Town Clerk

Looking For Help With the November Election 2020
The Town of North Branford is looking for help with the upcoming  election. With the change caused by the pandemic, additional mailings and distributions will be needed and both the Town Clerk and Registrar of Voters will be needing extra hands.  The services will being on Friday, September 18th and times will be flexible.  Please contact Lisa Valenti, Town Clerk at 203-484-6015 or Registrars, Marlene Esposito or Lisa Fitch at 203-484-1033
The Town Clerk is the official record keeper of the town. This department records all documents pertaining to real estate, processes vital statistics records, issues various licenses, manages elections in conjunction with the Registrar of Voters, and serves as the main information center for the public.

Town Clerk's Office
Town of North Branford
909 Foxon Road
North Branford CT 06471

Phone: 203-484-6015
Fax: 203-484-6025

Hours: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Weekdays

Town Clerk: Lisa A. Valenti - Email
Deputy Town Clerk: Suzanne P. Ashman - Email

The Code of the Town of North Branford Connecticut Licensing Info Center
CERC Program Finder CT-CLIC
Land Records Vital Statistics (Birth, Marriage, Death, etc.)
Elections Sport Licenses
Dog licenses Other Information
Election Results  

The Code of the Town of North Branford

The Code of the Town of North Branford is now available on the Internet.
Click here to view E-Code


Connecticut Licensing Info Center

You can apply for many professional and personal licenses online. For use of the Connecticut Licensing Info Center please click here.

For more information about Smart Start from the Connecticut Licensing Info Center, you can email them at Smart and or call toll free at 1-800-392-2122.


CERC Program Finder

For up to date business Information click here.




Land Records

Land Records Available Online - click here

Recording fees: $60.00 first page, $5.00 each additional page
Copy of land records: $1.00 per page
Certification: $2.00

The fee to file a Foreclosed Property Registration is $60.00.

The fee to record Nominee (MERS) documents will remain the same. A flat fee of $159.00 for Releases & Assignments (when the Nominee is the Releasor/Grantor), and $159.00 plus $5.00 for each additional page for other Nominee (MERS) recordings.

 Recordings taken up to 4:00 p.m. or recorded next morning


Vital Statistics

Click here for information on FAQs obtaining certified copies of Vital Records

Click here - Request for copy of Vital Records

Certified copies of vital records: $20.00 each
Must show photo identification for copy of birth certificate

Marriage licenses

Fee: $50.00
License is obtained from the town in which the ceremony will take place.  Bride/Groom/Spouse must appear to sign license with photo I.D. License is valid for 65 days from date of application. Marriage licenses are processed until 3:00 p.m.

Click here for FAQs about Applying for a Marriage License




Click on this link for your Absentee Ballot Application


The Town's next election will be: 

      Presidential Election - November 3, 2020

Polling places:
District 1: Jerome Harrison Elementary School
335 Foxon Road – Route 80

District 2: Stanley T. Williams Community Center
1332 Middletown Avenue – Route 17

Voting hours:

Regular Elections/Primaries - 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Referendum - 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Click here for results

POLLING PLACES:   DISTRICT 1:  Jerome Harrison Elementary School - 335 Foxon Rd - North Branford

DISTRICT 2:  Stanley T. Williams Community Center -   1332 Middletown Avenue – Route 17 - Northford

In accordance with section C8-5 of the North Branford Charter, only registered voters are eligible to vote at the Budget Referendum.                             top


Sport Licenses

The State of Connecticut has implemented a paperless sport licensing system.  You can now obtain sport licenses online at the DEP website.  This includes all licenses, permits and guides.


Dog licenses

Owners must present rabies certificate with the expiration date of the rabies vaccine. If the dog is neutered or spayed, a certificate from the veterinarian with the date of the procedure must be presented. Dog licenses are issued in June. A late fee of $1.00 per month is charged in addition to the fees below.

Neutered/Spayed dog: $8.00
Dog not neutered/spayed: $19.00
Kennel license: $51.00 (late fees are charged per dog)


Other Information

Trade names filing fee: $10.00
Notary Public filing fee: $20.00
Certification of Notary: $5.00 per certification
Notarization of document: $5.00 per notarization
Liquor Permits: $20.00