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Town Clerk

Phone 203.315.0678
Location 1019 Main Street, Branford CT 06405
E-Mail townclerk@branford-ct.gov
Hours of Operation 8:30am-4:30pm Monday-Friday
Department Head Lisa Arpin

Deeds are recorded from 9:00am to 4:00pm weekdays.
Marriage licenses issued between 8:30am to 4:00pm weekdays”

2013 Election Results with breakdown

Absentee Ballot Application available here.
Street List for the 7 Voting Districts available here.


The Town Clerk is responsible for recording, filing and securing all land records and vital statistics.  In addition to filing and recording all land records, it also is responsible for the collection of all municipal fees and state conveyance taxes with property transfers.

     The Town Clerk’s purview over vital statistics includes issuing marriage licenses and recording both birth and death certificates.  The office also issues state and local permits, such as dog licenses, hunting and fishing licenses, and business name registration.

By state statute, the Town Clerk is also responsible for the administration and direction of all elections and referenda.  In this regard, town residents may register to vote through the Clerk’s office, as well as through the Registrar of Voters.

     The Town Clerk is an ex-officio member of the R.T.M., Branford’s legislative body by town charter, and also serves as clerk to the Board of Finance.


2014 Top Dog Contest Winner

Annual Dog License Expires on June 30
All dogs, six months and older and living in the Town of Branford are required to have a license and rabies vaccination. Licenses expire on June 30th and must be renewed annually. Click here for more information.

Branford Resident stickers are available only at the

Tax Collection Department.

Click here for more information about Branford Residents stickers.



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Connecticut State Register & Manual


Permits and Licenses

 *Marriage Licenses

 *Civil Union Licenses

 *Business Licenses

 *Notary public

 *Dog License information


Hunting/Fishing Permit Applications
*Purchase your sportsman license online

 *State DEP Wildlife Website


Vital Records

 *Marriage Licenses

 *Civil Union Licenses

  Certified Copies of:

 *Birth Certificates

 *Death Certificates

 *Marriage Certificates

 *Civil Union Certificates


Additional Services

 *Land Records

 *Armed Forces Discharges

 *Trade Name Certificates


Useful Links

 *Justices of the Peace

 *Connecticut Guide to Hunting & Trapping

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