Department of Health & Human Services
311 State Street Springfield, MA 01105
Helen R. Caulton-Harris, Commissioner
Steve Stathis, Environmental Health Director
(413) 787-6458 Fax
Keitha Maldonado, Environmental Clerk
(413) 787- 6717
8:15 am- 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday
Food Licenses/Permits Issued:
Recreational Camp Application, Waste Removal Application, Health Club/ Tanning Facility Application, Swimming Pool Application, Temporary Event Permit Application, Farmer's Market Application, Septic Removal Application, Disposal Works Installer Application, Body Art Establishment Body Art Practitioner
Process for Obtaining Permit(s):
All applications obtained at the Department of Health & Human Services during business hours.
Time Frame for Public Hearing:
Time Frame for Decision:
Variable, information on application.
Information on application
See application for current fee's
Applicable Local, State, Federal Statutes
MGL Chapter 94 Sec 65H, MGL Chapter 114, Sec 45, Massachusetts Sanitation Code Article 5 and 10, MGL Chapter 111, Sec 122
The Burial permit program works with all funeral homes and all major hospitals in the city providing burial permits to residents and non-residents who have died in the city.
- Burial permit fee - $15.00
- Funeral Director's Annual License Fee - $125.00