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Find helpful housing resources and programs for renters, landlords, contractors and property owners.
The Health Division oversees and enforces food and sanitary laws in the city, including all establishments that serve food.
This division is comprised of three sections: Rodent Control, Site Cleanliness, and Auto Shop Licensing and Enforcement
The Constituent Services Division is composed of call center representatives, community liaisons, and the Investigation and Enforcement Team.
Weights and Measures
We protect consumers when they buy products sold by weight or volume. We inspect devices like taximeters, gas pumps, home heating oil trucks, and scales.
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About Our Work
We are made up of five regulatory divisions. Our goal is to protect and improve the quality of life for all Boston residents. Our mission is to serve the public by protecting the health, safety, and environmental stability of Boston's business and residential communities.