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Under Chapter 110, §6 a business certificate is not required if a corporation is doing business in its true corporate name, or if a partnership is doing business under any title which includes the true surname of any partner. Certain other associations and partnerships may also be exempt (refer to above citation for details.)
-Business owner must be listed as a resident and owner of the property. -If you rent your home, you must have a letter from your landlord -If property is a condo, whether you own or rent, a letter from the condo association must be obtained.
Forms are available in the Town Clerk’s Office or by calling 978-929-6620. Each person named on the certificate must either sign the form in person at the Town Clerk’s Office, or have their signatures on the form notarized by a Notary Public. Proper identification will be required.
Business is discontinuedOne or more of the persons named on the certificate is withdrawn or retired from the business or partnershipOne or more of the persons named on the certificate diesChange of residence of one of the named persons on the certificateChange of location where the business is conducted
The form is available from the Town Clerk.
Yes. The business certificates are on file with the Town Clerk’s Office until five years after expiration, and may be viewed by anyone making a request.