Permits & Licenses

Permit and License Applications are listed by department, below. Some permit applications allow online submission and others are downloadable PDF forms that must be submitted via email or in-person. 

If you have any questions about a permit/license application, please contact the office that is responsible for issuing the permit/license for which you are applying.  


Building Department

Permit/License ApplicationFeeInstructions/Supplemental Materials
Certificate of Inspection

Demolition Permit
$0.10 / sq ft ($50 min.)

Electrical Permitfee schedule

Gas Permitfee schedule

Plumbing Permitfee schedule

Sign Permit$50 / sign
Building Permits forfee schedule
  Additions to Existing Residential Building


  Additions or Alterations to a Commercial Building

  Air-sealing, Insulation, and Weatherization


  Alterations, Renovations, or Repairs to an Existing Residential Building

  Construct a New Residential or Commercial Structure

  Construct or Install a Shed

  Construct, Alter, or Repair a Deck or Open Porch


  Fire Alarm System


  Fire Suppression System


  Kitchen or Bathroom


  Mechanical/Sheet Metal


  Replacement Windows or Doors


  Re-Roof an Existing Building


  Re-Side an Existing Building


  Residential Basement Finish, Alteration, or Renovation


  Residential Photovoltaic Solar System


  Residential Pool or Spa


  Temporary Use of a Trailer


  Tent

  Woodstove or Pellet Stove Installation


Zoning Determination Form--


Town Clerk

Permit/License ApplicationFeeInstructions/Supplemental Materials
  Business Certificatesee applicationWorker's Compensation Affidavit
Owner Authorization Letter
  Dog Licensesee application
  One Day Entertainment License$50
  One Day Liquor License$65
  Public Records Requestfee varies


Health Department

Permit/License ApplicationFeeInstructions/Supplemental Materials
  Body Art Establishment Permitfee schedule
  Body Art Practitioner Permit

  Hauler Permit
Hauler Application Checklist
  Farmers Market Permit

  Food Service Permitfee scheduleIncome Statement, Plan Review Application, Fats Oils & Grease Application, Requesting a Variance, Food Code Standards, Residential Kitchens FAQs
  Frozen Desserts Permit$25
  Mobile Food Vendor Permit$200
  Pool Permit$325
  Recreational Camp Permit$250
  Septic Hauler Permit$50
  Septic Disposal System Construction Permit

  Tanning Establishment Permit$300
  Temporary Food Service Permit$45 / day (14 day max.)
  Title 5 Official Inspection Application

  Tobacco Permit$300
  Temporary Housing Application


Planning & Community Development Department

Permit/License ApplicationFeeInstructions/Supplemental Materials
Conservation Commission
  WPA 1 - Request for Determination of Applicability (RDA)1--RDA Instructions
  WPA 3 - Notice of Intent (NOI)1--NOI Instructions
  WPA 4 - Abbreviated NOI1--
  WPA 4A - Abbreviated Notice of Resource Area Delineation--
  WPA 5  - Order of Conditions (OOC)--Amended OOC Instructions
  WPA 7 - Extension Permit OOC
EP Instructions
  WPA 8A - Partial Request Certificate of Compliance

  WPA 8A - Request of Certificate of Compliance (COC)
COC Instructions
Planning Board
  Form SITE - Site Plan Review1$250SITE Instructions
  Form SPRW - Site Plan Review Waiver$20SPRW Instructions
  Form SP - Special Permit1$250SP Instructions
  Form W - Request for Waiver--
  Subdivision Forms
Subdivision Rules and Regulations
  Form A - Approval Not Required (ANR)$70ANR Instructions
  Form B - Preliminary Subdivision Plan (SD-P)1$400
  Form C - Definitive Subdivision Plan (SD-D)1$250 (plus $25/acre)
  Form H - Covenant Template--
  Form L - Title Block--
Zoning Board of Appeals
  Zoning Administrative Appeal (ZAA)1$100ZAA Instructions
  Zoning Variance (ZV)1$95ZV Instructions
  1. Requires a public hearing