Licenses & Permits — Life Events, Dogs, Recycling

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License, Registration or Permit Required

Required By
(Event or Date)

Fee, Permitting Authority

Contact
Information

Links to Key Forms & Documents

Birth Certificate Issued as soon after the birthing event as possible. No fee for Issuance of Certificate:  Done by Hospital, Doctor or Midwife.

For certificate copies – TOH Town Clerk; or
MA Registry of Vital Records and Statistics

Fee per certificate, $20.00 – 50.00, depending on delivery method.  

♦ Hawley Town Clerk
8 Pudding Hollow Road
Hawley, MA 01339
413-339-5518;

Web | Email

♦ MA Registry of Vital Records and Statistics
150 Mount Vernon St.,
1st Floor
Dorchester, MA 02125-3105
617-740-2600

Web | Email
Registry of Vital Records Service Fees 2014 
Burial Permit Prior to use of Town Cemeteries $200.00
TOH
Pamela Shrimpton
Hawley Burial Agent
8 Pudding Hollow Road
Hawley, MA 01339

413-339-5518 | Email
Hawley Burial Agent
Burning Permit The day prior to burning during the period January 15 – May 1.  Year-long for Agricultural Burning, depending on conditions. No Charge

TOH Fire Deptartment

To Get a Burning Permit, call: 413-339-5526, 413-339-5592 or 413-339-8650 or Email. Burning Season Regulations
Death Certificate As soon after the actual event of death as possible. Issuance:  Attending Physician or Medical Examiner ♦ Hawley Town Clerk
8 Pudding Hollow Road
Hawley, MA 01339
413-339-5518;

Web | Email
♦ 150 Mount Vernon Street, First Floor
Dorchester, MA 02125-3105
617-740-2600 |
Web
Obtaining Certified Copies of Vital Records
Local Certificates:

TOH Board of Health (Selectboard) Certifies and TOH Town Clerk records, sends originals to State and keeps copies for local access.

State Certificates:

@ Registry counter:  $20.00
Via Internet:  first certified copy is $50.00, and each additional copy of the same record is $42.00.

License, Registration or Permit Required

Required By
(Event or Date)

Fee, Permitting Authority

Contact Information

Links to Key Forms & Documents

Dog License (See Also Kennel License) ♦ 30 days after acquiring a new dog and/or bringing it to Hawley; then,

♦ Annually by April 1 each year

$5.00 per dog if spayed, neutered; $10.00 if not.  Limit of 4 dogs per household or Kennel License is needed.  Fines apply for late registration.

TOH
Town Clerk

Pamela Shrimpton
Town Clerk
8 Pudding Hollow Road
Hawley, MA 01339

413-339-5518 | Email
Dog License Annual Form 
Kennel License (See Also Dog License) ♦ 30 days after acquiring more than four dogs and/or bringing them to Hawley; then,

♦ Annually by April 1 each year

Not more than 5 dogs = $15.00
6 – 9 dogs = $30.00
10 or more dogs = $50.00
TOH
Town Clerk
Pamela Shrimpton
Town Clerk
8 Pudding Hollow Road
Hawley, MA 01339

413-339-5518 | Email
Dog License Annual Form
Marriage License At least three days before the wedding event  $15.00
TOH
Town Clerk
(Proof of Age & residence needed — but you don’t have to be a Massachusetts Resident.  Both parties are required to appear before the Clerk.)
Pamela Shrimpton
Town Clerk
8 Pudding Hollow Road
Hawley, MA 01339

413-339-5518 | Email
Getting Married in Massachusetts

 

Transfer Station Permit (Ashfield)

[Trash, Recycling, “Dump Stickers”]

July 1 of each year $26.00 (includes 10 orange bags — needed for free trash disposal at site;  Extra bags are $1.00 each).

TOA in contract with TOH

Town of Hawley
c/o Virginia Gabert
8 Pudding Hollow Road
Hawley, MA 01339

413-339-5518 | Email
More Info Here.

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