Town Clerk

Contact Information and Office Hours

Phone: (860) 354-5281
Fax: (860) 350-5041

Office Hours:
Tuesday - Friday
9:00am - 12:00pm & 1:00 - 4:00pm
Saturday
9:00am - 12:00 pm

Mailing Address:
Sherman Town Clerk
Mallory Town Hall
9 Rt 39 North
P.O. Box 39
Sherman, Connecticut 06784



Town Clerk and Staff

Carol L. Havens, Town Clerk
Michele Battaglia, Assistant Town Clerk



Description of Services and Fees

Recording Fees:
$53.00 for the first page, $5.00 for each additional page

Filing Fees for Maps:
$10.00 per map, $20.00 for a subdivision
Maps must be on mylar, bear the seal and certification of a design professional, and must be either 12" x 18", 18" x 24" or 24" x 36"

Conveyance Tax:
$2.50 per thousand dollars of sales price for Town Conveyance Tax, $7.50 per thousand dollars of sales price for State Conveyance Tax

Land Records:
Copies are $0.50 per page and computer generated map copies are $2.00 each.

Dog Licenses:
Dog licenses are required for all dogs 6 months of age and older. They must be renewed each year during the month of June. Renewal notices are mailed each year to all licensed dog owners.  A current rabies certificate must be provided for each new license and each renewal that has indicated an expired certificate. For all new licenses, proof of either spaying or neutering is required.

Fees:
Male/Female.......... $19.00
Male Neutered....... $8.00
Female Spayed....... $8.00

A late fee of $1.00 per month is charged. Renewals by mail must enclose a stamped self-addressed envelope.

Replacement fee for lost tags: $1.00.

Kennel Fees:

$51.00 for ten dogs, $102.00 for twenty dogs.

Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Licenses:
Hunting, trapping and fishing licenses are abailable during regular office hours.  To purchase licenses online go to : http://www.ct.wildlifelicense.com

Vital Statistics

All birth certifcates, marriage certifcates and death certifcates are filed and maintained in this office according to State regulations. There are two ways to obtain a copy of a birth, marriage or death certiciate:

1.  In person at this office.  A valid government-issued photo ID (ie: driver's license or passport) is required.  The cost is $20.00 (cash or check made payable to the Town of Sherman).

2.  By mail.  The cost is $20.00 (cash or check made payable to the Town of Sherman).  Include a photocopy of a valid government-issued photo ID (ie: driver's license or passport) and the application.

Request for Certified Copy of a Birth Certificate
Request for a Certified Copy of a Marriage Certificate
Request for a Certified Copy of a Death Certificate



Marriage Licenses

Marriage licenses are issued during regular office hours. Licenses must be issued by the Town where the marriage is to take place.  The cost is $30.00 (cash or check made payable to the Town of Sherman). 

Marriage License Worksheet

Absentee Ballots


Absentee Ballots are issued by the Town Clerk's Office during regular office hours. They are available to registered voters only and are available approximately 30 days before a regular election. Application forms are available in the Town Clerk's Office. There are various types of ballots available for certain situations. Call for details.

Referendum Absentee Ballots are also issued by the Town Clerk's Office during regular office hours. They are available to registered voters and property owners who are U.S. citizens, 18 years of age or older, who own property assessed at $1,000 or more on the last completed grand list. They are available the day after the Town Meeting setting the referendum through the day before the referendum. Call for details.