Town of St. Albans, VT

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get a burn permit?
To obtain a burn permit, please call Town Hall at: 802-524-7589 ext. 100 or email: or Burn permits will only be issued with the Fire Chiefs’ permission and will not be issued if weather conditions are unfavorable or the Chief deems it otherwise unsafe to burn. It is STRONGLY encouraged to obtain burn permits during normal business hours, Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm. You MUST obtain verbal or email approval for a burn permit. Leaving a message on voicemail is NOT acceptable. Burn permits may be issued up to 7 days in advance. Burn permits are FREE.
How do I get a marriage license, copy of a birth certificate, or death certificate?
Contact the Town Clerk’s office at: 802-524-2415. Certified copies are $10.00 a piece.
civil_marriage_application 7.1.2016
Can I register my vehicle at the town office?
No, you can’t renew or register your vehicle at the town offices.  However, you can visit the mobile DMV at 27 Fisher Pond Road.  For more information, visit the DMV website at
How do I register my dog?
Contact the Town Clerk’s Office at: 802-524-2415.
How much is it to register a dog?
Non-Altered :  $14.00          after 4/1   $18.00
Neutered :  $ 10.00               after 4/1   $12.00
Late fees are $2 for neutered and $4 for non-altered.

Special Licensing is required for breeding & operating a kennel.

LATE FEES WILL BE CHARGED FOR ANY DOGS LICENSED AFTER APRIL 1st. Please remember to bring your pet’s rabies vaccination & certificate of neutering when licensing your dog.