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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Permit Application Process and Timelines Extended

Alert Regarding Permit Applications:  As of Friday, April 3, 2020, pursuant to Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020, notwithstanding any general or special law, rule, regulation, charter, ordinance or by-law to the contrary, during the governor’s March 10, 2020 declaration of a state of emergency, the process for permit applications to permit granting authorities has been modified and timelines for permit application review have been extended.  

Please refer to Permit Application Procedures [Pursuant to Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020] for application procedures in effect in the Town of Hingham during the state of emergency. 

Please note that all application submission requirements, including application fees, remain in full force and effect. All application submission questions should be directed by email to the applicable permit granting authority as set forth in the Permit Application Procedures.


View and Download PDF Documents:

Permit Application Procedures

An Act to Address Challenges Faced by Municipalities and State Authorities Resulting from COVID-19 [Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020]



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