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Mayor Walsh Announces Moving Truck Permits Now Available Online and at City Hall To Go

August 4, 2015

Mayor's Office

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BOSTON - Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced a new online application simplifying the process for receiving one-day moving truck permits. This tool is being released in time for the City's busiest moving day, September 1. Residents will also be able to apply for moving truck permits at the City Hall To Go truck where they can pick up their signs in person. 

"I am committed to making accessing city services easier for Boston residents and students," said Mayor Walsh. "We are excited to offer our residents the ability to apply for moving truck permits from anywhere and hopefully relieve some of the stress that moving brings." 

This year alone, Mayor Walsh has made eight new permits available online, advancing his commitment to make permitting in Boston easy, transparent and predictable. The new online moving van permit application lets residents avoid visiting two separate offices in City Hall, which are frequently overwhelmed with applicants around the city's busiest move-in times. 

Mayor Walsh has made improving digital service delivery a top priority for his Administration. Over the coming months, the City will be releasing an entirely revised online permitting experience for the city, which will allow residents and business owners to learn about, and apply for, permits across eight different departments. 

Online applicants will need to apply two weeks in advance of their move-in date in order to ensure timely delivery of their signs. To apply online, and learn more about the eligibility criteria for online applications visit: boston.gov/movingtrucks. 

For information on City Hall To Go and its schedule, please visit http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityhalltogo/.