How To Get Licenses

Click on the name of the license below for information on how apply for it. These licenses are obtained through the Town Manager's Office.  If you don't see the license you are interested in listed below, it is probably obtained through another office.  If you have any questions, please call Lisa Johnson in the Town Manager's Office at (508) 747-1620 ext. 100.

License NameDescription
Amplified Music PermitRequired if you are having live or amplified music outdoors.
Auctioneer LicenseRequired if you will be holding an auction.
Auto Dealer LicenseClass I, II, and III. Required if you are buying, selling, or exchanging new or second hand vehicles or assembling second hand motor vehicles or parts therof.
Automatic Amusement LicenseRequired for use of any automatic amusement machine, game, or recreation.
Blocking Parking Spaces PermitRequired if you will be blocking parking spaces.
Blocking Sidewalks PermitRequired if you will be blocking a sidewalk or a portion therof.
Common Victualler LicenseRequired to be able to serve or prepare food.
Comprehensive Entertainment LicenseRequired for any business that will have any type of entertainment including but not limited to: Radio, TV, Jukebox, Music, Dancing, Plays, Moving Pictures, Light or Theatre Shows. This license covers Monday through Saturday.
Early Sunday Opening Enables a restaurant to be able to start serving alcohol at 11:00 a.m. as opposed to 12:00 p.m.
Extension of HoursEnables a restaurant to be able to serve alcohol until 1:00 a.m. as opposed to 12:00 a.m.
Fortune Telling LicenseRequired for any person and/or business that will be doing any type of fortune telling including but not limited to: fortune telling, palm reading, card reading, etc.
Horse and Carriage PermitRequired if you will be operating a horse drawn carriage on public roads and ways.
Innholders LicenseAnyone offering to the public lodgings and food.
Junk Dealer LicenseRequired for the purchase, sale or barter of junk, old metals, or second-hand articles.
Junk Collector LicenseRequired to collect by purchase or otherwise, junk, old metals or second-hand articles from place to place.
Liquor License (Transfer)To be able to serve any alcoholic beverages.
Lodging House LicenseA house where lodgings are let to four or more persons not within the second degree of kindred to the person conducting it.
Moving Building PermitRequired if you are moving buildings in the Town of Plymouth.
One Day Liquor LicenseRequired for the sale of alcoholic beverages to the public. One day license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages may be issued to non-profit organizations only. All others may only get a wine and malt one day license.
Pawnbroker LicenseRequired for anyone whose business or occupation includes the taking or receiving, by way of pledge or pawn, of any article or personal property as security for the payment or repayment of money.
Pool Table License Required for any establishment to keep a billiard, pool or sippio table.
Sunday Entertainment LicenseRequired for any business that will have entertainment on Sunday's, incuding but no limited to: Radio, TV, Jukebox, Music, Dancing, Plays, Moving Pictures, Light or Theatre Shows.
Sunday Package Store OpeningRequired if a package store wants to be open on Sunday
Vehicle for Hire Operator LicenseRequired for any person that will be operating a vehicle for hire.
Taxi/Public Livery License for VehicleRequired for any vehicle that will be used as a taxi or public livery vehicle.
Under/Aboveground Storage LicenseRequired for any land that has above or underground storage of flammable liquids.
Liquor License (New)Required for New Liquor License