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*Public Records Request Form
Public Records Law –

Effective Jan. 1, 2017, Chapter 121 of the Acts of 2016 updated the state’s existing Public Records Law. Among other things, this updated law sets limits on fees, provides deadlines for the provision of records, and requires the designation of a “Records Access Officer”.


  • RAO – A municipality must appoint a Records Access Officer (RAO) designated to perform certain duties, including coordinating a response to requests, assisting individuals seeking public records and preparing guidelines that enable requestors to make informed requests
  • REQUESTS – May be made in person, in writing, by FAX or Email. The requestor must provide a reasonable description of the desired information.
  • RESPONSE – The RAO must respond to requests without reasonable delay and within ten (10) business days, provide a fee estimate where applicable or deny access to records in a manner consistent with MGL c. 66 §10 (a-B)
  • FEES – A ‘reasonable’ fee may be charged, not to exceed copying charge of 5¢ per page and/or Research at $25 per hour.
  • FORMAT – Records may be supplied in either paper or electronic format.

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Click here for the Public Records information Request Form.

Boat Ramp & Mooring Permit Applications

Click here for the NEW Mooring Slip Permit Application Form.

Click here for the Renewing Mooring Slip Permit Application Form.

Click here for the Perleys Marina Customers Mooring & Slip Permit Application Form.

Click here for the Boat Ramp Application Form.

Dog License Renewal Form

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Employment Application Form

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Open Meeting Notices Form

Please download the notice by clicking the link below, fill out the form and sign using pen and ink to post all

Open Meeting Notices.

Shellfish & Aquaculture Permit Applications

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Click here for the AQUACULTURE Permit Application

Vital Records Request Form

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PO Box 275, 139 Main Street, Rowley, MA 01969
Board of Selectmen: 978-948-2372
Town Administrator: 978-948-2705

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Updated Coastal Flood Insurance Rate Maps for Rowley

Names of Persons
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Deemed Abandoned

Notice dated 5/23/18 PDF

What's Happening
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Rowleyn Community Media

Town Meeting Warrants (PDFs)

June 18, 2018 STM Warrant
June 18, 2018 STM Minutes

April 2018 ATM & STM Warrants
April 2018 STM Minutes
April 2018 ATM Minutes

Town Meeting Minutes (PDFs)

November 2016 STM
May 2017 STM
May 2017 ATM

Annual Reports (PDFs)
2017 Annual Report


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Town of Rowley Notices

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Volunteer Opportunity for the Medical Reserve Corp

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