Vermont Town Health Officers

By law, every town and city in Vermont has a local board of health. The local board of health consists of the town health officer and town select board (or city council). The duties and responsibilities of Vermont boards of health are established by state statute.

Find Your Town Health Officer

Town health officers are responsible for:

  • Investigating possible public health hazards and risks within the town or city

  • Taking action to prevent, remove, or destroy any public health hazards

  • Taking action to lessen significant public health risks

  • Enforcing health laws, rules and permit conditions, and taking the steps necessary to enforce orders

Contact Us

Environmental Health Division

108 Cherry Street, P.O. Box 70 – Drawer 30

Burlington, VT 05402-0070

Phone: 802-863-7220 or 800-439-8550 (toll-free in Vermont)

Fax: 802-863-7483

Email:[email protected]