City Of Lawrence


Frequently Asked Questions

Does the Legal Department provide legal advice to residents?

No. The office can only advise municipal departments, agencies, boards, commissions and officers. If you cannot afford a private attorney, you may call South Middlesex Legal Services toll free at 1-800-696-1501

Where are City Ordinances?

Some of the City of Lawrence's various regulations, ordinances and codes may be found by clicking here. Any one looking for a certified copy of any of these documents must get them from the City Clerk's office in person.

How do I file a claim against the City for damage to my property or injury to my person that I believe is the fault of the City?

A claim form may be picked up in person from the City Clerk's office

How do I request information on purchasing City property?

You may obtain a form for this purpose from this office. Information for the form, such as Map and Parcel numbers, are available at the Assessor's Office.