The Revere Rat Extermination Program is now underway.

You can find details and Frequently Asked Questions on our new page.

For an inspector to go onto your property, a waiver needs to be signed by a property owner, manager or trustee. 

Make a Service Request With the Mayor's 311 Constituent Service Center
or dial 781-286-8311 during normal business hours

E-Permitting Is Now Live in the Building Department!

You can now apply for a number of different permits through CitizenServe, the City of Revere's online permitting system. In the Building Department you can apply for a Building, Plumbing, Gas, or Electrical Permit, Certificate of Occupancy, or for Site Plan Review. Instructions to apply for Building Department permit or Site Plan Review .

You can now also apply online for a Yard Sale Permit, a temporary Dumpster/Pod Permit, or a Driveway Curb Cut. Approved Drain Layers can apply for a Street Opening Permit. For help with the new system, including scheduling a time for a brief hands-on tutorial, call 3-1-1 (781-286-8311).

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Addressing the Rat Problem

Public concern about rodents, particularly rats, has escalated steadily in recent years. Longstanding efforts to combat rodent infestation, overseen by the City's Inspectional Services Department, has had a modicum of success.

Suffolk Downs Development Advisory Group Holds First Meeting

Mayor Brian Arrigo welcomed the Suffolk Downs Development Advisory Group to its inaugural meeting Wednesday night, commencing an important phase as the project developers craft the Planned Unit Development proposal that will be submitted to the City Council later this year.

City of Revere Announces the Return of the Fall Festival

On Saturday, September 8, from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM, the City of Revere Parks and Recreation Department will be bringing back last year’s popular Fall Festival on Broadway.

Modernizing City Operations

This week, Mayor Brian M. Arrigo was informed that the City of Revere has been awarded a $69,000 grant through the Community Compact Cabinet’s Information Technology grant program

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to open Disaster Loan Outreach Center

Disaster Loan Outreach Center in Weymouth to open for assisting businesses and individuals who were affected by the March 2, 2018 nor’easter

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Revere Signs Sister City Agreement With Date, Fukushima, Japan

On Tuesday, August 2, 2016, Mayor Brian Arrigo signed a Sister City agreement with Mayor Shoji Nishida of Date, Fukushima. The agreement formalizes a relationship dating back to 1993, when an exchange program began between American students from Revere and Japanese students from Date.

Click here for more information about our Sister City.

City Launches CodeRED High Speed Notification Service

The City of Revere has contracted with Emergency Communications Network to license its CodeRED high-speed notification solution. The CodeRED system will allow for the City to quickly deliver emergency messages and important municipal information to targeted areas or to the entire City. Residents will be able to receive the notices by land-line phones, cellphones, emails and text messages.

To sign up, please click here.

Citywide Water Meter Replacement Program

Beginning in September 2015, the Revere Department of Public Works started a 2 year-long City-wide water meter replacement program. All residences and many businesses will have an all-electronic meter installed, which is the iPERL meter as manufactured by Sensus. These will be equipped with electronic registers that will be wired to a radio to be installed on the outside of the house or business.

For more information click here. *To view a video describing the installation process, click here.*