurisdiction of the School Superintendent:
Description
Chapter
Section
Children, work permits
149
69
The following licenses or permits under the following provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws shall be within the jurisdiction of the Town Clerk:
Description
Chapter
Section
Dog kennels
140
137A
Dogs, collar licenses
140
137
Fishing, hunting, trapping
131
12
Marriage
207
28
The following licenses or permits under the following provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws shall be within the jurisdiction of the Wiring Inspector:
Description
Chapter
Section
Wiring
143
32
[1]
Editor's Note: MGL c. 85, § 11A, was repealed by St. 2008, c. 525, § 2.