The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Requirements for Erecting a Tent on Campus

Anyone wishing to erect a tent covering an area greater than 400 sq. ft. must obtain a permit per the MA State Building Code and complete an online Land Use Request.  Tents must also meet Massachusetts Fire Prevention Regulations.  The requestor is responsible for completing the application and application fee, and returning the application to EH&S for processing.  Both the instructions for completing the application permit and the permit itself are accessible from the EH&S website.

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