Emergency Services

Windsor Police Department [or Fire Department below]

Emergencies: 911

Office: 413-684-0037 (leave a message)

Police Dispatch: 413-684-0300 (Not for Emergencies)

Email: kbuoymaster@windsormass.com

Located in lower level of Windsor Town Offices


Police Hours: Monday 6-8pm

Or to schedule an appointment, call the office and leave a message.


Firearms

A firearms license is required to possess or carry firearms in Massachusetts. Due to COVID-19 and social distancing considerations, we will only be taking renewals through the mail. Please fill out the application completely. Incomplete or false information may lead to the application being rejected and the loss of the application fee. Enclose a check for $100.00 made out to the Town of Windsor for the permit fee. We will call you to review your application after submission. You do not need a new photo for the permit - it will be taken from the RMV photo on your driver's license. Please mail the application and check to The Windsor Police Department at 1890 Route 9, Suite 3, Windsor, MA 01270.

The application can be found here.


Motor Vehicle Accidents

Massachusetts state law requires requires a person who was operating a motor vehicle involved in a crash in which (i) any person was killed or (ii) injured or (iii) in which there was damage in excess of $1,000 to any one vehicle or other property, to complete and file a Crash Operator Report with the Registrar within five (5) days after such crash (unless the person is physically incapable of doing so due to incapacity). The required form can be found here.


Medication Collection

The Windsor Police Department has a secure recycle container for unwanted and expired medications. You can bring them during Police Dept. office hours every Monday 6-8pm. A description of what and how to bring your medication is available here [pdf].

Note: NO Medical Sharps or Needles allowed. E.g., NO hypodermic needles, syringes, auto injectors (Epi-Pens), infusion sets, connection needles/sets, or lancets.

BUT, sharps are collected at the transfer station in the "mercury shed".


 

Windsor Fire Department (Dept. Facebook Group)

Emergencies: 911

Fire Station: 413-684-3236 (not for fire reports)

Fire Dispatch: 413-684-0300 (not for fire reports)

2025 Route 9, Windsor, MA 01270


Brush Burning Permits

Massachusetts allows residents to burn brush between January 15 and May 1, depending on weather conditions. You must obtain permission first at this site between 8:30 AM and 1:00 PM to obtain a permit on the day you want to burn brush. Permit availability on a given day will depend on weather conditions.


Scheduling Fire Inspections

You need a certificate of compliance from the local fire department that shows your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms meet the requirements for a sale or transfer. Read here to learn how to prepare your home for a smoke and CO alarm inspection. And here is a complete guide to Massachusetts smoke and carbon monoxide requirements for selling a property. There are also inspections available for boiler, propane tank and oil tank removal compliance.

  • To schedule an inspection, please provide 2 weeks notice.

  • Please email fireinspections@windsormass.com (or alternatively, leave voicemail at 413-684-3236.)

  • The inspection fee is $25.

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