Health Department Permit Applications
Online Permit Applications
Effective October 1, 2023, the Health Department transitioned and is processing all Title V related projects via an electronic online system called Open Gov*.
Effective October 3, 2023, the Health Department transitioned and is processing Tanning Establishments, Septic Haulers, Septic Installers, and Tobacco Retailers via Open Gov.
Effective November 6, 2023, the Health Department transitioned and is processing Semi-Public Swimming pools via Open Gov.
Please note: These are the only permit categories available online at this time.
*Open Gov is a web-based system that allows the applicant to apply, pay, and track permit requests from start to finish.
First-time users will need to create an account, then can apply and pay for a permit or license electronically.
- Credit Card (customer pays processing fee)
Pay with Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express
- Check made payable to: Town of Shrewsbury
- E-Check (customer pays processing fee)
Pay via ACH direct-debit from most major banks, with instant verification via login to online banking.
Click on the Image below to get started!
Questions? Please call the Health Department at: 508-841-8384
Permit Application Types currently
NOT available electronically
Please visit the categories listed below and click on the application link you would like to apply for.
Then, please download, print, complete, and submit the application along with all the required documentation to include any applicable permit fee to the Health Department.
Payment methods: Cash or Check made payable to: Town of Shrewsbury
BEAVER OR MUSKRAT REMOVAL (permits issued as needed):
BODY ART (renews annually):
- Food Establishment
For all food-related permits and temporary events
- Food Establishment Health Plan Review
Must be completed for all new food establishments and for existing food establishments that will be replacing equipment and/or making any significant changes.
- Frozen Dessert
- Milk and Cream - Sale of
HOTELS / MOTELS / MANUFACTURED HOMES (renews annually):
- Hotels / Motels
- Hotels / Motels - Annual Inspection
- Manufactured Homes
- Manufactured Homes - Annual Inspection
- Pre-rental - Inspection
rDNA (renews annually):
RECREATIONAL CAMPS FOR CHILDREN (renews annually for recurring camps and new permits issued for brand new camps):
SEMI-PUBLIC SWIMMING POOL and/or SPA (renews annually):