Helpful Links

  • Chittenden Solid Waste District
    • Responsible Resource Management for Chittenden County Vermont. Useful information on waste sites, hours, and programs.
      • On Saturday, May 16, 2020, the Chittenden Solid Waste District (CSWD) reopened the Essex Drop-Off Center (DOC) with new limits on materials and quantities, new flat fees, and new hours of operation. The Essex location joins the Williston DOC as the second CSWD facility to reopen. All other CSWD Drop-Off Centers remain closed until further notice.

        Location: 218 Colchester Rd, Essex Junction, VT

  • Electric Car Charging Stations - Essex
    • We are happy to report that our new facility now has the first ChargePoint public electric car charging station in Essex. Our current rate to charge your car is $1 per hour with a maximum charge of $10 within a 24 hour period.

      Learn more at ChargePoint.

  • Essex Community Food Resource Guide
    • The community of Essex, VT is home to several food service-based groups for those in need of some extra assistance, whether temporary or long-term. Please consider using this reference as a starting point for you or someone you know.
  • Essex Town Charter
    • Helpful documents such as the Essex Planning and Zoning regulations, local ordinances, the Town Plan, as well as the Town Charter.
  • Essex Westford School District
    • Information regarding the school district, school board, student information, and links to the various schools websites.
  • Find and Go Seek
    • FindandGoSeek is an easy way to discover and share what’s great (and not so great) to do and see in the Champlain Valley Region of Vermont. They’ve taken the time to organize the information you need, so that you don’t have to. Thousands of family / kid things to do in Vermont. Know before you go.
  • Front Porch Forum - Helping Neighbors Connect (JPG) Opens in new windowFront Porch Forum
    • Get in touch with your neighbors online. Each neighborhood has its own forum. Only people who live in that neighborhood can read or post comments on that forum. Get to know your neighbors down the street, announce yard sales, exchange political views, or share a little gossip. The Town government neither edits nor endorses any of the postings in the forums.
  • Green Mountain Transit
    • Green Mountain Transit operates the region’s public transit buses.
  • The Lake Champlain Valley of Vermont
    • The official website of the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce - Vermont’s top source for tourism, travel and business information for the Lake Champlain/Greater Burlington area. Burlington is consistently ranked in the top ten for best places to live, visit, work and do business.
  • Property Tax Appeals
  • Seven Days Events
    • A great place for visitors to find out about the many area events and entertainment opportunities available in the Chittenden County area.
  • State Government Online
    • Provides information on the State’s programs and services and acts as a portal to counties and other local governments throughout the state.
  • Travel Vermont Website
    • State of Vermont tourism website
  • Vermont Department of Agriculture
    • For up to date important health notices on topics such as Avian Flu, West Nile Virus, Eastern Equine Encephalitis, water quality, public health tracking, and much more.
  • Vermont Department of Commerce and Community Development
    • The mission of this department is to enhance Vermonters’ quality of life through expanded economic opportunity. A site for economic development and new business information.
  • Vermont Department of Health
  • Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles
    • The Department of Motor Vehicles has vehicle renewal online now! Their website also offers the ability to contact them, see office locations and hours available, vehicle laws, manuals, forms, and much much more!
  • Vermont Department of Public Safety
    • The statutory purpose of the Department of Public Safety is to promote the detection and prevention of crime, to participate in searches for lost and missing persons, and to assist in cases of statewide or local disasters or emergencies. In order to carry out this purpose the Department is organized into six divisions: the Vermont State Police, Vermont Emergency Management, Vermont Crime Information Center, Radio Technology Services, Vermont Forensics Lab, and the Division of Fire Safety.
  • Vermont Gas
    • We are northwest Vermont’s integrated energy services company. We offer customers clean, affordable and reliable natural gas service, award-winning energy efficiency programs, home and business energy equipment service and maintenance, and a renewable option for families and businesses.