Annual Town Election Information

Nomination Papers for the 2021 Annual Town Election will be available from January 4th through February 23rd at 5PM. 

As the town offices are closed to the public, interested candidates should fill out the Candidate's Request for Nomination Papers PDF to obtain papers beginning on Monday, January 4th.

(Date & Time)
First Day to Obtain Nomination PapersJanuary 4th
Deadline to Obtain Nomination PapersFriday, February 19th at 5:00 PM
Deadline to Submit Nomination Papers to the Board of Registrars for certificationTuesday, February 23rd at 5:00 PM
Last Day to Object or WithdrawThursday, March 11th
Last Day to Register to Vote in the Annual Town Election
Wednesday, March 24th

Click Here to register your dog for a 2021 license

Who Must License?

All Dogs over 6 months old must be registered annually in South Hadley.

Licensing Period

The registration period runs from January 1 to March 31 each year. A late fee of $5.00 will be assessed if the dog license is not renewed by April 1.

Licensing Fees

Spayed of neutered $15.00 

Unaltered (male or female) $20.00

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.