What are the Requirements for an Excavation License?
  • Review the Nantucket Bylaws (c.127-128) and the Appendix to Road Opening and Excavation Permit – “Jackie’s Law” (520 CMR M.G.L. c. 82A) for your reference. 
  • Review and understand the requirements of Chapter 200 Street Opening Regulations 
  • A performance bond of $10,000.00 is required in check or insurance 
  • Relevant licenses/certification required for you and/or your crew 
  • Certificate of Insurance naming the Town of Nantucket 16 Broad St., Nantucket, MA 02554 as additionally insured for Commercial General Liability and Umbrella Liability Coverage of $100,000.00 per person and $300,000.00 per claim (M.G.L 82A, §2). 
  • Three (3) professional references from other Towns or Municipalities for first time applicants 
  • The Licensed Excavator will submit opening and blocking permits on behalf of their client. If any additional information is required, it will be requested on a case-by-case basis. 
  • Excavation licenses must be renewed yearly by June 30 


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1. What is an Excavation License?
2. Who needs an Excavation License?
3. What are the Requirements for an Excavation License?
4. Safety
5. How long does the License process take?
6. Permit Cost and Duration
7. Who can answer specific questions regarding the curb cut permit process?