Common Victualler License

Requirement


Every food service establishment in the City of Northampton with capabilities for cooking, preparing, and serving food is required to have a Common Victualler License.

A Common Victualler License is issued under Mass General Laws Chapter 140 Section 2.

Common Victualler Application

Checklist for a New Restaurant

Fee


Common Victualler Licenses are issued on an annual basis and cost $50 for 2016. All new businesses must also contact the Building Commissioner and Board of Health for any applicable permits/fees.

Worker's Compensation Affidavit


A Worker's Compensation Insurance Affidavit needs to be filed upon the issuance of each new or renewed license.


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