It is the mission of the Town Clerk to keep and preserve all official records for the Town of Weathersfield, to provide accurate information and quality services to all residents and community members, to work cooperatively and efficiently with various Town departments, to manage and run all federal, state and local elections, and to perform all other duties as required by state statute.
Department ObjectivesThe Town Clerk records, preserves, and certifies the public records of the town. Issues dog, civil marriages, and hunting and fishing licenses; as well as motor vehicle renewals. Runs all federal, state and local elections, notarizes documents, serves as clerk of the board of civil authority, and hears tax abatement requests and property assessment appeals. (24 V.S.A. §§ 1151–1179).
Town Clerk Office HoursTown Clerk’s Office: Provides various services to the public including free notary service, registering voters, registering dogs, issuing marriage licenses, liquor licenses, certifying copies of vital records, recording and storing land records. Other services provided include: issuing land postings, DMV registration renewals and Green Mountain Passports.
By law, all dogs and wolf hybrids six months of age (if first rabies vaccine 3 months) or older must be licensed by April 1st each year in the town where the dog resides. Licenses are only available through the Town Clerk's Office and may be purchased in person or by mail if there is a current rabies certificate on file. Licenses are available after mid January each year. Weathersfield does not currently license cats.
In order to license your dog you must present the following items:
- A copy of a valid rabies certificate (unless one is already on file).
- Proof of Spay/Neuter certificate (if applicable)
- Cash or a check made payable to "Town of Weathersfield"
Before April 1st:
Neutered/ Spayed: $5.00 + $5.00 state = $10.00 Male/ Female: $9.00 + $5.00 state = $14.00
Neutered/ Spayed: $ 7.00 + $5.00 state = $12.00 Male/ Female: $13.00 + $5.00 state = $18.00
Our office is able to issue temporary vehicle registration renewals. The receipt and sticker that are given out at the Clerk's office are only temporary and within a few weeks after paying, the state will send the appropriate stickers to you. You can also renew your registration online at: https://secure.vermont.gov/dmv/express
In order to renew your registration you need the following:
- A preprinted renewal form from the DMV.
- The renewal form must be for current month or the previous two month period.
- A check or money order made payable to DMV. (NO cash or credit cards accepted)
- A separate $3.00 processing fee paid directly to the Town for each renewal. (Cash or check accepted)
Green Mountain Passports
The Green Mountain Passport Program was started in 1973 by an Act of the Vermont General Assembly. Use your passport for free admission to Vermont State Parks (overnight camping and other fees are excluded), Vermont State Historical Sites and events which are fully State sponsored.
To be eligible for a passport you must be a resident of Vermont AND:
- 62 years old or older or
- A veteran of the uniformed services
Register to vote:
There were new changes to Vermont Election Laws that went into effect on January 1, 2017. As of that date:
· Eligible residents are able to register to vote on any day up to and including Election Day;
· Registration is available at the Town Clerk’s Office on any day prior to the election during normal business hours;
To register to vote you can come to the Town Clerk’s Office at 5259 Route 5.
You may also register to vote online at: https://mvp.sec.state.vt.us/.
If you have any questions, please call the Weathersfield Town Clerk’s Office at 674-9500.