Town FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions

When is the Town Hall open?

The Town Hall is open Monday through Thursday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. The Town Hall is currently closed on Fridays.  The Town Hall is closed for Federal and State holidays and weather emergencies.

Many of our departments are staffed part time - please call ahead to be sure someone is available to serve you!

How do I find my polling place?

The polling place for all elections for Paxton voters is at the Paxton Center School located at 19 West Street. 

All Paxton voters are part of Ward: 0 Precinct: 1

If you are registered to vote in a community in Massachusetts other than Paxton, you can find your polling location by using the following link: Click on Check Registration Information. 

Where do I apply for a dog license?

Dog licenses are issued by the Town Clerk's office. 

Cats do not require a license.

How to obtain a Building Permit

Building permits are required for new construction, renovations, additions, decks, swimming pools and other projects.

Building permit information and applications are available on the Building Department tab which can be accessed here.

When is recycling picked up?

Recycling services are provided by Pellegrino Trucking. Items must be at the curb by 7:00am on collection day.

A complete calendar with detailed information is mailed each year to every customer.