Town Office


Mount Holly Town Office
50 School Street
PO Box 248
Mount Holly, VT 05758
(802) 259-2391


Monday – Thursday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Closed Fridays and Holidays


The town office will be closed on the following days:

Martin Luther King Day
Presidents’ Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Bennington Battle Day
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Veteran’s Day

Carol Garrow-Woolley
[email protected]

Elizabeth Karle
[email protected]


Birth and Death Certificates

All birth and death certificates for the Town of Mount Holly from October. 1, 1792, forward are located at the Mount Holly Town Office. Copies are $2.00 per page, and certified copies are $10.00 per page.

Burn Permit Information

You must request a burn permit before burning outdoors. Call Fire Warden Jim Seward. His home phone number is (802) 259-2211; his pager number is (802) 786-3408. Please leave a phone number where Jim can call you back. Do not burn until you have spoken to him.

Car Registration Renewals

You can renew your car registration with the Town Clerk if it is not more than two months old. There is an extra $3.00 fee for this service. Some motor vehicle forms are also available in the Town Office.

Dog Licenses

Any dog or wolf hybrid 6 months old or older must be licensed. Licenses are good for one year and must be issued between January 1 and April 1. A dog license must be purchased within 30 days of moving to Mount Holly. A current rabies certificate is required.

License Fees

Cost Before April 1 After April 1
Neutered Male or Female $11.00 $13.00
Unneutered Male or Female $15.00 $19.00

Hunting and Fishing Licenses

Resident and non-resident hunting and fishing licenses may be purchased at the Town Office. You must have lived in Vermont for six months to qualify for a permanent resident license.

Land Records

The Town of Mount Holly was incorporated on October 31, 1792. All the land records of the Town of Mount Holly are kept here in the Town Office from that date forward. They are available to the public during the Town Clerk’s Office hours. Copies are $1.00 each page, and certified copies are $10.00 a page. Land records can also be searched online. Follow instructions here for online land record searches. **Note that effective December 26, access to online land records is temporarily disconnected, due to a security breach experienced by Cott Systems.**

Civil Marriage Licenses

If both bride and groom or partners are Vermont residents, you may go to the Town Clerk in either of your towns of residence. If just one of you resides in Mount Holly, you must buy the license in this town. If neither party is a Vermont resident, you may get the license from any Town Clerk in the state. The license costs $60.00 and is valid for 60 days from the date it is issued. During that time period, an authorized person must perform your wedding ceremony – otherwise, the license is void. Copies are $1.00 per page, and certified copies are $10.00 per page.

Transfer Site Stickers

Transfer stickers are available at the Town Office for $2.00 each. They can be ordered through the mail. Send a self-addressed stamped envelope or add $0.50 extra for mailing. Recycling is mandatory and free. See the Transfer Station page for more information.

Voter Registration

If you are a permanent resident of Mount Holly, you are eligible to register to vote in Mount Holly. Registration forms are available at the Town Office. You can also register online:


Polls are open from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm at the Town Office. If you wish to vote by absentee ballot, you may do so by calling or writing the Town Clerk. Ballots are usually available 30 days before an election.

Building Registration

All new building construction in excess of $1,000 must be registered with the Board of Listers of the Town of Mount Holly. Registration forms are available here for download. Forms may also be accessed in hard copy at the Town Office. Please return the completed form and $25 fee to the Town Clerk.

Select Board Regular Meeting: May 14, 2024