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Keeping of Animals Permit Application

  1. Type of Permit*
  2. I am requesting to keep the following animals:
  3. PROVIDE INFORMATION TO INDICATE HOW THE PROPERTY WILL BE MAINTAINED INCLUDING YOUR PLAN TO:
  4. By typing in your name, it will be considered and electronic signature, and you attest that the information provided is true and accurate and you agree to abide by the BOH "Regulation for the Keeping of Animals."

  5. If this is an initial application or conditions changed from last year, please provide a plan/sketch (maybe hand drawn) of the property on a separate paper. Include all dwelling, bodies of water (eg: stream) on the lot, the location of the animal housing and any relevant designated animal areas such as a run, etc. Indicate distances from dwellings and lot lines. You can email the sketch to healthdept@winchester.us or mail to Health Dept. 71 Mt. Vernon St, Winchester MA 01890
  6. FOR INITIAL PERMITS ONLY:
    Please list the names and addresses of all direct abutters to the property. Once you submit this online application, it will be printed out and mailed back to you to provide the application information to the direct abutters and ask for their signature. The signature indicates that the neighbor has been informed of the application and does not object to the applicant's plan to keep animals.
  7. Name and Address
  8. Name and Address
  9. Name and Address
  10. Name and Address
  11. Name and Address
  12. Inspection Required
    You must schedule an inspection of your animal facility with the Animal Control Officer, at 781-729-5151. You do not have to be outside for the inspection, due to COVID-19 we are not requiring the Animal Control Officer to sign your application this year.
  13. Payment Options:
    Payment must be made before a permit will be issued. To pay online click below, or a check payable to "Town of Winchester" can be mailed to: Winchester Health Dept., 71 Mt. Vernon St, Winchester, MA 01890
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