Below we have provided an alphabetical list to help you find where to go and access many of the popular uses for this site and links to other helpful web sites. Please contact us if you are having trouble finding what you are looking for or if you have any questions.


Abutters, List of – Request Form

ADA Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan

Affordable Housing Trust

Agenda/Meeting Notice Form for Town Clerk – Fillable – 2021 

Animal Control/Dog Officer 

Animal Inspector

Animals & Stables, Keeping of

Animals, Minimum Standard for Keeping of – Town of Hamilton Bylaw, Chapter VIII

Annual Town Reports

Application for an Auction License

Application for Appointment to a Town of Hamilton Board/Commission/Committee

Assessors Database

Assessors Department

Assessors Maps


Babysitter’s Guide

Banner & Sign Policy, if proposed Banner or Sign is to be located on Town Property

Barn/Stable, Application for License to Erect, Occupy, or Use

Beaver Information

Bedrooms, Can I add one to the property I own?

Bill Payment, On-line

Blasting Application 

Board and Committee Openings

Board of Health

Body Art Regulation

Budgets, Town of Hamilton 

Building Committee, Hamilton Town Hall

Building Department

Building Department Applications/Forms

Building Permit Applications/Forms

Burn Permit Application

Burning Season Information

Business Emergency Contact List

Bylaws, Town of Hamilton

Bylaws, Zoning – Town of Hamilton 


Cable TV Station Information

Camps, Recreational Application & Information 

Capital Committee

Capital Improvement Plan

Carbon Monoxide & Smoke Detector Information 

Cemetery Information

Certified Plot Plan – What is one?

Change of Address Form – Assessors

Chapter Land Forms & Information 

Chebacco Woods and Walking Trails

Chickens/Poultry, Coops

Chicken/Poultry, Free Poultry Testing for Avian Influenza

Chickens/Poultry, Keeping of

Child Safety Seats Information 

Citizen’s Fire Academy

CodeRed Alerts 

Committee and Board Openings

Community Preservation Committee Eligibility Application

Community Preservation Committee Funding Application 

Complaint/Concern Form regarding a Zoning Issue to be submitted to the Building Department

Comprehensive Permit Application Directions – ZBA

Conservation Commission

Council on Aging Monthly Congregate Lunch Menu

Council on Aging Monthly Newsletter

Council on Aging Nutrition Program

Council on Aging Outreach/SHINE

COVID-19 All information including testing, vaccines, preparedness & information on other Infectious Diseases

CPR Information 

CTPC, training for citizens involved in municipal planning and land use

Cultural Council, Hamilton-Wenham

Cultural Council, Massachusetts


Deeds, Registry of

Demo Applications – to be attached to a Building Permit Application 

Demo or Alteration of more than 49% of property built prior to 1940 – Please read

Department of Environmental Protection, Massachusetts

Disability Indicator Form for 911

Discolored Water, Reporting of

Disposal of Prescription Drugs & Syringes Information

Dog License Application

Downtown/Village Plan

Drinking Water & Wells Information

Dumpster/Rubbish Container Form – Fire Department



Electrical Codes

Electrical Permit Applications/Forms

Emergency Communication Center

Emergency Contact List for Businesses

Emergency 911 Contact Card

Emergency Preparedness Resources Information

Employment/Career Opportunities with the Town of Hamilton

Essex County Landscape Inventory

Excise Tax Abatement, Information

Exemptions (Seniors, Veterans)

Extension or Alteration of a Non-Conforming Use Application Directions – ZBA

Extension or Alteration of a Non-Conforming Use Applications/Forms – ZBA


Farmer’s Market Application

Fences, Do I need a permit to put one on my property & what are the Regulations?

Field & Facility Permit Information 

Finance and Advisory Committee

Finance Department

Fire & Carbon Monoxide Alarm Inspections

Fire Code for Tents

Fire Department

Fire Safety Information 

Firearms Laws, Forms & Applications

Floor Drain Regulation

Flu Information & Clinics

Food/Ice Cream Truck Information 


Gas Fitting & Plumbing Permits

Generator Installation Applications

GIS Maps, Hamilton

GIS Maps, Massachusetts (Mass Mapper)

GIS Maps, U.S. Geological Survey 

Green Community Designation Information 



Hamilton Development Corporation

Hamilton Foundation, Neighbors helping Neighbors

Hamilton Housing Production Plan – Prepared by JM Goldson LLC, 2019, Approved by DHCD 2020

Hamilton Recreation Plan

Handicap Exemption, Information 

Heart Attack, Choking & CPR Information

Historical District Map

Home Owner Emergency Contact List

Household Hazardous Waste Program

Housing & Sanitary Code Information

Housing Authority

Human Resources

Human Rights Commission 

Hunting & Fishing Licenses


Indigenous People’s Day Proclamation 03.07.2022

Indoor Skating Rink Guidelines and Misc. Forms

Infectious Disease Resources

Interactive Town Mapping System/GIS 


Land Acquisition Policy

Landfill Information 

Legally Blind Tax Exemption Information

Library, Hamilton – Wenham Public Library

Licensing Board for Class II, Entertainment, Liquor, Victuallers

Liquor License, One Day, Application 06.07.22

Liquor License, One Day, Policy as of 06.06.22


Massachusetts General Laws

Massachusetts General Laws Accepted by the Town of Hamilton

Massachusetts Municipal Association

Massachusetts State Parks

Massachusetts State Website

Master Plan & Planning Maps

Mechanical Application/Form

Mercury Thermostat Disposal Regulation

Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC)

Motor Vehicle Excise Tax FAQs – DOR

Motor Vehicle Excise Tax Information

Mosquitoes & Ticks Information 

Museum Passes, Library


National Grid Demolition Form

Neighbors helping Neighbors – the Hamilton Foundation 

Newsletter, Subscribe to


Oil Burner Permit Application 

Online Bill Payments

Open Space Recreation Plan

Organic Waste Program

Organics, Recycling, Trash and Yard Waste Disposal Information 


Parking Clerk – Town Clerk’s Office

Patton Homestead

Patton Homestead Rental – house, grounds 

Patton Park Use Form & Regulations

Planning Board

Planning Board Agendas and Minutes

Planning Board Applications

Plastic Bags/Styrofoam Bylaw

Police Department

Policy on Boards and Committees

Pool, Fencing Information 

Plumbing Codes

Plumbing & Gas Fitting Permit Applications

Pool Code

Public Hearing On-Line Portal of Salem News for submitting Legal Notices

Public Works, Department of


Raffle Permit

Recreation Department

Recreational Camps Information

Recreational Programs 

Recycling Committee (now Waste Reduction)

Recycling Information

Recycling, Organics, Trash and Yard Waste Disposal Information 

Registry of Motor Vehicles Crash Report

Restaurant Inspections & Permitting


Scenic Road Information 

Schools, Hamilton Wenham Regional School District

Select Board – Agendas

Select Board-  Minutes

Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off Abatement Application & Information

Senior Exemptions

Senior Services, Programs, Activities & Tips

Senior Van Transportation

Septic, Recent Certificates of Compliance

Septic, Reviewed & Approved Title 5 Inspection Reports

Septic, Title V

Sex Offender State Registry Board

Sheds & Accessory Structures: When do you need a permit?

Sheet Metal Application/Form

Site Plan Review Application – Planning Board

Skating Rinks, Indoor Code & Application

Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detector Information

Snow & Ice Information

Solicitor Application – Police Department 

Special Permit Application Directions – ZBA

Special Permit Applications/Forms – ZBA

Stable or Barn, Application for License to Erect, Occupy, or Use

Street Map of the Town of Hamilton 

Street Number Assignment, Real Estate & Personal Property – Request for Change of Address Form – Assessor

Subdivision Regulations

Subscribe to the Town of Hamilton Newsletter

Summer Park Program

Swimming Pool Fencing Requirements

Swimming Pools, Operate Public/Semi-Public

Swimming Pools, Spas & Hot Tubs Building Regulations

Stormwater Managment 2023 Proposed Bylaw 

Syringes and Prescription Drugs; Disposal of, Information 


Tax Bills – Treasurer’s Office

Tax Payment Due Dates

Tents and Other Membrane Structures Fire Code

Textile Recycling Information

Thermostats; Mercury Thermostat Disposal Regulation

Tobacco Information

Town Clerk

Town Events

Town Hall Building Committee

Town Manager

Town Meeting Information, on Town Moderator page

Town Meeting Minutes

Town Meeting Warrants

Town Moderator

Town of Hamilton Newsletter

Trash Information

Trash, Organics, Recycling Calendar [2022] 

Trash, Organics, Recycling and Yard Waste Disposal Information

Trash Pickup Schedule by Street

Treasurer / Tax Collector

Trench & Street Opening Permit

Tuberculosis Information


Variance Application Directions – ZBA

Variance Applications/Forms – ZBA

Veteran Eligibility Requirements

Veteran Exemption Application


Veterans Memorial Pool Information

Victim’s Witness Assistance


Voting and Elections


Waste Reduction Committee

Water Bill Payment

Water Department

Weights and Measures

Wetlands GIS Maps

Wetlands Information


Yard Waste, Organics, Recycling, and Trash Disposal Information


Zoning Board of Appeals

Zoning Board of Appeals Applications

Zoning Bylaw – First adopted in 1954 pursuant to the Massachusetts Zoning Act M.G.L. CHAPTER 40A as amended

Zoning District Map