This section of the City of Beverly website will be dedicated to updates and announcements due to the Coronavirus 2019. Please continue to check back daily for the latest updates.

<— Please use the links to the left to navigate this information:

Information about City Services

City of Beverly municipal buildings and programs are closed to the public through Friday, May 1st.  At which point the City will reassess the situation. This includes the following:

  • Beverly City Hall (191 Cabot Street)
  • Beverly Public Library (32 Essex Street, 24 Vine Street)
  • Beverly Council on Aging (90 Colon Street)
  • Beverly Municipal Inspections at GAR Hall (8 Dane Street)
  • Beverly Recreation Department offices at Lynch Park

City of Beverly public schools are closed and shall not reopen for normal operations before Monday, May 4th, 2020, (per Governor Baker’s order).

Trash and recycling: weekly curbside pickup will continue as usual.

  • Two 32 gallon barrels (40lbs each) of trash
  • One blue overflow bag
  • Unlimited recycling (dual stream)
  • One bulk item

Public Safety: Police and Fire will continue operations as usual.

  • Police station lobby is closed to the public.
  • Fire stations are closed to the public

Municipal Inspections:  will continue to process permits and conduct inspections wherever possible, see department page for more information.

Downtown Parking: Payment for on-street and public lot parking in the Downtown Beverly Parking District has been suspended during this unique time. No payment is required for the green and purple zones or for parking in the municipal lots. However, the Resident Permit program is still in effect in the red zone and will continue to be enforced. Additionally, prohibited zones (Handicap, loading zones, pedestrian crosswalks, no parking zones, etc.) will still be enforced. For questions about parking in downtown Beverly, please visit

Online Bill Pay: The City of Beverly offers online bill pay for most transactions. Please use this option as much as possible for paying bills.

City Clerk Services:

  • Continuing As Usual:
    • Online payments for the following vital records:
      • Copies of Birth Certificates
      • Burial Permits
      • Death Certificates
      • Copies of Marriage Certificates
      • New Dog Licenses
      • Renewal of Dog Licenses
  • Being Altered:
    • September 1 state primary nomination papers can be mailed to: City Clerk, Beverly City Hall, 191 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA  01915. Once received, a receipt will be mailed back to the sender. More details on this process to follow.
  • On Hold:
    • Notary requests
    • Wedding requests
    • Requests for new marriage certificates

We understand that this is not convenient; however, it is crucial to our efforts as a community to stem the spread of the coronavirus and through implementing the social distancing strategy recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. All closures will be reassessed towards the end of the stated closing periods.

*Please note: With the evolving public health concern, this policy may change at any given time.

Updated: 3/31/2020