Town Clerk Services

DOG LICENSES: Licenses are available by Jan.1st of each year. All dogs 6 months old and older must be licensed by April 1st each year. Fee is $9.00 for spayed/neutered dogs and $13.00 for intact dogs. Must present certificate of current rabies vaccination and proof of spay/neuter. Late fees apply after April 1st.

GREEN MOUNTAIN PASSPORTS: Persons 62 or older OR a veteran of the uniformed services are eligible to apply for a Green Mountain Passport, which provides free admission to Vermont State Parks, Historic Sites, and certain state-sponsored events.  Contact the office for further information.

LAND POSTING: If you wish to post your land you must file a form at the Clerk’s office annually for a cost of $5.00.  If you post your land for the first time in March, your posting expires the following March, and you must file a new form. 

LAND AND HISTORICAL RECORDS: Property and other official records are available for self-service viewing during normal business hours. If you require assistance, please call ahead.

MARRIAGE LICENSES: Marriage licenses can be issued up to 60 days prior to the event for a fee of $80, plus $10 for a certified copy.  Contact Dept. of Health for questions about getting married in Vermont, visit the VT Dept. of Health or call 802-863-7275 or 800-439-5008. Click here to download the Vermont Marriage License Application . Beginning July 1, 2022, you may obtain your marriage license from any town clerk in the State of Vermont regardless of residency.

NOTARY: Notary services are available.  Please call ahead.

PROPERTY TAX PAYMENTS: The Clerk will accept tax payments in person or by mail up to the 3:30pm on the November 15th deadline.  At that time, unpaid taxes are placed in the hands of the delinquent tax collector, subject to interest and penalties.  Please note that post markings are not acceptable as payable dates.

RECORDING: Documents for recording in the Brownington Land Records can be mailed or presented in person along with the $15 per page fee.

VITAL RECORDS: Certified copies of Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates are available for $10 each. Non-certified copies are $1 per page. Beginning July 1, 2018, an application must be filled out to obtain certified copies of a birth or death certificate. You may obtain a certified birth of death certificate at from any town clerk in Vermont.

VOTER REGISTRATION: Election Day Voter Registration went into effect on January 1, 2017. Eligible residents will be able to register to vote on any day up to and including Election Day during regular hours. Online voter registration available at