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  1. Burn Permits Now Available!

    Massachusetts Open Air Burning season is January 15th - May 1st. A permit to burn is required. Click here to apply! Additional Info...
  2. Sewer Construction Updates - 2/23/24

    Please click here for the latest sewer construction updates and road closure information. Additional Info...
  3. Rental Opportunities

    Click here to see current affordable apartment rental opportunities from the Ready Renter Program. Applications are due by April 15, 2024. Apply now to be considered for current vacancies! Additional Info...
  4. Town of Orleans - Digital Equity Plan

    The Town of Orleans is developing a digital equity plan, which will help our town to better understand challenges community members may face with the internet and technology and to identify solutions. Please take this survey to help develop the plan! Read on...
  5. Rental Registration

    All property rentals (not including hotels, motels, and inns) in the Town of Orleans are required to be registered with the Town before they can be rented. Registration is quick and does not require payment or inspection. Click here to register! Additional Info...
  6. Annual Town Election is Tues, May 21st!

    The Annual Town Election is Tues, May 21st! Please read on for information on nomination papers, open seats, registration deadlines, and Annual Town Meeting. Read on...
  7. Presidential Primary Voting - New Video!

    Please watch this brief video on the upcoming elections. Presidential Primary is Tuesday, March 5th. Polls will be open 7am to 8pm at the Senior Center. Deadline to request to vote by mail is Feb 27th. Deadline for voter registration is Sat, Feb 24th. Read on...
  8. Updated Shellfish Closures - 9/20/23

    Please refer to the information linked here for updated open/closed map and regulations. Additional Info...
  9. OSV Update: Nauset North (Residents)

    At this point in the season, it has become apparent that the OSV access via Callanan’s Pass will not be opening unless a significant weather event deposits a large amount of sand. Please read on for more. Read on...
  10. OSV Update: Chatham North Beach Partially Open - 8/3/23

    Beginning at 12 p.m. on Thursday, August 3, 2023, a portion of the Chatham section of Nauset Beach (aka North Beach) will open to OSV travel to all permit holders with limitations. Please read on for details. Read on...
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