Town Clerk’s Office



The fee to record a document on the land records is $60.00 for the first page.

The $5.00 for each additional page and the $2.00 fee for conveyances over $2,000.00 remain the same.

The fee for filing a Foreclosed Property Registration is $60.00.

Nominee (MERS) fees have not changed and will remain at the flat fee of $159.00 for Releases and Assignments (when Nominee is the Releasor/Grantor), and $159.00 plus $5.00 for each additional page for other Nominee (MERS) recordings.

Notice: Town Clerks office hours 9/27 & 9/29

Town Clerks’ office will be closed Wednesday evening September 27th and Friday, September 29th while staff attends the Connecticut Town Clerks Association’s Annual Fall Conference. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The Town Clerk’s Office:

There will be no evening hours Wednesday, April 5th and will be closed Friday, April 7th.  The staff will be attending the Connecticut Town Clerk’s Association Annual Spring conference.  Sorry for the inconvenience.

Dog License Renewal Notice

Dog Licenses expire June 30th of each year.

Each owner or keeper of a dog (6 months old or over) shall annually license their dog between June 1-June 30, or a penalty will be imposed at a rate of $1.00 per month per dog after June 30th. Renewal notices will be mailed from the Town Clerk’s Office during the last week of May.

MAIL-IN RENEWAL IS ENCOURAGED…Kennel licenses cannot be renewed by mail.

Licensing Fees: $8 for spayed or neutered dog, $19 for unspayed or unneutered dog

Make checks payable to: Town of Ashford.

Please enclose the following:

-renewal postcard

-self-addressed, stamped envelope

-copies of certificates for up-to-date rabies vaccination and spaying or neutering.

Mail to: Town Clerk, 5 Town Hall Rd, Ashford, CT 06278.

Licenses for 2016-2017 are available during office hours of the Town Clerk beginning Monday, June 1st.

Office Hours:  Mon., Tues., Wed, Friday – 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.  Wednesday evenings 7 – 9 pm. Closed on Thursdays.

Any questions, please call 860-487-4401, or e-mail karen


Town Clerk Office Hours 4/13 & 4/15

The Town Clerk’s Office will have no evening hours on Wednesday, April 13th, and will be closed on Friday, April 15th while staff attends the Connecticut Town Clerks Association’s Annual Spring Conference.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Sherri Mutch, Town Clerk

Town Clerk’s office – attention eSearch users of the Connecticut Town Clerks Portal

“Beginning January 12, 2016, Microsoft will provide support for only the latest version of Internet Explorer that is available for a given operating system. The latest Internet Explorer version for Windows 7, Windows 8.x, and Windows 10 is Internet Explorer 11. A full list of the latest supported operating systems and Internet Explorer can be found at
It is our recommendation, if you are using Internet Explorer, that you upgrade your computer to Internet Explorer 11, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox.”

Absentee Ballots Available October 2nd

Absentee ballots for the November 2015 election will be available in the Town Clerk’s Office beginning at 8:30 A.M. on Friday, October 2nd.  For more information please contact the Town Clerk’s office at 860.487.4401 or the Registrars of Voters Office at 860.487.4410.

Town Clerk’s Office hours

April 17, 2015 – The Ashford Town Clerk’s office will be closed on Friday, April 17, 2015.  The staff will be attending the Connecticut Town Clerk’s Annual Spring Conference.

Absentee Ballots Available

October 5, 2012 is the first day Absentee Ballots are available in the Town Clerk’s office during normal business hours.

Special Town Meeting Minutes

Special Town Meeting Minutes  February 16, 2012