Rental Information

Rental Certificates: 

The Provincetown Board of Health has adopted new public health and safety regulations pertaining to the renting of property for habitation, Board of Health Regulation, Habitations for Rent. This new regulation applies to all forms of rental property including weekly, seasonal, and year round.

If you are renting property, you are required to obtain a Renter's Certificate. 

We have moved to online permitting; please see instructions here to set up your “Applicant” account with a Password –  and the permitting platform is here.

Applications are available (PDF) and may be submitted to the Department of Community Development at the Town Hall drop-box at the Ryder Street entrance, or Mail to: Health Department, 260 Commercial Street Provincetown, MA 02657.

For additional information, please call, or email:
Community Development 508-487-7020 or Email Aaron Hobart, Code Compliance Officer.

Map & Location of the Transfer Station:


90 Race Point Road


HOURS: From May 1st thru end of October: 7 days per week 6:00 am to 1:00 pm
From Nov 1st thru end of April: Tuesday thru Saturday 6:00 am to 1:00 pm

Links to other relevant Town Regulations:

General Bylaws - Chapter 13 (PDF)
13-1. Prohibited use of private property
13-2. Prohibited conduct
13-2-7. Dog Regulations
13-3. Prohibited use of motor vehicles
13-4. Prohibited use of waterfront and harbor

Board of Health Regulations - 1000 Solid Waste Recycling Regulations (PDF)

Board of Health Regulations - Pt. XII, Art. 5: Habitations For Rent Regulations (PDF)