Welcome to Derby, Vermont

NOTICE-TEMPORARY CLOSURE

We wish to respect the public’s health in this troubled time and address the concerns of community members by invoking a temporary closure to the public.

As a precaution, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Town of Derby Municipal Offices is closed to the public effective immediately until April 6th. The Town Office staff will remain available to assist you by phone and email but we will be working remotely as much as possible.

Town Office hours will remain the same, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. To reach Town of Derby Office Staff, for the Clerk’s Office call 802-766-4906 or email: derbytownclerk@derbyvt.org  for the Lister’s Monday-Thursday 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, call 802-766-2012 or e-mail at listers@derbyvt.org, and for the Zoning & Planning Monday-Thursday 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, call 802-766-2017 or email at derbyza@derbyvt.org.

The following Town business can be done via mail: tax payments, dog licenses, document requests, land posting, Green Mountain Passes, Zoning Permits, and etc. Please call or email for specific details.

 We encourage everyone to follow CDC and Department of Health hand-washing and social distancing recommendations.

Thank you for understanding that these are unusual times, requiring precautions for public safety, health, and our employees.

Faye Morin-Town Clerk & Treasurer

Derby Select board


The Town of Derby was chartered on October 29, 1779. The Town consists of 37,696 acres of land, and incorporates the villages of Derby Center, Derby Line and Beebe, Vermont. There are several bodies of water located in the Town consisting of Lake Memphremagog, Derby Lake also known as Derby Pond, Salem Lake consisting of Big and Little Salem, Clyde Pond and Brownington Pond. The Clyde River is Derby’s only river extending from Island Pond to Newport running twenty-five miles long.
Derby is located on the Canadian Border with an opera house which has the US & Canadian boundary line running through it. Canusa Avenue is also located in the Town of Derby in which the yellow line in the middle of the road divides Canada and the USA thus how the street acquired its name CANada USA forming CANUSA Avenue.

2020 ANNUAL TOWN & SCHOOL WARNING

2019 Town Report

ABSENTEE BALLOTS ARE IN AND CAN BE PICKED UP OR MAILED

2020 ANNUAL TOWN & SCHOOL MEETING MINUTES 
2019 ANNUAL TOWN & SCHOOL MEETING MINUTES
2018 ANNUAL TOWN & SCHOOL MEETING MINUTES

Reports can also be picked up now at the Derby Town Clerk’s Office, Haskell Library, Dailey Memorial Library, Derby Line Post Office, Derby Post Office, Village of Derby Line and Derby Center offices