Board of License Commissioners


The Board of License Commissioners is a five member Board comprised of the following members:  Town Clerk (Chairperson), Fire Chief, Police Chief, Director of Municipal Licensing and Inspector of Buildings.  The Board is charged with the responsibility of granting licenses and enforcing rules, regulations, local ordinances, and state laws pertaining to the licenses under their jurisdiction. The Board’s mission is to serve the public efficiently and to grant or deny license applications in the best interest of the citizens of the Town of Braintree.

Deadlines & Questions

Please feel free to contact Debra Starr, Assistant Town Clerk/Licensing Coordinator to the Licensing Board 781-794-8240 for filing deadlines and to ask any questions you may have regarding the license application process.


The Licenses under the authority of the Board of License Commissioners are:

  • All Alcoholic Restaurant
  • All Alcoholic Club
  • All Alcoholic Innholder
  • All Alcoholic Package Store
  • Annual Entertainment
  • Auctioneer License Lodging House
  • Auto Dealer (Class I, Class II, and Class III)
  • Automatic Amusement Device (video game, coin-operated device)
  • Common Victualler
  • Farmer Series Pouring Permit
  • Fortune Teller
  • Juke Box
  • Junk/Salvage Yard
  • License to Exhibit Movies
  • One-Day All Alcoholic Special License
  • One-Day Wine and Malt Special License
  • Pool Table
  • Precious Metal
  • Public Amusement
  • Sunday Entertainment
  • Taxi Company License
  • Wine and Malt Package Store
  • Wine and Malt Restaurant



  • 2 p.m.
  • October through May: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month 
  • June, July, August, September 3rd Tuesday of each month
  • Braintree City Hall

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