Town Clerk

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The Stoneham Town Clerk's Office is committed to providing competent, courteous, and efficient service to all residents and non-residents alike while maintaining the integrity of the Office.

Description of Services

The Town Clerk is the chief election official, recording official, registrar of vital records (births, deaths, and marriages), as well as, the public records official.

The Town Clerk's Office issues state licenses and permits, including:

  • Business Licenses and Renewals
  • Dog Licenses
  • Fuel Storage Renewals
  • Marriage Licenses
  • Raffle/Bazaar Permits
  • Requests for Public Documents


The Town Clerk is responsible for all elections, census and voter registration as well as overseeing the polling place and the conduct of all elections and elected related activity. The Town Clerk records all actions of Town Meeting. The Town Clerk certifies all official actions of the Town, including town meeting legislation and appropriations.

The Town Clerk administers the oaths of office and maintains appointments and resignations of all Town Officials. The office responds to inquiries from the public as well as from other departments, boards, and committees.

The Stoneham Town Clerk's Office (Elections and Registration) is a Passport Acceptance Agency for processing passport applications. Passport photos can be taken on site for $15. No appointment is necessary.

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