The Town Clerk’s Office is responsible for recording, maintaining and preserving land records, maps, vital statistics and other municipal records, including meeting minutes of all official boards, commissions and committees, for access by the public.


                                       Cheshire Land Records are available online.

             If support is needed for the online system please email websupport@iqsworks.com



Dogs, six months or older, must be licensed on or before June 28, 2019. Owners wishing to avoid waiting in line at the office are encouraged to renew by mail. PLEASE bring the rabies vaccination update from your vet. You will need the registration fee (male or female dogs $19.00 and neutered or spayed dogs $8.00), certificate of spay or neuter and rabies vaccination form with expiration date.

Please send the application form, supporting documentation and fee to the Town Clerk's Office, 84 South Main St, Cheshire, CT 06410.



(PUBLIC ACT NO. 18-136)

Liquor Permit Filing: (old fee $2.00) new fee $20.00

Misc. Document Filing (Trade Names): (old fee $5.00) new fee $10.00

Map Filing: (old fee $10.00) new fee $20.00

Subdivision Map Filing: (old fee $20.00) new fee $30.00

Notary Public Filing: (old fee $10.00) new fee $20.00

Notary Public Character Certification: (old fee $2.00) new fee $5.00

Marriage License: (old fee $30.00) new fee $50.00

Burial Permit: (old fee $3.00) new fee $5.00

Cremation Permit: (old fee $3.00) new fee $5.00



The Town Clerk's Office issues the following:


-Absentee ballots and applications

-Burial and cremation permits

-Certified copies of Land Records and Maps

-Certified copies of vital records 

                     (Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates)

-Copies of recorded military discharge papers; or to submit an online request to the National Archives for a certified copy of a DD214 click here

-Dog licenses

-Hunting and Fishing licenses

-Liquor Permit ($20.00 fee to file with Town Clerk)

-Marriage licenses ($50.00 fee)

-Registration of Property Being Foreclosed $60.00

 (fee payable to "Cheshire Town Clerk")

-Trade Name certificates and Trade Name Certificate Form

-Zoning Regulations Books and Maps


The Town Clerk's office also offers Notary Public services. We are not able to notarize Wills. Please wait to sign documents in front of the Notary Public after providing a photo identification. There is a fee of $5.00 per seal.


Click here for information about Authentication of Documents and the Apostille (services offered by the state of Connecticut).  


Public Act 17-2 Sec. 157. (NEW) (Effective from passage) Any local board of education shall file forthwith a signed copy of any contract for administrative personnel with the town clerk, which town clerk shall post a copy of any such contract on the town's Internet web site. Any regional board of education shall file a copy of any such contract with the town clerk in each member town, which town clerk shall post a copy of any such contract on the town's Internet web site.        Effective October 2017

Click here for a list of Cheshire Justices of the Peace.

Click here for a link to Cheshire's Code of Ordinances.

For questions or more information on these or additional records or services provided by the Town Clerk's office, please contact us at lbrennan@cheshirect.org or 203 271-6601.



Last updated on Tuesday, August 13, 2019