Residents

  1. Animal Shelter

    Find department hours, contact information, license information, and much more.

  2. Assessors Office

    The Assessors are charged with assessing all property at full and fair cash value via sales, inspections through building permits and abatements.

  3. Canton Area Helpline

    The Canton Area Helpline is a free telephone service that gives access to social service agencies as well as medical, dental, and mental health care providers, and to support groups. Your call will be answered by a concerned staff member who will discuss your personal problems with you.

  4. Cemetery

    View the cemetery rules and learn how much it cost to purchase a grave site.

  5. Community Television

    Local Community Access website for program times and playback

  6. Engineering

    This division of the Public Works Department is responsible for providing design and management of public works projects and provides technical support to all town departments.

  7. Finance Department

    The Department of Finance is responsible for the management of the fiscal affairs of the Town and for the supervision and coordination of all activities of all government agencies in relation to any financial matters except for those matters which are authorized to be under the administration of the School Committee.

  8. Fire Department

    The mission of the Canton Fire Department is to protect the lives and property of the citizens and visitors to Canton by providing the highest possible level of service through fire prevention, public education, fire suppression, emergency medical services and mitigation of the effects of natural and man made disasters.

  9. Human Resource Department

    The Human Resources Department assists the Town and School Department by attracting, retaining and motivating high quality, customer oriented employees.

  10. Police

    It is the primary mission of the Canton Police Department, to deliver professional police services to the residents and business owners of Canton, as well as those who visit our community regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic origin, or sexual orientation.

  11. Parks & Recreation

    Canton Parks & Recreation is dedicated to enriching the lives of all citizens through diverse and innovative recreational programs and services. Our parks provide support for formal and informal recreation that contributes to enhancing the quality of life.

  12. Recycling

    Keep the planet clean by participating in the Canton Recycling Program.

  13. Town Clerks Office

  14. Treasurer / Collector

  15. Selectmen's Office

  16. Veterans Services

    The Veterans Services Department provides information, assistance and referral services to veterans and their dependents, assessing clients' eligibility for benefits, processing applications and preparing reports as required by the town and state.

  17. Water & Sewer

    The Water Division is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the town’s water supply, providing for the health and well-being of the public.