Justice of the Peace
141 Main Street
P.O. Box 447
Haydenville, MA 01039
Mondays: 8:30am-3:30 pm & 5:30pm-7:00 pm
Thursdays: 9:00am-2:00 pm & 6:00pm-8:00
PLEASE NOTE: EVEN THOUGH CLERK'S OFFICE IS CLOSED ON WEDNESDAYS, THE TAX COLLECTOR IS OPEN ON WEDNESDAYS
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The Town Clerks office is considered the doorway to local government. The office serves as the central information point for residents and visitors alike. The Town Clerk is the chief election official, recording official, registrar of public records, public records official, and licensing officer. The Clerk's office issues various sporting licenses, dog licenses, fuel storage licenses, raffle/bazaar permits, tag sale permits, business certificates, dump stickers, and marriage licenses. Records kept in the Town Clerk's office include Birth Certificates, Death Certificates, Marriage licenses, Zoning decisions, Annual Town Reports, and Annual and Special Town Meeting Minutes. The Town Clerk oversees all polling places and the elections. The offices records all actions of Town Meeting and records minutes of all elections.
The Town Clerk maintains a posting of all public meetings, administers oath of office and appointments and resignations of all Town Officials. The Town Clerk's office maintains records of amendments to the Town Bylaws and Zoning Bylaws. This office conducts the annual census and maintains the voter's list and street list.
The Town Clerk is also a Notary Public & a Justice of the Peace. The office responds to all inquiries from the public as well as other departments, boards & committees. It is the Town Clerks mission to be a reliable provider of information and quality services to the community and it's residents, and to work cooperatively with all departments, boards and committees while complying with all state and local statutes.
Effective March 1, 2010- Notary Services will be $1.50 per signature.