Permits & Licenses Permits and Licenses

The New Bedford Health Department issues a variety of permits and licenses, as well as immunization, and marine lab testing services for residents and businesses.   The list of available permits, licenses, and services and their fee schedule is provided below.

Permit and license applications can be obtained at the New Bedford Health Department located at the Quest Center Building, 1213 Purchase Street, First Floor, New Bedford, MA 02740.  After completing the application, it may be mailed or hand-delivered to the Health Department.  Fees may be paid by check or cash and should be paid at the time the application is submitted. Immunization and disease prevention services can be obtained by visiting the Public Health Nursing Clinic located at the Health Department. The clinic’s regular hours are Mondays and Fridays from 1:00PM to 3:30PM and by appointment.

Fee Schedule