Town Clerk


Warning of Election

The electors of the Town of North Branford are hereby warned to meet at their respective polling places in said Town on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, for the following purpose:

I. To cast their votes for Town Council and Board of Education.

Notice is hereby given that the location of the polling places is as follows:

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

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

Voting tabulators will be used.  The polls will be opened at six o’clock in the morning (6:00 a.m.) and will remain open until eight o’clock in the evening (8:00 p.m.).

Dated at North Branford, Connecticut, this 12th day of October, 2021.

Lisa A. Valenti, MMC

North Branford Town Clerk

Publication dates: 

The Sound – October 28, 2021

Totoket Times – October 22, 2021


November 2, 2021 Municipal Election:

Polls will be open as normal from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Voters may select COVID-19 as an option to obtain an absentee ballot for this election.  Absentee ballot applications can be printed from the website using the link below, in person at the Town Clerk’s Office, or mailed upon request from the Town Clerk’s Office.   All absentee ballot applications and ballots can be returned to the Town Clerk via mail, the Ballot Box located in the circle in front of Town Hall or in person during regular business hours.   Absentee ballots will be issued beginning October 1, 2021.  The office can mail an absentee ballot to a voter until October 27, 2021to ensure a timely return.  It is strongly recommended that voters obtain an absentee ballot in person at the Town Clerk’s Office during regular business hours October 28, 2021 through November 1, 2021

Click on this link for your Absentee Ballot Application
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
Deputy Town Clerk: Suzanne P. Ashman

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 are taken until 3:30 p.m. or recorded the 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

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



Click on this link for your Absentee Ballot Application


The Town's next election will be: 

      Municipal Election - November 2, 2021

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.

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