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Charlton Municipal Offices
37 Main Street
Charlton, MA 01507
508-248-2200
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Disclaimer: The online versions of the General Bylaws and other documents are provided for informational purposes only. Due to frequent updates and changes, the online version may not be accurate or up to date. Please contact the Board of Selectmen's office for more information. Neither the Town of Charlton nor Westwell's Web Works shall be held liable to any person or entity for any information contained on this website.

Annual Town Report 2015 (with corrected salaries)

BYLAWS

Town Bylaws (last updated Sept. 21, 2016)

Quick Links to Individual Bylaws (codified)
Alarm Systems
Alcoholic Beverages
Animal Control
Buildings, Numbering of
Cemeteries
Docks, Piers, Berths, Moorings
Driveways
Earth Removal
Electrical Code
Fire Prevention
Hazardous Waste
Historic Districts
Junk, Second Hand, Dealers, Pawn Shops
Licenses and Permits
Marijuana
Peddling and Soliciting
Personnel Policies and Procedures
Sewer Use
Sex Offenders
Solid Waste
Stormwater Management
Streets and Sidewalks
Subdivision of Land
Vehicles and Traffic
Water Use
Zoning
Zoning (Planning Board 11-2015)

FORMS

Board of Assessors

Assessors Abatement Package (Hints, Appraisal Info and Real Estate Abatement application)
Boat - Cancel Registration Form. This form must be submitted to Mass Environmental Police before 1 July of the current year, in order to be considered for an abatement.
Boat Excise Abatement (State Tax Form 2EB-3)
Chapter Land Classification Form (State Tax Form CL-1): This form explains that Chapter 61A property owners need to get their annual forms in for renewal.
Income and Expense Form
Motor Vehicle Excise Abatement Application (State Tax Form 126-MVE)
Motor Boat, Snowmobile, ATV/Status Change Form (Fax to Registration and Title Office, Worcester, MA)
Personal Property Form of List Business (State Form 2)
Personal Property Form of List Domestic Second Homes (State Form HF)
Return of Property Held for Charitable Purposes (State Tax Form 3ABC)
Request for Certified Abutters List
Declaration of Homestead
Address Change Request

Board of Health

Application for Chemical Toilet Permit
Application for Percolation and Deephole Soils Evaluation
Application for Disposal Works Construction Permit
Application for Food Establishment Permit
Application for Septic System Installers Permit
Application for Transportation of Septage Hauler Offal Permit
Application for Transportation of Trash/Recycle Hauler Offal Permit
Beaver and Muskrat Permit Package
Certificate of Compliance - Sewage Disposal System
Charlton Extensions-expired SAS plans
Declaration of Restrictions (wells)
Disposal Works Construction Permit
Engineering As Built Certification Form
Fee Schedule
Installers As Built Certification Form
Request for Plan Review
Plan Review Application Completeness Form
Plan Review Submittal Check List
Property Owners Acknowledgement Form (Septic System)
Request for Septic Inspection
Request To Extend Design Plan Period Of Validity
Septic System Inspection Procedures
Fee Structure - Title 5

Board of Selectmen

Application for use of a Municipal Facility
Application for use of the #2 Schoolhouse
Application/Renewal for BYOB
Application for Community Service Hours
Application for a General License
Application for Public Street Layout
Application for Special One Day Alcoholic Beverage License
Earth Removal Permit

Building Inspectional Services

Building Permits:
Accessory Permit 1 & 2 Family
Additions, Remodeling, New dwellings
Directions - Accessory Structures, Repairs
Directions - New Dwelling, Additions, Remodeling
Application for a Building Permit Other Than a One or Two Family Dwelling
Application and Rules for the Charlton Community Sign Board at Bond Square Application to Demolish an Existing Structure
Application for a Sheet Metal Permit
Application for a Sign Permit
Window Schedule Worksheet

Conservation Commission

DEP - Conservation Commission Forms

Fire Department

Open Air Burning Permit (sample)
Important Information Regarding Fire Department Inspections
Cistern and Dry-Hydrants Requirements
Emergency Access System Regulation
General Town Bylaw Regarding the Color of Fire Hydrants

Gas/Plumbing Inspector

MA Uniform Application for Permit to do Plumbing and/or Gasfitting

Highway Department

Application - Road Opening Permit
Petitions for Private Roads: Available for pick-up at the Highway Department Office.

Old Home Day Committee

Art Show Entry Form
Booth Application
Craft Fair Application
Kids Run Entry Form
Tractor Drags Rules and Entry Form
Road Race Entry Form
Soap Box Derby Application/Regulations Form

Planning Board

Site Plan Application Requirements
Application - Site Plan Review
Special Permit Application Requirement
Application - BEP Special Permit
Application - Senior Living Development Special Permit
Application - Reduced Frontage Special Permit
Application - Common Driveway Special Permit
Application - Sign Special Permit
Application - Wire Communications Facility Special Permit
Application - Scenic Road Special Permit
Application - Wind Generation Special Permit
Permitting Guidebook
Subdivision Regulations
Subdivision Forms
Zoning Bylaw
Zoning Changes Table

Police Department

Alarm Registration Form
Dog Complaint
Notice of Trespass
House Check Request Form
Registry of Motor Vehicles Forms
Request a Police Detail

Firearms Forms Town Clerk

Application for Permit to Conduct Raffles and Bazaars
Kennel License Application
Mail in Dog License Form
MA Absentee Ballot Application

Town Treasurer

Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification
Form W-4
Form W-9
Unclaimed Property Form (Tailings)

Water/Sewer Commission

Application - Metered Billing
Application - Sewer Connection
Application - Water Tie In
Elderly Person Sewer User Charge Abatement/Exemption Form

Wire Inspector

Application for Permit to Perform Electrical Work and Schedule of Wiring Fees

Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)

ZBA Application

Miscellaneous

Application for Employment in Charlton
Boston Post Cane Nomination Form
Farm Animal Registration Form
Streetlight Repair Forms
Talent Bank Form
Teen Page Submission Form
Town of Charlton 2009 Annual Report
Town of Charlton 2010 Annual Report (Note: Large file)
Town of Charlton 2011 Annual Report (Note: Large file)
Town of Charlton 2012 Annual Report (Note: Large file)
Town of Charlton 2013 Annual Report (Note: Large file)
Town of Charlton 2014 Annual Report (Note: Large file)
Town of Charlton 2015 Annual Report (Note: Large file)

Charlton Master Plan (without maps)

REGULATIONS

Cemetery Rules and Regulations
Frog Jumping Contest Rules and Regulations
Open Air Burning Rules
Subdivision Regulations
Rules and Regulations for Metered Water and Sewer Billing
ZBA - Chapter 40A
ZBA Guidelines
ZBA Rules
Zoning Bylaw
Zoning Changes Table

*The online version of the General By-Laws is provided for informational purposes only. Due to frequent updates and changes, the online version may not be accurate or up to date. Please contact the Board of Selectmen's office for more information. Neither the Town of Charlton nor Westwell's Web Works shall be held liable to any person or entity for any information contained on this website.
Town - Bylaws

Bylaws

Department - Forms

Board of Assessors

Board of Health

Board of Selectmen

Building Inspection Services

Conservation Commission

Fire Department

Gas/Plumbing Inspector

Old Home Day

Planning Board

Highway Department

Police

Town Clerk

Town Treasurer

Water/Sewer Commission

Wire Inspector

Zoning Board of Appeals

Miscellaneous

Town - Regulations

Regulations