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Boston (Mass.). Committee on Licenses

 Organization

Historical note

The Committee on Licenses is under the board known as the Public Safety Commission in the Building Department. The Committee on Licenses is comprised of representatives from the Fire Department, Inspectional Services Department and the Transportation Department. The Committee on Licenses has the powers and performs the duties formerly conferred on the Board of Street Commissioners relating to the permitting for the storage of flammable materials and storage of vehicles in garages.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Committee on Licenses proceedings

 Series
Identifier: 5420.001
Scope and Contents note

Minutes and hearing lists of the meetings of the Public Safety Commission, Committee on Licenses.

Dates: 1954-1970

Committee on Licenses records

 Series
Identifier: 5420.003
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous records of the Committee on Licenses. Includes hearing transcripts, correspondence, lists and applications for used car dealerships, revocations, applications for open air parking space licenses and permits. This collection is unprocessed.

Dates: circa 1957-1975

Flammable/underground storage permit applications

 Series
Identifier: 5420.002
Scope and Contents

Approved applications for storage of flammable materials in aboveground and underground storage tanks. Also includes garage permits for the storage of gasoline in the tanks of cars.

Dates: circa 1908-1984

Index to applications withdrawn

 Series
Identifier: 5420.005
Scope and Contents note

Index card file for withdrawn underground/flammable permit applications for wards 1-22. Arranged alphabetically by address within each ward.

Dates: circa 1911-1940

Index to licenses and permits issued

 Series
Identifier: 5420.004
Scope and Contents note

Index card file for underground/flammable licenses and permits issued for wards 16-22 only. Arranged alphabetically by address within each ward.

Dates: circa 1911-1962