Welcome to the Town of Pawlet, Vermont!

We are located in the beautiful Taconic Mountains 25 miles southwest of Rutland on Vermont’s western boundary. The closest urban concentration is the Village of Granville, just across the New York State line to the west. Adjacent towns to Pawlet are Wells on the north, Danby on the east, Rupert to the south and Granville and Hebron, New York, to the west. Our town is rural in nature, with two major population centers in Pawlet Village, located at the junction of Routes 30 and 133, and West Pawlet, located at the junction of Route 153 with Railroad Street and Egg Street, close to the Town border with Granville, New York. The Town offices are located in Pawlet Village. West Pawlet developed around the former railroad depot and the slate industry, which operated numerous quarries in the vicinity.

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The Planning Commission of Pawlet, Vermont urges all property owners in the Town to attend the Monday May 20, 2019, Planning Commission meeting to be held at the Town Hall in Pawlet Village at 7:30 pm. Our agenda will include:
– A PowerPoint presentation by Monica Przyperhart of Vermont Fish and Wildlife Agency on the Community Values Mapping Project process. The PPC has asked Monica to assist us in our efforts to plan for future land use in the Town, with particular attention on the preservation of forest blocks and wildlife corridor connectors.
– A presentation by MHG Solar, LLP on the new 500 MW solar farm proposed to be built in the industrial zone of West Pawlet. The project is being submitted to the Public Utilities Commission of Vermont for approval to develop.
– An abbreviated regular monthly agenda.
Your knowledge of these projects and their impact on the future of the Town of Pawlet is important. and your input in our discussions is essential.

Notice, May 9, 2019: There is an opening, with a term expiring March, 2020, on the Pawlet Planning Commission, which meets on the fourth Monday of every month at 7:30 PM.  All interested parties are asked to submit a letter of interest to pawletselectboard@gmail.com or by dropping it off at the Town Hall.


When are taxes due?
Tax payments are due in two equal installments; the first in September and the second in February.

How can I get a copy of my tax bill?
Please stop by to get a copy of your bill from Town Treasurer Judy Coolidge during regular office hours at the Town Hall.
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Contact & Hours

Town Clerk: Deb Hawkins
Phone: 802-325-3309, ext 1
Fax: 802-325-6109
e-mail: pawletclerk@vermontel.net

Hours: Mon: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM, Tues: 11 AM – 6 PM, Weds: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM, Thurs: 9 AM – 12 PM, Fri: Closed

Physical Address: 122 School St., Pawlet, VT 05761
Postal Address: PO Box 128, Pawlet, VT 05761
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Recent News

Pawlet eNews May 3, 2019

May 2, 2019
The Pawlet Community is invited to a reception at the Pawlet Town Hall on Sunday, May 5, 2019, 11 AM to 2 PM to celebrate the following people who have recently retired: Judy Coolidge-former Treasurer; Eric Mach-former Zoning Administrator; Charles Mason-former Lister; Elaine Decker-former Lister. Please join is in celebrating the service…  read more

Pawlet eNews April 4, 2019

April 4, 2019
West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department Pancake Breakfast, Sunday, April 7, 7:30 - 11 AM:  All are welcome; the fire department is a handicap-accessible site on Main Street in West Pawlet. Enjoy regular, chocolate chip, blueberry and cranberry pancakes, waffles - served with local maple syrup - and West Pawlet's world-famous…  read more

Pawlet eNews March 8, 2019

March 7, 2019
Official Election Results, Town of Pawlet Annual Meeting, March 5, 2019: Official election results are available here: Certificate Of Votes Mettowee Makers Farmers Market, Saturday, March 9, 10 AM - 3 PM, Pawlet Town Hall and the Barn Shop: Mettowee Makers and friends will be sharing what their local farmers…  read more

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