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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Town Buildings Closed, but business is still being conducted...

Cohasset, MA

As of Monday, March 16, 2020, all Town Buildings have been closed to the public in the Town of Cohasset.  This has been done to promote “social distancing” by reducing the number of in-person interactions. Reducing these interactions helps reduce the chances of spreading and transmitting the COVID-19 Virus.

Town Departments will still be operational during this time.  If you have Town business that needs to be completed, staff at all Town facilities will continue to perform their duties and will be able to assist you via telephone or email during normal business hours.   Much of the Town’s business can be conducted online.  The Town’s website www.cohassetma.org is full of helpful information and contact information for the Town’s Departments.  Listed below please find a list of online offerings:

TOWN CLERK

  • All Facilities Stickers - Stickers can only be purchased online or by mail.  For more information on stickers, please CLICK HERE.
  • Vital Records – Vital records such as birth and death certificates can also be processed online.  Please  CLICK HERE.

TREASURER / COLLECTOR’S OFFICE

  • Town Bills – All Town payments can be paid by mail, dropped at the silver mailbox outside of Town Hall or online.  To pay Town bills online.  Please CLICK HERE.

ASSESSOR’S OFFICE

  • The Assessor’s Office offers online access to field cards and other information.  To view the Assessor’s Page and their department’s important links, please CLICK HERE.

BUILDING & BOARD OF HEALTH

  • The Building Department and the Board of Health have moved to online permitting.  99% percent of our permits our filed for online.  The departments will continue to process these permits.  Please note that on-site inspections have been cut back or canceled due to COVID-19.  Please continue to utilize online permitting and if you have not created an account, please do.  Click on the following link for information on filing for Building, Board of Health or the permit public portal -  CLICK HERE

CONSERVATION COMMISSION, PLANNING BOARD & ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS 

  • At this time the Board of Selectmen have canceled all public meetings.  The only meeting that will be occurring are out of necessity to continue hearings to a date certain.  To avoid the start of application deadlines, these Boards are not accepting new applications.  If you have an application you wish to file or begin work on, please reach out to the proper staff person for each Board and they will work with you to complete the application and give you an idea of when it could be heard.
  • COHASSET CONSERVATION COMMISSION
  • COHASSET PLANNING BOARD
  • COHASSET ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS

RECYCLING TRANSFER STATION

  • The RTF will continue to be open for trash and recyclables only.  For more information, CLICK HERE.

 PAUL PRATT MEMORIAL LIBRARY

  • The library building is closed however it offers many wonderful online options.  Please CLICK HERE for more information.

WILLCUTT COMMONS

  •  The Senior Center building is closed, but they are offering some services.  For contact and other information, please CLICK HERE

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