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Health Department

166 Boulder Drive, Suite 108, Fitchburg MA 01420
Monday - Friday 8:30-4:30
Phone: 978-829-1870  Fax: 978-829-1962

The main mission of the Board of Health of the City of Fitchburg by legislative mandate is to maintain, protect and improve the health, safety and well being of the people of the City of Fitchburg through its jurisdictional powers.

Stephen D. Curry, Director

Patrick J. Mettler, Food/ Milk Inspector

Dorothy McNamara, Nurse

Jeffrey P. Stephens, Sanitary Inspector

Michael P. Burns, Sanitary Inspector

Jean F. Leblanc, Sanitary Inspector

Jason E. Dulmaine, Sanitary Inspector

Tina Kreidler, Principal Clerk

Karen Membrino-Montaquila, Clerk

Board of Health
Ian J. Murray, Chairman
Dr. Daria Karos, Member
Sandra J. Knipe, RN, BSN, Member


Regulations Prohibiting Smoking in Public Areas and a voting requirement in Private Clubs, effective April 1, 2014

Fitchburg Landfill Permit Rules & Regulations

Application for owners of two or more properties-Residential Landfill Permit

Fitchburg Rules and Regulations for Body Art Establishments

Regulation regarding Food Vendors in Parks and Public Places

BOH regulation for multi-family dwellings

Lodging House Regulations

Restricting sale of Tobacco & Nicotine Delivery Products

Regulating the Maintenance of Abandoned, Foreclosing and Foreclosed Residential Properties and application


Funeral Director's License

Construct, Alter or Repair Individual Sewer Disposal Systems
(Title V)

Stable License

Operate a public/semi public Swimming/Wading Pool

Testing Land for Proposed Subsurface Sewage Disposal
(Septic System Percolation Test)

Operate a Tanning Facility

Application to operate a lodging house and requirements


MPHN: Montachusett Public Health Network

Fitchburg Streets and Parks Cleanup Schedule 2014
April 26th- Ward 5 -meet @ North Street across from Fire Station &
April 26th- Ward 4-meet @ Longsjo School Parking Lot (High St.)
May 3rd -  Ward 6–meet @ I.C Credit Union, 300 Bemis Road
IC Credit Union Shred and Electronic Recycle Day-FREE &
May 10- Ward 2 & 3-meet @ Daniels Street Park-lower Cleghorn
May 17th- Ward 1-meet @ Harvard Street (lot across from Romano’s Mkt).
  ($10 fee to dispose CRT's on April 26, May 10,17, Free on May 3)
 Medication take back day April 26, 2014, 10am to noon-Flyer


 Missed trash or recycling pickup? Report address here

Curbside Trash & Recycling Calendar 2013-2014
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days 2014
Diposal options for items not collected at curbside

Fitchburg Landfill Permit Rules & Regulations
Application for owners of two or more properties-Residential Landfill Permit

Want to recycle an item but don't know where to go?

Free curbside removal of tires off the rim

When is my Recycling week
street list and map

Where does the Recycling go?

What can I put in my single stream container?

Recycling MATTERS!

Don't throw it away: Freecycle!


Feral cats? visit Fitchburg friends of Felines

Catmobile is coming to Fitchburg


Fun 'n FITchburg

Information for people traveling

Join the Medical Reserve Corps

Is your home lead safe?
Together We're Ready-Massachusetts Prepared-espanol