Car Dealer License

License Classes


There are three different types of car dealer licenses, Class I for new car dealers, Class II for used car dealers, and Class III for junk/salvage car dealers. Mass. General Law Chap. 140 §58 details these license classes. 
  • Class IAny person who is a recognized agent of a motor vehicle manufacturer or a seller of motor vehicles made by such manufacturer, for the purpose of selling new motor vehicles and the purchase and sale of second hand motor vehicles being incidental or secondary thereto, may be granted a Class I license. 
  • Class IIA person whose principal business is the buying or selling of second hand motor vehicles may be granted a Class II license.
  • Class IIIA person whose principal business is the buying of second hand motor vehicles for the purpose of remodeling, taking apart or rebuilding and selling the same may be granted a Class III motor vehicle junk license.

Fees


Fees for 2018 are:
  • Class I - $200
  • Class II - $175
  • Class III - $150

Documents required:


Application for Car Dealership
Car Dealer Checklist
Business Certificate

Contact Us

  1. Annie Lesko
    Executive Assistant to the Mayor and License Commission
    alesko@northamptonma.gov

    Office of the Mayor 
    210 Main St., Room 12
    Northampton, MA 01060

    Ph: 413-587-1212
    Fx: 413-587-1275