Posted by & filed under Announcements, Zoning.

The Starksboro Zoning Office will have limited in-office hours and is attempting to complete all requests electronically, through the drop box at the town office, and telephone. Please expect 48-72 hours for your request to be received and follow up information requested.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE APPLICATION- Fillable application form Please mail or email (1) a scanned copy of your completed application and (2) mail or drop off your check in the locked drop box with a check for $65 made out to the Town of Starksboro. PLEASE provide a phone number and email address as the compliance research may involve a telephone call with the Zoning Administrator.

BUILDING PERMITS- Zoning permit application form. Please mail or email a scanned copy of your completed application (be sure to include signatures from all landowners listed with the town), include phone/email contact information, and mail or drop off payment of the appropriate fee (call/email with questions). Your will need to arrange to pick up a “P” sign to post at your property or the sign can be mailed to you.

Additional zoning information here

Development Review Board and Planning Commission meetings are postponed at this time. Updates will be given as the public health guidance changes over the coming weeks. 

All other questions, please email. Telephone voicemails will be responded to within 72 hours.


☎️ Please call 802-453-2768 or 📨 email for assistance

Rebecca Elder, Zoning Administrator

Posted by & filed under Selectboard.

The Starksboro Town Office continues to be closed to the public due to COVID-19 precautions.

☎️ Please call 802-453-2639 or 📨 email for assistance – Mon-Thurs 8:30-4:30

The town clerk, treasurer, and office staff are available by phone or email to help you connect with resources and answer questions. Please continue to check the town’s website for updates, contact information, and resources.

The Selectboard will continue to hold meetings on its regular schedule on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 5:30 pm. Meetings will be conducted via conference call and members of the public can participate. Information for calling in will be provided on the agendas posted in town and on the website. If you have questions, please email

Posted by & filed under Announcements.

No open burning allowed in Starksboro until further notice. 

Questions? Call Fire Warden Tom Estey at 453-5893 or 373-6529

Posted by & filed under Announcements.

As a precaution, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Starksboro Town Office is closed to the public effective immediately and until further notice. The Town Office staff will remain available to assist you by phone and email. 

Town Office hours remain the same for the office staff, Monday – Thursday, 8:30am to 4:30pm for email or phone calls looking for information.

To reach Starksboro Town Staff:
For the Town Clerk and town office operations, call (802) 453-2639 or email or

For the Town Treasurer or finance related inquiries, you can reach Treasurer Celine Coon at  (802) 453-2684 or

For Zoning, call (802) 453-2768 or email

The following Town business can be done via mail: tax payments, dog licenses, single document requests, land postings, Green Mountain Passes, etc. Please call or email for specific details. 

If you have an immediate need for a title search, please reach out to the Town Clerk for an appointment.

We encourage everyone to follow CDC and Department of Health hand-washing and social distancing recommendations.

Thank you for understanding that these are unusual times, requiring precautions for public safety and health.

OPEN MEETING LAW information during the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted by & filed under Announcements, Selectboard.

Please see the following websites for ongoing information about the COVID-19 virus and public health safety instructions:

>> Vermont Dept. of Health

>> Center for Disease Control (CDC)

>> VT Governor’s Closing of Schools announcement


The U.S. Government released new guidelines on Monday to slow the spread of the coronavirus, including closing schools and avoiding groups of more than 10 people, discretionary travel, bars, restaurants and food courts.