Somerville Resource List

City of Somerville Resource List

(617) 625-6600

Welcome to Somerville

Somerville 311

Sign up for the City’s 311 Constituent Notification Service and call 617-666-3311 anytime for all city-related questions/concerns.

City of Somerville Online Bill Pay

Pay real estate taxes, water and sewer bills, excise tax, parking tickets, and library fees online.

Parking Permit Info

Contact the Parking Office at (617) 666-3311 to obtain a parking sticker and visitors permits.

Street-Sweeping Alerts

Street-sweeping runs from April 1 – December 31.

Real Estate Taxes and the Residential Exemption

The residential real estate tax rate for the Somerville FY 2012 is: $13.10. Contact the Assessor’s Office at (617) 625-6600 ext. 3100 with questions regarding the Residential Exemption. The Residential Exemption saves owner-occupant homeowners about $1800/year off their tax bill. Residential Exemption Form

Trash/Recycling/Composting/Rain Barrels

Somerville has weekly trash removal and recycles! To get a recycling bin go to the Department of Public Works, 1 Franey Road, Somerville: Monday – Friday, 8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M (need proof of residency)

Check out what day of the week is your trash day: Somerville Trash Day Map

Get an Earth Machine compost bin from the City (Call 311 ahead of time to ensure they have a bin in stock)

The City also hosts a once a year Rain Barrel Sale Event. For more information contact the City by dialing: (617) 666- 3311 or check out the New England Rain Barrel Company.


Gas/Electric: NSTAR 1 (800) 592-2000

Cable: Comcast or RCN

Find Your Ward, Precinct and Voting Place

Stay Informed and Get Involved! Sign-Up for Somerville ResiStat

To receive regular updates from the City on neighborhood or special topics priorities, join one of the ResiStat mailing lists (by ward).

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