Department of Health & Human Services
1145 Main Street, Suite 208
Helen R. Caulton-Harris, Commissioner
Steve Stathis, Environmental Health Director
(413) 787-6458 Fax
Keitha Maldonado, Senior Clerk Typist
(413) 787- 6717
8:15 am- 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday
Burial Trailer Coach
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 table on following page.
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 work with all funeral homes and all major hospitals in the city providing burial permits to residents and non-residents who died in the city.
- Burial permit fee - $15.00
- Funeral Director's Annual License Fee - $125.00