COVID-19 Procedures

Due to COVID-19 and the Presidential Election, the Town Clerk’s Office remains open by appointment only.  Effective September 28, 2020 to October 30, 2020 the office will close at noon to work on the Presidential Election.  The office will be closed on November 2, 2020 and November 3, 2020 for the Presidential Election.  

Thank you for your patience and flexibility during this pandemic.  Stay safe!


The Presidential Election will be held on November 3, 2020.  Polling places will be open.  Absentee ballot applications were mailed to every eligible voter by the Secretary of the State’s Office with a postage paid envelope.  If you did not receive an application in the mail, use the link below to download one. All absentee ballot applications and absentee ballots can be returned to the Town Clerk via mail or by using the ballot box located in front of Town Hall, in the circle with the flag poles. Absentee ballots will be mailed beginning October 2, 2020 per state law.

Absentee Ballot Application


Land Records

Recordings must be mailed, filed electronically, or put in Drop Box located up front steps of Town Hall to your left.  The online database contains images from August 1, 1981 to present.  For copies of land records or maps not online, please contact the office with volume & page numbers or map information.  We are happy to mail or email copies to you and you can mail a check to the office.  To search records not online, please call the office for an appointment.  To access online land records, click link: Land Records


Funeral Directors

Assisting funeral directors by appointment only, please call the office. Subregistrars 


Marriage Licenses

Marriage licenses are processed by appointment only.  Bridal couples are asked to email the office with wedding date and officiator information after completing the online marriage license application to make an appointment.  We accept cash or check only. Click link: Marriage License Application


Certified Copies of Vital Records

We are processing all requests for certified copies of vital records by mail at this time.  Please complete the Vital Request form, mail form with check and self-addressed stamped envelope to the office.  Please call the office for curbside service in the case of an emergency. Click Link



Justices of the Peace

Any unaffiliated elector or minor party elector may apply to the Town Clerk for appointment as Justice of the Peace.  The application must be submitted on or after August 1, 2020 and on or before November 1, 2020.  No elector enrolled in a major party on or after May 1, 2020 and ending on the date of appointment in November can apply. North Branford has 8 slots available for this four year term:  January 4, 2021 to January 6, 2025.  Please fill out the below application and return to the Town Clerk’s Office.

 Justice of the Peace applications


Town Clerk’s Office:
909 Foxon Road
North Branford, CT 06471
Telephone: 203-484-6015
Town Clerk Lisa Valenti:
Deputy Town Suzanne Ashman: