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Health Department Permits


Department of Health & Human Services


1145 Main Street, Suite 208


Helen R. Caulton-Harris, Commissioner


Public Liaison:

Steve Stathis, Environmental Health Director


(413) 787-6740


(413) 787-6458 Fax




Office Hours:

8:15 am- 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday



Permits Issued:

Temporary Events                                     Health Club

Body Art                                            Motel/Mobile Home Park

Day Camp                                                 Septic Tank Cleaner

Disposal Work                                           Swimming Pool

Garbage removal                          Food Licenses New Renewal 

Burial                                                           Trailer Coach

Bathing Beach                                                   Tanning

Body Art Establishment New-Renewal     Farmer's Market



Process for Obtaining Permit(s):

All applications obtained at the Department of Health & Human Services during business hours.



Advertising Requirements:

Not applicable



Time Frame for Public Hearing:

Not applicable



Time Frame for Decision:

Variable, information on application.



Appeal Process:

Information on application



Fee Schedule:

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

Page last updated:  Tuesday, August 14, 2018 03:00 pm