Public Works Department

Moving Truck Permit


Welcome to the Moving Truck Portal. If you meet the following criteria, we invite you to apply online.

  • You need a one day moving truck permit (standard size- 2 parking spaces)
  • Your moving date is at least 2 weeks from today, and no more than one month away.

If you do not meet these criteria, please apply in person at City Hall. Full instructions are available here.

Feedback is always welcome. Email us at:

The City of Boston cannot provide permits for the following locations: 1101-1209 Boylston Street, ALL Charlesgate East, ALL Charlesgate West, 11-468 Park Drive, ALL Fenway, ALL Riverway, ALL Arborway, and ALL Jamaicaway. These are state owned roads. Additional information on state moving permits is provided here DCR Permits.

If your permit is for any dates between 6/1 - 8/31 in the North End, you cannot apply online. Please call Patricia Papa, Special Events Liaison, at 617-828-2509.

Cost of Permit: Without meters:$69 With meters: $109

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