Bennington County Permits (Vermont)

The Bennington County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Bennington County permits. Clerks in Bennington County, Vermont may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Bennington County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Bennington County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Bennington County Clerk Bennington VT 205 South Street 05201 802-442-1043

Bennington Town Clerk Woodford VT 1391 Vermont 9 05201 802-442-4895

Peru Town Clerk Peru VT 402 Main Street 05152 802-824-3065

Pownal Town Clerk Pownal VT 467 Center Street 05261 802-823-7757

Shaftsbury Town Clerk Shaftsbury VT 61 Buck Hill Road 05262 802-442-4038

A Bennington County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Bennington County, Vermont may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Bennington County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Bennington Town Hall Woodford VT 205 South Street 05201 802-442-1043

Dorset Town Hall Dorset VT 112 Mad Tom Road 05253 802-362-4571

Manchester Town Hall Manchester Center VT 6039 Main Street 05255 802-362-1313

Stamford Town Hall Stamford VT 986 Main Road 05352 802-694-1361


A Bennington County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Bennington County, Vermont issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Bennington County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Bennington County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Manchester Zoning Manchester Center VT 6039 Main Street 05255 802-362-4824

Shaftsbury Zoning Shaftsbury VT EAST St 05262 802-442-3182