Applying for temporary road access and moving permits

You need a permit to access roads and areas managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation.

DCR Temporary Road Access contacts

Phone

Open M-F 7:30 am-5 pm with the exception of all Commonwealth & Federally observed holidays.

Online

Temporary Road Access and Moving Permit questions, contact Email DCR Temporary Road Access contacts at AcessPermits@mass.gov

The Details of Applying for temporary road access and moving permits

What you need for Applying for temporary road access and moving permits

You will need a permit to access areas managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation if you using a commercial vehicle. These permits are:

  • You'll need to create and register for an account on the EEA ePLACE online permitting portal.
  • Annual Commercial Vehicle Permit
  • Short-term Vehicle or POD Permit
  • Boylston Street Moving Permit (September 1st only)

 If you need help with the online permit application, you can find help in the documentation and instructions in the downloads section below!

Fees for Applying for temporary road access and moving permits

Online Fee Information:

Short-term parking, POD, or Road Use: $100 per calendar day

Annual Road Use: $150 per vehicle

Boylston Street Moving: $100 per vehicle

How to apply Applying for temporary road access and moving permits

Use the EEA ePLACE Permitting Portal to create and register an account for any of the above permits. If you need assistance, refer to the Quick Guide instructions below. For technical assistance only, call the ePLACE help desk at (844) 733-7522.

Next steps for Applying for temporary road access and moving permits

The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will review your online permit application.

DCR staff will review your online permit submissions and will contact you in the event more information is needed to process your application.

Downloads for Applying for temporary road access and moving permits

Contact for Applying for temporary road access and moving permits

Address
251 Causeway Street, 7th Fl., Boston, MA 02114
Phone

Open M-F 7:30 am-5 pm with the exception of all Commonwealth & Federally observed holidays.

Online
Temporary Road Access and Moving Permit questions, contact Email DCR Temporary Road Access contacts at AcessPermits@mass.gov
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