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Online Permit Applications

Posted on July 2, 2020

Online Permit Procedures Applications for fire department permits for the following can be submitted online: Oil Burner (Form 1) Permits Dumpster Permits Fire Alarm Permits Fire Sprinkler Permits Fire Suppression System Permits Flammable/Combustible Storage Permits To complete the online permit application: Fill out the Fire Dept Permit Application in its entirety. (If you are submitting...
Outdoor Water Use Restriction Levels


Posted on June 23, 2020

Danvers, MA – The Town of Danvers has moved to Level 5 DROUGHT CONDITIONS.  This means that outdoor lawn & garden watering is restricted to hand-held hoses and cans ONLY, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 AM.  No sprinklers or irrigation systems will be allowed.  In addition, the filling of swimming pools and washing of cars are NOT permitted. ...


Posted on June 17, 2020

The Town of Danvers announces an increase in outdoor water use restrictions to Level 4.  This means outdoor watering with sprinklers and/or irrigation systems is allowed on Tuesday and Saturday ONLY from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM.  Hand watering (hand held hoses with nozzles and watering cans) is allowed anytime.  Car washing is also allowed. ...

West Street Force Main Replacement Project Update

Posted on June 11, 2020

Woodall Construction Company is tentatively scheduled to mobilize erosion controls, heavy construction equipment, traffic control barrels and barriers, and begin construction during the week of June 8. The construction working times will be Monday- Friday, 7am-4pm. The major components of the work include removal, disposal & installation of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) sewer force main, reconnection...

Joint Statement from Town Leadership

Posted on June 2, 2020

The Chair of the Board of Selectmen, Chair of the Human Rights & Inclusion Committee, Chief of Police and Town Manager have issue the following joint statement regarding the events following the death of Mr. George Floyd.  View the statement here.


Posted on May 28, 2020

Beginning Monday, June 1, roadway improvements including milling, raising structures and final paving will begin on Cherry, Cole, Coolidge, Congress, Donegal, Ellerton, Hood Rd, Ledgewood & Loring streets. Beginning Wednesday, June 3, a one-inch overlay will be placed on Orchard Ln, Peach Tree Ln, Bartlett Rd, Apple Tree Rd & Baldwin Rd. For both projects,...

Yard Waste Stickers now available for purchase online

Posted on May 13, 2020

Starting Wednesday, May 13, stickers for yard waste drop off at the Danvers Transfer Station can now be purchased online. You may choose to pay for your yard waste sticker (Danvers resident with passenger vehicle - $15/year) online with electronic check, credit or debit card. Your sticker will then be sent to you in the...
remote home energy assessment

Sign up for a FREE Remote Home Energy Assessment

Posted on May 11, 2020

Being at home so much may increase your utility bills. Let Danvers Electric help you make an energy savings plan. By using the video feature on your iPhone or Android phone, our contractor Energy New England (ENE) can capture information about your home that they need to create a comprehensive Home Energy Assessment Report. They...

Open Fire Pits, Outdoor Chimineas/Chimneys

Posted on May 6, 2020

Fire Pits, Chimineas, or Outdoor Fireplaces are allowed to be used in the Town of Danvers provided that the following conditions are met:   Permanent Fire Pits, Chimineas or Fireplaces/Chimneys Any permanent "structure" which is an accessory to the residence may need approval from zoning prior to construction. The Town of Danvers Bylaws (December 4,...

Water Main Shut Down

Posted on May 5, 2020

Due to an unforeseen emergency issue with a valve on Centre Street, the water main between Ingersoll and Collins Streets has been shut down. This shut down will be affecting more homes than originally anticipated. Affected residents will be notified. The water will be shut down for a minimum of 5 hours. We apologize for...


Posted on May 1, 2020

On May 1, the Town of Danvers will move to Level 2 - Seasonal Conditions of our Outdoor Water Use Restrictions policy.  This means Outdoor Lawn and Garden Watering is allowed between the hours of 7:00 PM & 8:00 AM ONLY. These water restrictions were instituted when the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) mandated...

Curbside Textile Recycling Resumes Monday, May 4

Posted on April 29, 2020

Our curbside textile recycling program by Simple Recycling is starting back up on Monday!! Please place your pink bags curbside by 7am on your trash day for pickup. Are you out of pink bags? Residents may call call Simple Recycling at 866-835-5068 or visit to request more bags or report missed pickups. Remember, textiles...

Water Main Replacement on Route 1 and Bypass Installation on Hobart

Posted on April 24, 2020

Construction will soon begin on Centre Street from Route One/Newbury Street to Armory Road and on Hobart Street from Centre Street to Pickering Street to improve the service and reliability of the municipal water distribution systems. The project will involve installation of new water mains, fire hydrants, and valves by R&D Site Development. The water...

Curbside TEXTILE Recycling Suspended

Posted on March 24, 2020

Due to the State of Massachusettes Executive Order, effective March 24, please be advised that ALL Simple Recycling collection operations in the state are temporarily suspended. This will remain in effect until further notice. Thank you very much for your understanding.

Transfer Station Update:

Posted on March 24, 2020

Governor orders additional social distancing measures

Posted on March 15, 2020

This evening Governor Baker ordered social restrictions to help slow the spread of COVID-19, including, no gatherings of over 25 people, restaurants & bars to only offer take out & delivery effective Tuesday (however, Danvers establishments are free to implement this change effective immediately) and closure of all schools until April 7. The Town of...

Prepared Lunch for Danvers Residents During Closure

Posted on March 15, 2020

Danvers Community, In order to better serve families in need, we have decided to expand our school lunch service during the closure. We will be offering the program to all Danvers citizens in need. If you would like to receive a prepared lunch, please email [email protected] by 9am each day with your name, address, number...

A LETTER FROM THE TOWN MANAGER: Preparing for Coronavirus in our Community

Posted on March 12, 2020

Press Release - Coronavirus (3.12.2020)

National Grid natural gas main replacment 43-190 Hobart St

Posted on February 4, 2020

National Grid & RJ Devereaux Corp will be replacing the natural gas main in the area of 43-190 Hobart St from February 3-May 30, 2020, 7am-4pm, Monday-Friday, with school restrictions at times.   As part of this project, natural gas service piping that connects the main to the customer’s gas meters will also be replaced....
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