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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, Recycling Coordinator

Jason E. Dulmaine, Sanitary Inspector

Tina Kreidler, Principal Clerk

Karen Membrino-Montaquila, Clerk

Board of Health
Ian J. Murray, Chairman
John R. Bogdasarian, MD, Member
Sandra J. Knipe, RN, BSN, Member


NEW!-Unattended Donation Box Regulation-Adopted Dec. 4, Effective March 1, 2015

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

Restricting sale (youth access) of Tobacco & Nicotine Delivery Products-blunt wrap and single cigar amendments effective September 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

Regulating the Maintenance of Abandoned, Foreclosing and Foreclosed Residential Properties and application.  Application to De-Register.


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


Current Health Events:

Enterovirus D68 information and how to protect your child

Ebola updates and info
Missed trash or recycling pickup? Report address here
Want to schedule a bulk item pickup? Click here
Curbside Trash & Recycling Calendar 2014-2015
Recycling is MANDATORY in Fitchburg, so what can I put in my recycling container?
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?

Recycling MATTERS!

Don't throw it away: Freecycle!


Feral cats? visit Fitchburg friends of Felines

Catmobile is coming to Fitchburg

Safe and Sanitary Housing

Fun 'n FITchburg

Information for people traveling

Join the Medical Reserve Corps

Is your home lead safe?
Together We're Ready-Massachusetts Prepared-espanol
Montachusett Public Health Network (MPHN)