1. Nomination papers available for the March 3, 2020 Annual Town Election

    Nomination papers are available at the town clerk’s office. The deadline to return papers is Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. Read on...
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South Hadley voters will vote in two elections on March 3, 2020. This year the Annual Town Election will be held the same day as the Presidential Primary.

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Nomination Papers for the March 3, 2020 Annual Town Election are Available Monday, December 2

Nomination papers for Select Board, School Committee, Board of Assessor, Board of Health, Planning Board, Municipal Light Board, Trustee for Free Public Library, Housing Authority and Town Meeting Member are available at the Town Clerk’s office.

Nomination papers for all of the above offices must be filed at the Town Clerk’s office by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 14, 2020.

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2020 Dog Registration begins January 2

Who must License?
All dogs in the Town of South Hadley must be licensed annually once the dog reaches six months old.  beagle dog wearing dog license

Licensing Fees 
The annual fees for licensing your dogs are as follows:
Spayed or neutered                   $10.00            
Unaltered (male or female)        $15.00

Late Fees
Applications for a license received after March 31st will be assessed a late fee of $15, along with the license fee.

When Do I License My Dog?
Current licenses expire on March 31st, 2020. The Clerk's Office begins issuing new licenses in January because reminders are included with the annual town census.

Please note the Town has upgraded their permit and licencing program. For any residents who used the former ViewPermit system, you will need to create a new account in ViewPoint Cloud. If you already have a VPC account that you use in a different town, you can use that account to access your South Hadley permits and licenses.

Register for your new account here:

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Description & Mission of the Town Clerk

The Town Clerk is the communication spokesperson to and for the local citizenry. The Clerk's office is the first door of government accessed by individuals seeking information and resolution to issues and problems. The Clerk's office is deeply dedicated and involved in the community, offering patient and compassionate advice in a professional and personable manner.