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110 Myrtle Avenue, Room 105,
Westport CT 06880
Telephone: 203-341-1110
Fax: 203-341-1112
E-mail: See Contact Us
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Westport Town Clerk’s Office is closed for walk-in business until further notice.   Business by phone, mail or email will continue during regular office hours Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm with reduced staffing.    For any matter where a customer might feel needs immediate attention in person, please call the office during regular business hours to discuss.  An appointment will be made, if necessary, and paperwork, oaths, certified copies etc. will be prepared and issued at the rear entrance door of town hall.

At this time, transactions that might need immediate action in person:

  1.  Land deeds with conveyance.
  2. Marriage licenses.
  3. Death/burial/cremation certificates to funeral directors.

The town clerk’s office cares deeply about your safety and the safety of its staff.  Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

For updates check the Town website at www.westportct.gov/covid19  or #Westportctcovid19info

Stay safe.

Patricia H. Strauss
Westport Town Clerk
203-341-1110

tclerk@westportct.gov
www.westportct.gov

March 16, 2020

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The Town Clerk is an appointed and salaried official who serves at the pleasure of the First Selectman. The Town Clerk is also required by State law to be bonded.

The Town Clerk is responsible for:

  • Maintaining the public records of the town as required by Connecticut State Statutes, including land records and town meeting notices.
  • Acting as Registrar of Vital Statistics for the town and certifying and maintaining records of all births, marriages, deaths, and burials involving Westport residents as well as those of non-residents occurring in Westport. These records are essentially complete and date back to the time of the town's incorporation date of 1835.
  • Managing elections including the conduct of referenda, primaries and elections, and the maintenance of associated records.
  • Issuing all licenses, including marriage licenses, dog licenses, and fish and game licenses .

Connecticut’s Freedom of Information laws require that most of the town records, with the exception of births and veterans discharge papers be open for public inspection.

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