Mattress Recycling Program

Effective November 1st, 2022, mattresses are no longer eligible for waste disposal in the state of Massachusetts. Please see here for information on how to dispose of a mattress or box spring in the City of Revere.

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Small Business Development

The Department of Planning & Community Development operates a variety of programs designed to support the resilience and growth of Revere small businesses. Need language assistance? Call Revere 311 (781-286-8311) for support.


Broadway Small Business District Technical Support Program 

Small business owners operating on Broadway can apply for free technical assistance in three content areas: financial management, marketing & merchandising, and business expansion strategies to improve business operations and promote curb appeal to consumers walking or driving along Broadway.  

English Application

Spanish Application

Register your business with the City of Revere Small Business Registry

The City of Revere is creating a Small Business Registry that will be forwarded by request to developers, hospitality providers and other entities that are looking to conduct business with other Revere businesses.  Register online today - 

City of Revere Storefront and Signage Improvement Program (SSIP) Now Open

The City of Revere Storefront & Signage Improvement Program (SSIP), managed by the Department of Planning and Community Development (DPCD), offers grants and loans to small businesses owners who are interested in upgrading and improving existing storefront and signage within the Broadway and Shirley Avenue Business Districts.  The program is designed to enhance residents and visitors' experiences in these commercial districts and is federally funded through the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG). For more information about the program use the link below to access the newly designed Storefront and Signage Improvement Program Informational page.

If you are interested in applying for the Broadway Storefront and Signage Program, please visit here.

Small Business Energy Efficiency Program

Energy Source is supporting the City of Revere efforts to reduce energy consumption by scheduling and providing no-cost, no-obligation assessments for local businesses without interruption to your core business. 

To learn more about this energy  program  or to schedule your assessment in advance, please call Energy Source at 1-888-490-7555. Click here for more information.

The Department of Industrial Accidents (DIA) Grants

The DIA are offering up to $25k per grant to Massachusetts based and operating businesses until 09/30/2022. Strong preference will be given to first-time applicants, small and midsize businesses, consortium applicants, and organizations, that demonstrate a compelling program design that redresses prior worksite injuries and/or creates programs of injury prevention. For more information, please visit the site here.


Getting Started

Existing and new businesses, including those seeking brick and mortar locations, are encouraged to contact the following staff and offices to learn more about requirements and resources such as licensing, permitting, inspectional, and/or business development assistance:

Business Development

For one-stop guidance on zoning, permitting, leasing, business planning, and related issues, contact John Festa, Business Liaison for the City of Revere.

Licensing Commission

For one-stop guidance on license renewals, events, food trucks, and related issues, contact Maggie Haney, Licensing Clerk for the Revere License Commission.

Additional Resources

City Grant Programs

The City offers a range of one-time and ongoing financial assistance programs to eligible Revere businesses. Click below for more information about eligibility and deadlines, where applicable.

Technical Assistance Resources

A network of local and regional service providers are available to support businesses and emerging entrepreneurs with technical assistance. See below for upcoming webinars, business coaching opportunities, or other resources tailored to Revere business owners.

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Contact Information
John Festa
Business Liaison; Director, Signage & Storefront Program

781-286-8194 EXT. 20318
Frank Stringi
Chief Planner; Zoning Coordinator
(781) 286-8183
Department of Inspectional Services
Zoning, Permitting & Licensing
(781) 286-8149
Building Department
(781) 286-8196
License Commission
(781) 286-8165
Fire Department
(781) 286-8366
Office of the City Clerk
Business Registration
(781) 286-8160
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