Contacting the Town of Shaftsbury

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Contact the Town

  • (802) 442-4038

Frequently Asked Questions

When does my dog need to be licensed?

You need to obtain a license for your dog each year on or before April 1st. To obtain a license you must provide proof of a current rabies certificate. Current license fees are altered animal - $9.00 and an unaltered animal - $13.00.

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Who do I contact with questions about my property tax bill?

Call the Treasurer directly at (802) 442-4038 ext. 2. He is responsible for printing and mailing the tax bills and records payments and late penalties. He also forwards the list of delinquent taxpayers to the Delinquent Taxpayer Collector.

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May I do business in my home?

Yes. However, all "home occupations" must be approved by the Development Review Board. Examples include child care, computer related businesses, a small bakery, etc.

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