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Amherst Rental Permitting

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Meet the Team!
 Meet the Rental Permitting Program Team.

Overview:
On January 1, 2014 registration and rental permits shall be required for residential rental properties in the Town of Amherst. Click here for exceptions to the rental permitting requirement.
 
Notices & Announcements  
New! 05/13/2014 - New Renters - Living Off Campus Certification (PDF)
                  
Workshops 
                   One-Day Workshop for Rental Property Owners - Saturday, January 24th, 2015 9:00 am - 2:30 pm at HAPHousing, 322 Main Street, Springfield, MA - Flyer (PDF)
                       


RENTAL PROPERTY PERMIT ONLINE APPLICATION
Before starting an online application you must have a parking plan ready.

STEP 1:
Make sure you have
completed a parking plan.

  Parking Plan Information

STEP 2:
Make sure you have completed
your self certification checklist.

  Self Certification Checklist

STEP 3:
Complete the online
permit application. 
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