Public Health

Mission Statement

The mission of the Burlington Board of Health is to protect, promote, and prepare for all public health issues or potential crises that occur within the community. The Board of Health:

  • Enforces state-mandated and local public health regulations
  • Conducts inspections as mandated
  • Issues town permits
  • Investigates community-based complaints or concerns
  • Supports the goals of public health by providing education and community programs

To learn about the history of the Board of Health, visit the Board of Health History and Honor Roll page.