Town Clerk



Results of June 7, 2022 Budget Referendum

Our Offices Responsibility to Our Residents:

The Town Clerk’s Office is the main information station for the entire Town of Griswold. It is the job of the Clerk’s to create and maintain documents.  Our staff is a wealth of information and we stand ready to answer any questions you may have.

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Griswold Town Clerk no longer issues Connecticut Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Licenses. To buy your license, permits and tags, just click image above.

CT TOWNCLERK PORTAL(VIEW ALLTOWN CLERK RECORDS)



UNLAWFUL RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS

DOG LICENSING

All dogs residing in the Town of Griswold must be licensed. Spay/Neuter certificate and up to date rabies certificate is required at time of licensing. See fee schedule.  Failure to license dogs can result in tickets ranging from $75.00 - $211.00.

MARRIAGE LICENSING

Marriage Licenses must be obtained in the town in which the ceremony will be held.

If you are planning to marry in Griswold, please make an appointment with the Town Clerk’s office. Both parties must be present at the same time to sign the license and you must bring photo identification. You no longer need to have a blood test to obtain a marriage license in CT.

The cost for a marriage license is $50.00 (check/cash/credit card). The license is valid for 65 days. Certified copies are $20.00 each.


DID YOU KNOW?

Certified copies of vital records can be obtained either by mail or in person. A request form (see forms) needs to be filled out and identification needs to be shown. See fee schedule.

Recordings must be done 30 minutes prior to the close of business. See fee schedule for recording fee information. Additional information regarding tax rates - Connecticut law requires a person who sells real property for $2,000 or more to pay a real estate conveyance tax when he conveys the property to the buyer. The tax has two parts: a state tax and a municipal tax. The state tax rate is 0.75% of the sale price, depending on the type of property and how much it sells for, and the town tax rate is 0.25% of the sale price. The seller pays the tax when he conveys the property.

UPDATES

  • MARRIAGE LICENSE – CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT
  • RECORDINGS ARE ACCEPTED BY MAIL, DROP BOX, IN PERSON AND ERECORDING BEFORE 3:30PM.
  • SEE LIST OF ERECORDING SUBMITTERS.
  • RECORDINGS RECEIVED AFTER 3:30PM WILL RECORDED THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY.
  • VITAL RECORDS CAN BE PICKED UP IN PERSON OR MAIL.
  • VITAL RECORDS REQUEST PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE.
  • DOG LICENSES WILL BE DONE BY MAIL, DROP BOX, IN PERSON IF THE DOG IS NEW TO THE TOWN.
  • ABSENTEE BALLOTS APPLICATIONS CAN BE SUBMITTED IN PERSON, MAIL OR DROP BOX.
  • NOTARY SERVICE- $5.00 FEE FOR NON-RESIDENTS
  • THE TOWN CLERKS OFFICE WILL NOT NOTARIZE WILLS/LIVING WILLS/POWER OF ATTORNEY/DIVORCES/ FOREIGN LANGUAGE DOCUMENTS/ ADOPTIONS/GUARDIANSHIP/CHILD CUSTODY DOCUMENTS.
  • CASH, CHECK, MONEY ORDER OR CREDIT CARD ARE ACCEPTED.
  • LAND RECORDS CAN BE SEARCHED ONLINE THROUGH THE CT TOWN CLERK PORTAL

eRecording Submitters:

CSC eRecording
Email: erecording@cscglobal.com
Website: erecording.com
Phone: (866) 652-0111

ePN
sales@GOePN.com
www.GOePN.com

Indecomm Global Services
http://www.inteledocdirect.net/

Simplifile
https://simplifile.comsettlement-agents/

FEE SCHEDULE & RECORDING FEES

Land Records

  • $60 for the 1st page
  • $5 for each additional page
  • $159 for MERS documents
  • $5 for each additional page in a MERS document
  • $2 Conveyance Fee
  • Conveyance Tax Fees (Tax Stamps)
  • State Rate – 0.75% of sale price
  • Town Rate – 0.25% of sale price
  • $30 for Subdivision Maps
  • $20 for Survey Maps

Dog Licensing Fees

  • Neutered/Spayed - $8
  • Not Neutered/Spayed - $19
  • Late Licensing Penalty - $1 for every month after June.
  • Replacement Tag - $0.50
  • Transfer from Another Town - $1.00

Other Fees

  • Marriage License Application Fee - $50
  • Certified Vital Records:
  • *Birth - $20
  • *Death - $20
  • *Marriage - $20
  • Notary Certificate Recording - $20
  • Liquor Permit Recording- $20
  • Trade Name Recording - $10
  • Non-Resident Notary Fee - $5
  • Copies of Land Records - $1 per page
  • Copies of Maps - $3  or $5 each
  • Certification Fee - $2 per document
  • Use of Handheld Scanners - $20

CONTACT OUR OFFICE

Valerie Pudvah
Town Clerk
860.376.7060 x2100
email me

Ann P. Minor
Assistant Town Clerk
860.376.7060 x2101
email me

HOURS:
Monday - Wednesday
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Friday
8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
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Document Center

The Document Center provides easy access to public documents. Click on one of the categories below to see related documents or use the search function.

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Documents sorted by SEQ in Ascending Order within category

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  • Marriage License Application
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  • List of Justices of the Peace
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  • Request for Copy of Marriage License
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  • Request for Copy of Birth Certificate
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  • Request for  Death Certificate
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  • DD-214 Request Form
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  • Dog License Application
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  • Trade Name Certificate
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  • Name Change Certificate
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  • Use of Facilities 
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  • Conveyance of  Mobile Home 
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  • Passport Link
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  • Pistol Permit Link
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  • Link for Absentee Ballot Application
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