Departments

  1. Assessors

    The Assessors Department maintains an extensive database of property information.

  2. Budget

    The Budget Department is tasked with the production and implementation of the City's Operating and Capital Budgets.

  3. Career Center

    The mission of the Career Center is to work closely with the business community to identify and meet their employment needs and to provide job seekers with a wide range of job search and training services.

  4. Cemeteries

    The City of Lowell operates and maintains 6 municipal cemeteries consisting of approximately 124 acres offering year round burial services with an average of approximately 220 burials annually.

  5. City Clerk

    The Office of the City Clerk is responsible as the administrator to the legislative function of the City and is the official record keeper for the City of Lowell.

  6. City Auditor

    The City Auditor is responsible for a variety of tasks including Financial Oversight, Safeguards, Reporting, Payroll and Accounts Payable.

  7. City Manager

    The Office of the City Manager is the Executive Department for the City of Lowell responsible for the long term financial planning as well as the day-to-day activities of every department in the city.

  8. Cultural Affairs & Special Events

    The Cultural Affairs & Special Events Office (CASE) works in partnership with the Cultural Organization of Lowell (COOL) to promote and execute over a dozen city wide festivals and celebrations.

  9. Development Services

    The Division of Development Services exists to provide a one-stop center for land-use, permitting and code enforcement activities in the City.

  10. Economic Development

    Lowell's Economic Development Office offers a host of incentives and assistance to companies and commercial developers including site selection, workforce development, small business loan programs, traditional and non-traditional finance programs and other areas of technical assistance.

  11. Election & Census

    The City of Lowell's Election and Census Commission manages and conducts all aspects of the voting process for municipal, state, and federal elections within the City of Lowell.

  12. Engineering

    The Engineering Division works under the Department of Public Works providing support to various City departments including Planning and Development, Water, Wastewater and Development Services.

  13. Finance

    Locate resources such as the Assessor, Human Relations, Purchasing and the City Auditor.

  14. Fire

    The Lowell Fire Department has thirteen companies strategically located in every neighborhood, but isn't just focused on structure fires within the City.

  15. Greater Lowell Technical High School

    Find information on the Greater Lowell Technical High School.

  16. Health

    Welcome to the City of Lowell Health Department. Our mission is to preserve, maintain and advance the City’s public health standards.

  17. Health & Human Services

    Learn more about the Health Department, Library, Senior Center, Veteran's Services, and Recreation department in Lowell.

  18. Human Relations

    The Human Relations Office oversees and coordinates all employee related issues for the City of Lowell, including employment opportunities and benefits.

  19. Law

    The Law Department is responsible for providing legal representation and advice to the City and its officials in various areas of law.

  20. Library

    Lowell's public library was founded on May 20, 1844 by an enactment of the Lowell City Council. At the time, the idea of “free” public libraries supported by solely by municipalities was a relatively new one, but the leaders of Lowell clearly believed in the idea of investing in the betterment of its citizens.

  21. Management Information Systems (MIS)

    The Management Information Systems (MIS) Department is the City of Lowell’s central technology provider.

  22. Parking & Garages

    The Parking Department focuses on providing customers of the City of Lowell a clean, safe, user friendly parking environment with an emphasis on the quality of facilities and professional services.

  23. Parks

    The City's Parks department strives to provide safe, healthy, well maintained parks and facilities for the residents of Lowell to utilize throughout the City.

  24. Planning & Development

    The Department of Planning and Development staff considers it an honor to serve the City of Lowell, a city with a great American past and a bright future.

  25. Police Department

    The mission of the Lowell Police Department is to work with the community to reduce crime, the fear of crime, and to improve the quality of life in the City of Lowell. We stress partnership, professionalism, integrity, and fairness.

  26. Public Schools

    Find information on Lowell Public Schools.

  27. Public Works

    Find information on the Public Works Department.

  28. Purchasing

    The primary goal of the Purchasing Department is to assure that the User Departments requirements are met in a cost effective and timely manner.

  29. Recreation

  30. Senior Center

    The City of Lowell Senior Center is brought to you by the City's Council On Aging and is focused on delivering a variety of nutrition, health, recreation, transportation, information, and referral programs to the elderly in Lowell.

  31. Solid Waste & Recycling

    The Solid Waste and Recycling Office is on a mission to help educate everyone about how to reduce trash from our landfills, reuse materials that might otherwise be thought of as trash, and recycle materials for the benefit of our environment.

  32. Street Sweeping

    Access information on street sweeping in Lowell.

  33. Treasurer / Collector

    All funds enter or exit the City through the Treasurer’s Office.

  34. Veteran's Services

    In accordance with Massachusetts General Law Chapter 115, Section 108, the Veterans Services Department is charged with taking applications for veterans’ benefits and for providing financial and medical assistance to qualified, indigent veterans and their dependents.

  35. Wastewater Utility

    View information on the wastewater facility which effectively manage its wastewater and storm water transport and treatment systems in a professional manner.

  36. Water Utility

    The Water Utility department is continuing its focus on improving water service to the consumer population it serves.