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 in conjunction with area 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, veteran burial permits, fetal death permits, reinterment or disinterment please contact Kristin McMahon directly at 978-674-1754.


  1. Kristin McMahon

    Senior Clerk

  2. Kerry Alexander

    Head Administrative Clerk

  3. Health

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