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

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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 = $50.00TOH 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 $25.00 for first sticker, $26.00 for two stickers for cars from same house-hold (includes 10 orange bags — needed for free trash disposal at site; otherwise bags are $1.00 each). TOA in contract with TOH Town of Hawley
c/o Cass Nowrocki
8 Pudding Hollow Road Hawley, MA 01339

413-339-5518 | Email
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