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.
Land Records are available online; click here. All indexes and maps are online and document images are visible back to June 26, 1989. Searchers and attorneys may email or call the office for pre-1989 copies.
Land record recordings are accepted by mail and by eRecording. Transfer deeds only accepted electronically if no conveyance is due (signed OP-236 must be included).
eRecording is available through the following companies (please contact them directly)
Documents to be recorded in person by appointment only if absolutely necessary (this will be at curbside).For everyone's safety, we prefer mail.
Please arrive with:
Other Services such as copies of Vital Records and Dog Licenses will be processed by mail. See below for forms/directions.
Absentee Ballots for Primary or Election: click here
For any other urgent business please call our office at 203-271-6601
Liquor Permits: per the Governor's Executive Order No. 7W
Note to Funeral Directors Death Certificates, cremation/burial permits can be sumitted by mail or call ahead for an appointment at 203-271-6601.
* For a list of subregistrars, click here.
* If possible, email a copy of the death certificate so we can prepare the burial permit. Please include the number of certificates needed.
Cheshire Land Records are available online.
The full index is visible and images of the records are available back to June 26, 1989.
If support is needed for the online system please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Freedom of Information (FOI) inquiries: please contact Arnett Talbot, Assistant Town Manager and Public Information Officer at email@example.com
Town Clerk Laura Brennan would like to remind owners of dogs, six months or older, that dogs must be licensed on or before July 31, 2020.
REGISTRATION FEE: (check payable to "Cheshire Town Clerk")
Male or Female dogs $19.00
Neutered male or spayed female dogs $8.00
CERTIFICATE of spay or neuter from a veterinarian or clinic
CERTIFICATE OF RABIES VACCINATION with expiration date (rabies MUST BE VALID on July 1st of the current year).
Licenses will be issued beginning on June 1st; you may send your paperwork now. Curently, licenses will be renewed by mail only. Please send the application form, supporting documentation and fee, along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope, to the Town Clerk's Office, 84 South Main St., Cheshire, CT 06410.
Online renewals will be available beginning June 1. A link to the renewal website will be available soon.
A certified list of Party-selected candidates for the Republican and Democratic Parties in the Town of Cheshire for participation as Delegates to the Conventions of said Parties specified below is on file in my office at 84 South Main St., Cheshire, Connecticut and copies are available for public distribution:
Senate District 13 Assembly District 90
Senate District 16 Assembly District 103
Assembly District 89 5th Congressional District
Town Clerk of Cheshire
April 1, 2020
The Town Clerk's Office issues the following:
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