1. Feb. 12 is the last day to register to vote in the March 3 town election and Presidential Primary

    Feb. 12 is the last day to register to vote in the March 3 town election and the Presidential Primary. The Town Clerk’s office will be open Wednesday, Feb. 12 from 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. for residents' convenience. Read on...
  2. 2020 dog licences are now available online and in the Town Clerk's office

    With the Town's recent upgrade to Viewpoint Cloud, residents are encouraged to renew their dog licenses online. Please read on for more information. Read on...
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Link to license your dog on Viewpoint Cloud

2020 Dog Registration

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                   $15.00            
Unaltered (male or female)        $20.00

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:

View more information on licensing your dog

2020 Annual Town Census

South Hadley residents receive the Annual Town Census form in the mail in January each year. General Laws of Massachusetts mandate an annual street listing of residents as of January 1 each year. When you get the form in the mail update the information provided by adding, deleting, or making changes below the printed information. Please sign and respond within ten days, even if no changes are necessary.

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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.