Town of Raynham, Massachusetts
558 South Main Street, Raynham, MA 02767
ph: 508.824.2707
Raynham Town Departments



DEPARTMENT
FUNCTIONS & SERVICES
Licensing authority, appointing authority, alcoholic beverage licenses, chief executive officers
Dog licenses, fishing & hunting licenses, business certificates, birth, marriage & death records, elections, and voter registration
Keeps the Town's books. Examines bills, vouchers & payrolls. Draws upweekly warrant.
Enforces Dog Control By-Law
Valuation of real estate & personal property. Abatements, exemptions. Reinspection of residential property.
 
The Building Department enforces the Massachusetts State Building Code, town zoning by-laws. Issues permits for new construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair and demolition of buildings.
Care, maintenance and management of town cemeteries. Sale of burial plots.
Wetland Protection
Meals on Wheels, outreach to seniors, health clinics, exercise classes, social/recreational activities
Fire and ambulance services, fire safety, burning permits
Body Art, bottled water, communicable disease, day camps, food establishments, housing, indoor ice skating,Landfill, mobile homes, motels, nuisances, septic systems, stables, swimming pools, swine,tanning salons, tobacco, trash, wells
Maintenance of public ways, solid waste, snow & ice removal, roadway drainage
Affordable housing for seniors in particular.
Water District (one of two in Raynham) serving the northern part of Town
Before & After School Care, summer "playground" programs, basketball, special programs
Site plan review, subdivision regulation
Enforcement of law, crime reporting, public safety, internet safety, accident reports
Water District (one of two in Raynham) serving the part of Town
Operation and maintenance of the Raynham sewer collection system
Collection of real estate, personal property, motor vehicle excise, and water district taxes
Town Counsel
Provides legal advice to Town officials
Payroll, employee benefits, tax title properties, monetary receipts
Public trees
Assistance for needy, eligible wartime veterans
Testing of weights and measures, scanners