The Commonwealth of Massachusetts requires that the City of Lowell issue a burial permit to transport or bury any resident or non-resident that has passed away within the city limits. 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, and reinterment or disinterment permits please contact Kristin McMahon directly at 978-674-1754.