Town Administration

Town Clerk

Danielle Roberts

3 North Park Place, Fair Haven, VT. 05743

Phone:  265-3610

Hours:  Monday – Thursday  – 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Closed Friday

Town Office


Town Manager — 265-3010 – Extension 5

Monday – Friday — 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 


265-3010  Extension 7

Thursday and Friday — 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Police Department – 265-7839

Water Department – 265-3210

Sewer Department – 265-3544

Public Works – 265-3192

Select Board

Chris Cole, Glen Traverse, Bob Richards, Jay Brown, Rich Greenough

Selectboard meets every other Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.

Transfer Station

The Fair Haven Transfer Station may be used for the disposal of waste generated by residents and taxpayers of Fair Haven and West Haven.

Transfer Station permits and punch cards may be purchased at the Fair Haven Town Office, and punch cards may be purchased at the Transfer Station, but payment must be made by check only. Proof of residence may be required to purchase a permit sticker. No cash is accepted at the Transfer Station. Business credit accounts may be established with the approval of the Town Manager and the Select Board. Applications are available at the Fair Haven Town Office.

Transfer Station permit stickers are valid from July 1 to June 30 and must be fixed to the lower right corner of the windshield. Permit stickers can be purchased for $10 for each vehicle used to access the transfer station. Permit stickers can only be purchased at the Fair Haven Town Office.


Tuesday and Thursday — 9:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m.
Saturday — 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.


Fair Haven Avenue

Fair Haven, Vermont

Trash Fee Schedule

0-15 gallon trash bag (18 lbs. or less) – $2.00 or 1 punch

16-30 gallon trash bag (36 lbs. or less) – $4.00 or 2 punches

55 gallon drum – $8.00 or 4 punches

Loose – pickup trucks – large quantities – $174/ton – Must be weighed over scale.

NO hazardous waste, flammable liquids, paint, stain, recyclables, industrial or infection waste,  construction and demolition debris.

NO loose needles, sharps, or syringes.  Seal in a plastic container and dispose of in trash.

Recycling Information

The following materials are RECYCLED for FREE. Please sort them into the proper containers.


Rechargeable batteries and Alkaline batteries (Primary)

(Batteries less than 9 lbs.)

Car batteries


Seven or fewer Computers, laptops, monitors, televisions, printers, and peripherals are accepted at the facility for FREE from any Vermont resident. Please speak with Transfer Station Attendant for further information.

Food Scraps

All food scraps now accepted for FREE.

Metal Dumpster Items

Metal Lids (including gaskets)
Cans (including labels)
Aluminum Foil and Pie Tins
Scrap Metal, Sheet Metal Pipes, and Wire
Metal Barrels (except those contaminated with chemicals)
Metal with plastic attached is permitted, such as strollers, VCRs, etc.
Major household appliances

Scrap Metal - Iron and Steel

IRON AND STEEL – Empty paint cans, drained oil filters, and appliances not requiring freon removal.  WILL STICK TO MAGNET.

Drain fluid from motors

Remove labels from paint cans

Drain and purge all fuel tanks

Drums must be open on one end

Expel all gas from propane cylinders

Oil filters MUST be drained for 24 hours.

Scrap Metal - Non-Ferrous

Aluminum, copper, brass, lead, electrical wire, and cords

Place in designated area.

NO unopened containers, partially filled containers, fuel tanks.

Single Stream Recycling

Glass Bottles and Jars (all colors)
Plastics (recycling symbol 1 through 7) (Including Plastic Bags with recycling symbols)
Boxboard (uncorrugated cardboard excluding soda/beer boxes)
No Lids with Gaskets
No Household Glass/Ceramics
No Styrofoam or “Peanuts” Please!
Newspapers, Magazines and Junk MailCardboard – Unwaxed Corrugated Cardboard (No Pizza Boxes, Please!)

Untreated Clean Wood & Lawn and Yard Debris

Untreated, Clean Wood (Brush, Trees, and Natural Wood ) – To Burn Pile – No fee

Lawn and Yard Debris – No household food or bags – No fee

Used Motor Oil

Used Motor Oil – No Charge – See Attendant

Other Items Fee Schedule

 This information is subject to change at any time as the requirements of Act 148 continue to impact the Town’s disposal costs and options. Please check with the Attendant for current pricing and space availability before bringing large amounts of material for disposal.

Item Fee
Mattresses, box springs, furniture with upholstery $10.00
Couches $14.00
Sofa Beds $20.00
Carpets, finished wooden furniture, and other items other than household garbage will be charged accordingly Check with attendant
Appliances (refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, water coolers, dehumidifiers, etc.) $16.00 for appliances with freon. Freon is removed by Maple Leaf Mechanical. (Without freon – FREE if they can go in the scrap metal pile).  Check with attendant.
Scale use for NON $20.00/weigh
Transfer Station Activity ONLY with DPW Superintendent
Tires & Construction & Demolition Debris Fees
Passenger or Truck Tires under 20″  (without rim) $4.00
Tires over 20 ”  (without rim) Must be weighed ($.20/lb. (rounded to nearest $2.00 on punch card)
Pressure treated wood, stumps, plywood, particle board, chip board, engineering wood, vinyl siding, concrete, masonry, tile, shingles, slate, stone, sheetrock, plaster, and insulation $130/ton (Must be weighed on scale.)