Common Victuallers

A Common Victuallers License is required under MGL Chapter 140(2) for any establishments that have the necessary implements for cooking, preparing and serving food for strangers and travelers, and a place to consume the food, i.e., chairs, tables, counters.

As outlined under MGL Chapter 140 (21e), the provisions do not apply to some charitable or religious organizations and clubs that are licensed under MGL Chapter 138(12) - On Premise Alcohol. Call the Selectmen's Office for more information.


Fillable documents are located below.  After downloading the forms, open them in Adobe Reader, type in the information, print, sign, and return to the Selectmen's office.  

Please allow at least three weeks for processing.  The Board of Selectmen meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month.  All applications must be reviewed by other Boards / Committees / Departments.  The review process will take about two weeks.  Once reviewed; the application will be placed on the Board of Selectmen’s next agenda.