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Documents and Forms

The Town of Bolton has enacted ordinances, policies, and plans that govern land development, construction, events, and other issues that affect the health and welfare of town residents.

Zoning and Subdivision Regulations

Zoning Permit Applications

2017 Bolton Town Plan, 2017 Town Profile and Planning Documents

Animal Control

Audit Reports and Auditor’s Letters

Certified Copies of Vital Records (Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates)

Delinquent Tax Collection Policy 2019

Driveway Culvert Policy

Emergency Forms

Energy Efficient Heating, Cooling & Appliance Rebates Available from Efficiency Vermont

Grievance Form – Request for Grievance 2021-2022

Marriage License

You may get a marriage license from the Bolton Town Office if one or both of the applicants are residents of Bolton.  If one of you resides in Vermont but not in Bolton, you must get your license from the town of residence.  If neither of you resides in Vermont, you may get your license from any town clerk in Vermont.

Licenses are only good for 60 days so plan getting your license no more than 60 days from your wedding date.

To apply:

  • Call the Bolton Town Office at (802) 434-5075 to set up an appointment.  Allow approximately 15 minutes.
  • Bring a filled out application form (see below).
  • At least one of you needs to sign the final printed license in front of a town clerk.
  • Fee:  $60 for the license; $10 for a certified copy mailed to you after the wedding.

Application Form & Information:

  • Getting Married in Vermont  FAQ about getting married in Vermont
  • Marriage License Application Form
  • Information for Officiants  Important information if your officiant is NOT a Vermont Justice of the Peace or recognized clergy person.  Please note:  temporary officiants (including family members, friends, out-of-state clergy, etc.) must obtain authorization to perform a marriage.  See Getting Married in Vermont and Information for Officiants.

Municipal Excess Weight Permit Form

Name Change

Notarial Services Policy

Polling Place Evacuation Procedures (Smilie School)

Preston Pond Management Plan

Recording Information

Returned Check Policy

Special Events

Studies about Bolton

Tax Payment Policy, Amended 2017

Town Reports and Town Meeting

Use of Public Right-Of-Way (ROW) Permit Application (Road Cut)

Traffic Ordinance October 2020

Vermont Residential Energy Code brochure (for new construction)

Volunteer Waiver Forms

Voter Registration


Wheeler Trust Scholarship

Winter Operations Plan (Snowplowing)

Additional Ordinances, Plans and Policies


Email: clerkbolton@gmavt.net