Town of Dummerston

Windham County, Vermont

Town Clerk and Treasurer

Welcome to the Dummerston Town Office! We are open five days a week, at the following times:

  • Monday, 9 AM to 3 PM
  • Tuesday, 9 AM to 3 PM
  • Wednesday, 11 AM to 5 PM
  • Thursday, 9 AM to 3 PM
  • Friday, 9 AM to 3 PM

In addition to stopping in, there are other ways to contact us. Telephone us at (802) 257-1496 during regular business hours. If it's easier, email us at townclerk (at), or treasurer (at)

Office Staff

Town Clerk Laurie Frechette, Assistant Town Clerk Eliza Greenhoe-Berg, and Treasurer Christopher Brown handle the day-to-day business of the town. They are your go-to people for voter registration, licensing of various sorts, and receiving tax payments. Laurie, Eliza, and Christopher field your questions about whom to contact for specific needs, and they help residents navigate the trail of municipal and state government.

Frequently asked, answered...

Here are answers to some of the most common questions we receive:

Auditors are elected officers who verify and assure the accuracy of the Town of Dummerston's financial accounts, which are then published in the annual Town Report. Current Auditors are Ruth Hoffman, Joe Little, and Ray Harris.

Justices of the Peace serve as election officials, determine tax appeals, and administer oaths to solemnize marriages. The names of the seven elected Justices, or "JPs," are noted in the Town Report, and you can always call the Town Clerk for more information about their availability for an upcoming wedding.

Registering to vote is quick and easy. The State maintains online facilities for your convenience: visit the Vermont Online Voter Registration page. You'll also want to check out My Voter Page for personalized election information about the status of your voter registration, absentee ballot, or mail-in application and ballot. You'll also find details about your poll location, elected officials, your registration information on file with the town office, a sample ballot for the upcoming election, and more.

Zoning permits are required prior to any construction, reconstruction, conversion, structural alteration, relocation or enlargement of any building, or other structure, or of any mining, excavation of landfill, and any change in the use of any building or other structure, or land, or extension of use of land and division of land. New driveways require a curb cut permit. Applications and information are available at the Town Office.

Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles Dummerston Branch Office is located on US Rte 5 at the State Highway Garage. Check right here for the branch's days and hours of operation.

Vermont Hunting and Fishing Licenses are available at the Town Office.

State law requires dogs/wolf-hybrids to be licensed with the town on or before April 1st. Fee and licensing information may be obtained at the Town Office.

Town property tax bills are mailed in the first part of July and are due in two equal installments approximately August 20th and February 20th.

Town Meeting is held on the first Tuesday in March at the Dummerston School. The polling place for all State, Federal and local elections will be warned in advance, at either the Town Hall space in the basement of the Center Church, or at the School. Residents wishing to register to vote may fill out an application at the Town Office.