Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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  1. 1. How do I register my car?
  2. 2. When are property taxes due?
  3. 3. Where do I apply for a dog license?
  4. 4. How do I get a building permit?
  5. 5. Where do I register to vote?
  6. 6. What if I am late paying my property tax bill?
  7. 7. When is the sanitation bill due?
  8. 8. How do I purchase a cemetery lot?
  9. 9. How do I apply for a liquor/tobacco license?

DMV Renewals


In order for our office to process your vehicle registration renewal, we must have the following:
  1. The preprinted form (only) that comes from DMV.
  2. The expiration date must be the current month or one of the two preceding months.
  3. The only changes to this preprinted renewal form can be the address and/or the vehicle color.
  4. A check or money order made payable to DMV in the amount of the registration only.
  5. Cash or check in the amount of $3.00 for handling fee per each registration renewal. Check to be made payable to the Town of Lyndon.
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    Property Taxes

    Tax bills usually are sent out in September and are due the first Friday in November.

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    Dog Licenses

    The Cashier at the Town Clerk's Office will process your dog's license. The fees for dog licenses are as noted below:

    January 1 to March 31
    $8.00 for altered dog
    $12.00 for unaltered dog
    April 1 to December 31
    $10.00 for altered dog
    $16.00 for unaltered dog
    New dog or puppy acquired after March 31
    $8.00 for altered
    $12.00 for unaltered

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    Building Permits

    You can contact our Zoning Administrator, Justin Smith, concerning any structures you wish to build, including new construction, re-construction, or alteration to existing structures. Click here on Zoning Bylaws to access the Lyndon Zoning Bylaws file. Mr. Smith is also your contact for any change of use permits, new businesses, signage and sub-divisions. If you have questions concerning zoning, the Development Review Board, or the Planning Commission please contact the Zoning Administrator at (802) 626-1269.

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    Voter Registration

    You can register to vote at the Town Clerk's Office Monday - Friday, 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM.

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    Late Tax Bill Payment

    Taxes remaining unpaid after the due date of the first Friday in November will be collected with an 8% penalty plus collection cost and interest at the rate of 1% for the first 3 months and a rate of 1.5% thereafter.

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    Sanitation

    Sanitation bills are issued annually at the end of June and due sometime at the end of July. Check with the Town Clerk's Office regarding the actual date. In 2008 sanitation bills were $175 for weekly trash pickup curbside. Bulky Week is held 2 times every year in May and October.

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    Cemetery Lots

    To make an appointment with the cemetery sexton concerning the purchase of a cemetery lot, call the Town Clerk's Office at 626-5785.

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    Liquor/Tobacco Licenses

    Applications for liquor and tobacco licenses can be picked up at the Town Clerk's Office. Completed applications should be brought back to the Town Clerk's Office with a check for the license fee. The Selectboard must approve the applications. Once approved they are signed by the Town Clerk and sent in to Montpelier. Montpelier will return the application and actual license to the Town Clerk's Office and you will be contacted when they come in.

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