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Contact TypeContact Information
Town Clerk
Assistant Town Clerk
Our Address:
127 Norwich Avenue
Suite 101
Colchester, CT 06415
Main Phone:
(860) 537-7215
(860) 537-0547
Alternate Phone:
(860) 537-7216 or (860) 537-7218
Monday - Wednesday & Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

A Notary is typically available during all business hours.
Mission Statement:

The Town Clerk’s Office is information central for Colchester residents
when they need questions answered or help finding something within the Town Hall.  
We provide many services to the community such as notary public, sports &
dog licenses, and copies of discharge papers.

The Town Clerk responds to thousands of requests for certificates, permits, licenses,
and public documents while also providing services to all boards, commissions
and other departments within the building.

We also issue absentee ballots for every election or referenda held in our town.

The Town Clerk is elected by a plurality of the votes cast at a municipal election every
four years and is charged with the custody and control of all public records of the
Town as well as other duties as set forth by State Statute.

Absentee Ballots for the Budget Referendum on June 2, 2016 are available in the Town Clerk’s Office from Thursday May 26, 2016 until June 1, 2016

Absentee Ballot instructions:

  • Fill out an application for an absentee ballot. You may obtain an application in the Town Clerk’s Office. You must be a current Colchester Voter at the time of the application.  We cannot mail ballots.
  • After we receive the completed application you will be given an absentee ballot to fill out. You can fill out the ballot at that time or take it with you to return within the specified period.
  • We must receive the fully filled out ballot and enclosed envelopes by:
  • If delivered in person it must be delivered to the Town Clerk no later than the day  before the Referendum at 4:30PM.
  • If delivered in person by a family member, or qualified designee*, it must reach the Town Clerk’s office by the end of polls on Election Day.
  • If delivered by mail it must be received no later than 4:30PM on Election Day.
If you have any questions you may call the Town Clerks office at (860)537-7215.

  • A person caring for you because of your illness, including but not limited to a licensed physician or a registered practical nurse
  • A member of your family
  • A police officer in our municipality
  • A registrar of voters or deputy registrar of voters in our municipality

Your Dog Could Be #1
Please join us for our 24th Annual “Top Dog” Contest to win the coveted #1 dog tag from the
Town of Colchester. Please return your dog license application and payment to our
office by 4:30 on Friday May 27, 2016. The drawing will be held May 31, 2016 and the
winner will be notified. Make sure to include a copy of your current rabies certificate.
If this is a new dog to Colchester or your dog was recently spayed/neutered make sure to
include current spay/neuter information. Payment is required to be entered in the contest.

Your new tag(s) will be mailed to you.

Spayed/Neutered:~ $8.00            Non Spayed/Non Neutered:~ $19.00
License Year: July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017

Applications are available on the Town Clerk's webpage under the Additional
Links Column, you may request one via email to
 or you can stop in to the Town Clerk's Office.

You may return your application by E-mail to only
if you wish you pay by credit card. You can also mail your application to:
Colchester Town Clerk
127 Norwich Ave. #101
Colchester, CT 06415

If you have any questions you may call us at 860-537-7215.

2016 Rabies Clinic

The Town Clerk's Office in association with the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Association
will be hosting a Rabies Clinic on June 11th from 10 am to 12 pm at the
Colchester Firehouse, 52 Old Hartford Road.
The cost will be $20. (cash only) Please see the flyer for more
details or you can contact the Town Clerk's Office.

Election Results from the April 26th Primary

May 10, 2016 Budget Referendum Results
Board of Selectmen Budget
1370 Yes     1305 No
Board of Education Budget
1270 Yes     1408 No

Registering to Vote
You may register to vote in the Registrar's Office or the Town Clerk's Office
by filling out a voter registration card (Click Here)

You may also register to vote Online by clicking here.

Town Meeting and Agendas


127 Norwich Avenue, Colchester, CT 06415   Phone: (860) 537-7200   Fax: (860) 537-0547 Virtual Towns & Schools Website