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Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America. Twenty-one diverse neighborhoods offer more than 600,000 residents the opportunity to taste, touch, and experience things from all over the world. Neighbors benefit from exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, and a solid network of parks, community centers, and libraries.

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  • Annual Resident Listing

    Responding to the annual resident listing ensures the integrity of the voting list, as well as providing important data in planning for the delivery of city services. You can submit your form online or download a form here.

    Complete Your Annual Resident Listing

  • City-owned Land and Buildings for Sale

    DND offers City-owned property for sale. View our Requests for Proposals for land and buildings currently for sale, as well as our complete inventory of city property potentially suitable for development.

    View City Property for Sale

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  • Boston Public Improvement Commission Hearings 9-3-15
    The Boston Public Improvement Commission (PIC) is the owner and regulator of the City's rights of way. The PIC plays an integral role in the City's development and permitting process. From the restaurant that wants to add a seasonal cafe on the public sidewalk, to the developer who wants to construct an underground parking garage for a new housing development, or the homeowner who wants to add an architectural feature to a house that juts into the public space, each must seek approval from the PIC to have its private venture occupy public space, either permanently or on a licensed basis. Watch Video »
  • Boston Zoning Board of Appeal Hearings 9-01-15
    Zoning regulates the use and dimensional boundaries of privately owned buildings and land. The Zoning code is in place to protect the neighborhoods from the construction of buildings or structures that do not fit into the context of a neighborhood. The Zoning Board of Appeal hears appeals for varying the application of the Zoning Code and determines when it is appropriate to grant deviations from code restrictions. Watch Video »
  • South End Technology Center Fab Lab Dedication
    Mayor Walsh dedicates the Fab Lab at the South End Technology Center to longtime community activist and former State Representative Mel King. The Fab Lab provides low-cost access along with training in most aspects of computer-related technology to Boston residents. Watch Video »

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