Business Certificates and More by City or Town

One of the first steps to starting a business is the requirement to apply for a business certificate at your city or town hall. See the contact information below for obtaining a business certificate or license in your city or town. 

You may need to contact other departments in your city or town hall as well. Please click on the information for your location.

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Ashburnham Business Guide Businesses Certificate
Ashburnham Permitting GuideAshburnham Permitting Guide
Ayer Economic DevelopmentAyer Economic Development Office
Ayer Business Certificate FormAyer Business Certificate Form
Ayer Business License FAQ’sAyer Business License FAQs
Ashby Business Assistance ResourcesAshby Business Assistance Resources
Ashby Business CertificateAshby Business Certificate
Athol Developers ToolkitAthol Developers Toolkit
BarreReference to the MA Office of Business Development https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-office-of-business-development
Start a Business in Clintonhttps://www.clintonma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/2575/Opening-Your-Business-in-Clinton-2022?bidId=
Starting a Business in Fitchburghttp://www.ci.fitchburg.ma.us/471/Starting-a-Business-in-Fitchburg
Starting a Business in Gardnerhttps://www.gardner-ma.gov/474/Starting-a-Business
Groton Business CertificateBusiness Certificates - Town of Groton
Groton Business Associationhttp://grotonbusinessassociation.com/
HardwickBuilding Zoning Permit application https://www.hardwick-ma.gov/public-works/page/building-department
HardwickZoning Bylaws https://www.hardwick-ma.gov/media/1661
Harvard Business Certificatehttps://www.harvard-ma.gov/town-clerk/pages/business-certificates
Hubbardston Business Certificatehttps://www.hubbardstonma.us/town-clerk/pages/business-certificates
Hubbardston One Owner Business Certificatehttps://www.hubbardstonma.us/sites/g/files/vyhlif3276/f/pages/one_owner_business_certificate.pdf
Lancaster Business Certificatehttps://www.ci.lancaster.ma.us/sites/g/files/vyhlif4586/f/uploads/bizcertinfosheet_1.pdf
Start a Business in Leominsterhttps://www.leominster-ma.gov/187/Business-Development
Leominster: Information on Business Licensehttps://leominster-ma.gov/248/Business-Licenses
Lunenburg: Filing a Business Certificatehttps://www.lunenburgma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/534/Filing-a-Business-Certificate-PDF
Lunenburg Business Certificate applicationhttps://www.lunenburgma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/532/Business-Certificate-Application-PDF
Lunenburg Business Associationhttps://www.lunenburgbusinessassociation.com/
Oakham Business Certificatehttps://www.oakham-ma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6136/f/uploads/business_certificate.pdf
Orange Business Certificatehttps://www.townoforange.org/267/Business-Certificates
Pepperell Business Certificatehttps://town.pepperell.ma.us/133/Business-Certificates
Petersham Business Licensehttps://townofpetersham.weebly.com/uploads/2/7/5/3/27531945/petersham-business_permit_application-sept._2020.pdf
Phillipston: Guidelines for New Businesshttps://www.phillipston-ma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif3676/f/file/file/business_outline.pdf
Phillipston Business Certificatehttps://www.phillipston-ma.gov/town-clerk/pages/business-certificates
Princeton Business Certificatehttps://www.phillipston-ma.gov/town-clerk/pages/business-certificates
Royalston-List of fees for licenseshttps://www.royalston-ma.gov/town-clerk/pages/fees
Royalston-Application for permit to operate a food establishmenthttps://www.royalston-ma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif1151/f/uploads/boh_-_foodlicappl.pdf
Rutland Fee Schedule for Business Certificatehttps://www.townofrutland.org/town-clerk/pages/town-clerk-fee-schedule
Shirley Business Certificatehttps://www.shirley-ma.gov/town-clerk-records-access-officer/pages/business-certificates
Townsend Business Certificatehttps://www.townsendma.gov/town-clerk/pages/dba-doing-business-certificate
Townsend Business Associationhttps://www.townsendbusinessassociation.com/
Templeton Development Services Officehttps://www.templetonma.gov/development-services
Templeton Business Permits Pagehttps://www.templetonma.gov/home/select-board/pages/licenses-permits-required-through-the-office-of-the-select-board-town
Doing Business In Westminsterhttps://www.westminster-ma.gov/planning-department/pages/doing-business-westminster
Westminster Business Certificateshttps://www.westminster-ma.gov/town-clerk/pages/business-certificates-dbas
Winchendon Business Certificatehttps://www.townofwinchendon.com/town-clerk/pages/business-certificates
Find a Business Location in Winchendonhttps://gardnerma.com/buildgrow/winchendon/