Town Departments

Assessors

Find the names of Assessors, their office hours at Town Hall, and a click-to-email option. Also, find downloadable forms and documents plus quick links to useful resources.

Buildings & Grounds

Find names of department personnel and the phone number to contact. Also, link to access online permitting, downloadable forms and permit applications, and helpful documents.

Building & Inspections

Find phone numbers of the Building Commissioner, Alternate Inspector, Gas Inspector, and Plumbing Inspector, plus office hours at Town Hall. Also, find an alert regarding solar-ready roof zones, the link for online permitting, downloadable forms, permit applications, and helpful documents.

Emergency Management

Find a click-to-email option. Also, information on emergency preparedness and the MA Emergency Management Agency, advisories on power outages and the 3G cellular service phase-out, and the MA Alert mobile app link. Access to downloadable documents and links to further assist you during emergencies.

Fire Department

Find phone numbers for the Fire Chief and the Department’s two fire stations. Also, information on the brush burning season and smoke and carbon monoxide detector inspections. There’s a link to update your contact information for the Town’s emergency alert system via email. Other helpful downable documents are listed.

Egremont Free Library

The Library’s hours, the phone number for the Librarian, and click-to-email the Library. Also, information on the current relocation of the Library to the 2nd floor of Town Hall during its renovation. The Library offers free and reduced passes to several area museums; find out how to get one.

Highway Department

Find the phone numbers of the Superintendent and the Town garage and click to email the Department. Find the phone number of the Police for after-hours or during emergencies. Also, downloadable documents related to MASS DOT Route 23/41 Roadway Reconstruction and Mt. Washington Road Construction.

Parks

Find information on French Park – facilities (including how to reserve the pavilion and bandstand) and policies for their proper use – and the subpage where you can register to use the Dog Park. Also, find information on Jug End State Reservation and Wildlife Management Area.

Police Department

Find click-to-email for the Chief of Police, full-time officers, and the Department. Also, click-to-email for the Town’s Animal Control Officer. Also, utility scam notice, access to where you can purchase a Knox Box, and link to MA RMV for information on licenses and Real ID.

Tax Collector

Find click-to-email and phone number for the Tax Collector/Treasurer plus mailing address. Also, payment options (links to pay online), rates/due dates, coverage periods, and FAQs on general tax questions and excise taxes. Downloadable, helpful documents are available.

Town Clerk

Find click-to-email for the Town Clerk and office, plus the Town Clerk’s phone number and mailing address. Also, office hours at Town Hall. Information on elections, application of an absentee ballot, and other forms for a dog license, tag sale, and business certification. Instructions for Request for Public Records.

Transfer Station & Recycling Center

Find the phone number for the Town’s Transfer Station. Also, policies on separating trash at the compactor and excluding items for recycling.

Transportation Department

Find the click-to-email and phone number of the Department Administrator plus hours at Town Hall. Also, link to the Transportation Committee’s agendas and minutes, downloadable documents about the MASS DOT Route 23/41 Roadway Construction, and senior transportation options.

Veterans' Services (Link)

Link to download contact information issued by the District Department of Veterans’ Services in Great Barrington.

Water Department

Find the phone number for the Department Clerk and the phone number and click-to-email to the Department. Also, link to Department agendas and minutes, the Department’s consumer confidence report, and endorsement of the Safety Value Program with the application. There’s a quick link to pay your water bill.