Clerk's Office

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

Annual Town Census Information: The Annual Town Census will be mailed in January. Please return your form to the Town Clerk's office in a timely manner to ensure your address and voter status are kept up to date.

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. Click here to order certified copies online. 

View Town Bylaws

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Interested in participating in local government? Nomination papers for Selectboard, School Committee, and more are available now! 

The Annual Town Election is Tuesday, April 11, 2023. Any resident currently registered to vote in South Hadley is eligible to run for an elected position in town.  

The first step to getting your name on the ballot is filing nomination papers. These can be picked up in the Town Clerk's Office from now until February 16, 2023. 

  • Town wide offices require 50 certified signatures
  • Town meeting members require 10 certified signatures from their precinct

For more information, please see the below guides:

2023 Candidate Information

Checklist for Running for Office

  1. Nomination Papers for Town Offices Now Available!

    Nomination papers are available now through February 16, 2023 in the Town Clerk's Office. Read on...
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