Town Clerk

Town Clerk's Office closed the following Tuesday evenings

May 28th, June 4th & June 11th

 

We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to serving you soon. 


2024 DOG LICENSES

AVAILABLE

 

Kaia - 2024

 

 2024 Dog licensing period January 1st through March 31st.,

if not licensed by April 1st a $15.00 late fee, per dog, is assessed along with a $50.00 citation.

PLEASE INCLUDE UPDATED RABIES CERTIFICATE.

 

2024

License Fees

Spayed/Neutered - $10.00 Unaltered - $15.00

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Please Note NEW Kennel Sizes & Fees
 
 5 - 10 Dogs$  75.00
11 - 19 Dogs$125.00
 19+ Dogs   $200.00**
*Effective  December 1, 2023, 3-4 Dog Kennels are no longer available.  In addition, and as dictated by Mass General Law c. 140 § 137A, all kennels must be inspection by the Animal Control Officer/Inspector, annually.

**Requires Zoning Board of Appeals Approval

PAYMENTS ACCEPTED
 
  • IN THE TOWN CLERK'S OFFICE (PARTING WAYS BUILDING, 1ST FLOOR), MONDAY, WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY, 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M., TUESDAY 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M. & FRIDAY 8:00 A.M - 11:30 A.M.; 
  • THROUGH THE PAYMENT MAIL SLOT LOCATED ON THE PARTING WAYS BUILDING FRONT DOOR;
  • OR BY MAILING PAYMENT, ALONG WITH UPDATED PROOF OF RABIES VACCINATION TO: 

ACUSHNET TOWN CLERK, 130 MAIN ST., ACUSHNET, MA 02743

(508) 998-0215
 

Town Clerk

The Town Clerk is an elected position with a term of three years.

Many of the duties of the Town Clerk are governed by Federal, State, and Local By-Laws. The following is a list of some of the duties carried out by the Town Clerk: Chief Registrar of Voters, Chief Election Official, Recording Officer, Registrar of Vital Records, Chief Public Records Access Officer, Supervisor of Voter Registration, and Licensing Officer.

The Town Clerk:

Prepares local election ballots, oversees the polling place and all elections and election-related activities.

Records and certifies all actions of the Town Meeting, submits any By-Law or Zoning By-Law amendments to the Attorney General's Office.

Posts all hearing, meeting notices and agendas.

Records and administers Oath of Office, and records all Appointments and Resignations of all Town officials.

Issues Fuel Storage Licenses, Raffle/Bazaar Permits, Dog Licenses, Certified requests for Public Records, Business Certificates " D/B/A," Marriage Licenses.

Conducts the Annual Municipal Census, commonly known as the "Street List" every January.

Assists the public with genealogical research.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Nancy Clerc Senior Clerk 508-998-0215 x4217
Erik Golda Senior Clerk 508-998-0200 x 4216

Town Clerk

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Town Clerk

508-998-0215

2023