Clerk's Office

  1. Reminder: License Your Dog Before March 31, 2023

    All dogs over 6 months old must be registered annually. 2023 Dog Licenses are currently available in the South Hadley Town Clerk's Office. Read on...
  2. Annual Town Election Specimen Ballots

    Specimen ballots for the April 11, 2023 annual town election are available to view in the Town Clerk's office or on the Clerk webpage. Read on...
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Town Clerk's Office

The Town Clerk's Office is charged with ensuring accurate compliance with constantly changing State Laws relative to the Town Clerk and Registrars of Voters and providing service to the general public, including running the elections (Town, state, and federal), which includes registering people to vote and mailing out absentee ballots.  The Clerk’s Office is also the keeper of vital records (i.e. births, death and marriages, Town Meeting votes, cemetery deeds, and zoning decisions).  The Office also licenses dogs, issues raffle permits, Tag Sale permits and business certificates. The links below will help you learn more about our services.

Click Here to Register Your Dog Online

Vital Records: Certified copies of Birth, Death, and Marriage records are $10 each. Records can be requested in-person in the Town Clerk's office or ordered online. It is recommended that you call ahead to verify that we do have the record on file in the office. Click here to order certified copies of vital records online.

Business Certificates: Business certificates can be done online or in-person in the Town Clerk's Office. The filing fee is $40. Please be sure to bring a photo ID if you are filing in-person. Click here to file your certificate online.

Applying for a Marriage License: To apply for a marriage license, you and your partner must appear in person (with photo ID) in the Town Clerk's Office. There is a $25 filing fee. The license is valid for 60 days from the application date. There is a 3 day waiting period before you can pick up the license.

Tag Sale Permits: You may apply for a tag sale license in-person or online. The fee is $10. Click here to apply for a tag sale permit online.

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