Burial Permits

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts requires that the City of Lowell issue a burial permit to transport or bury an resident or non-resident that has passed away within the city limit. Typically, permits are generated through funeral homes.

The fee for a burial permit is $20, payable by check or money order to the City of Lowell. 

All payments for Burial Permits should be sent to:
Lowell Health Department
c/o Recreation Department
Attn: Kristin McMahon
375 Merrimack Street, Room 7
Lowell, MA 01852

For more information on burial permits, please contact the Health Department directly.


  1. Kristin McMahon

    Senior Clerk

  2. Kerry Alexander

    Head Administrative Clerk

  3. Health

    Physical Address
    341 Pine Street
    Lowell, MA 01852

    Phone: 978-674-4010
    Fax: 978-970-4011

    Hours

    Monday - Friday
    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Alternate Phone: 978-674-4308
    Alternate Fax: 978-446-7100