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Rabies Clinic - ATTENTION Dog & Cat Owners

The Town of Colchester will not be holding a Rabies Clinic this year.  The Connecticut Veterinary Medical Association, whom we worked with to assist these clinics, has decided to reduce the number of clinics it offers.  They will be offering clinics in the following communities:  Stamford, New Britain, South Windsor, Newtown, Falls Village, Hamden, Trumbull, Norwalk and East Hartford.  They are posting times and dates on their website at  We are very sorry for any inconvenience this has caused you.  


2018 Colchester Annual Top Dog Contest & Registration

Please join us for our 26th Annual “Top Dog” Contest to win the coveted #1 dog tag from the Colchester Town Clerk’s Office and a basket, generously donated by John Gagnon’s Pet Resort. In order to enter into the contest you must pre-register your dog for the 2018-2019 license year. Please return the application with payment for registration to our office by 4:30 on Friday May 25, 2018. The drawing will be held May 31, 2018 and the winner will be notified. Please include a copy of a current rabies vaccination certificate. If it is not listed on the rabies certificate, please include a current spay/neuter certificate. All checks/money orders should be made payable to Town of Colchester. Please provide a self-addressed stamped envelope if you would like your new tag(s) to be mailed, otherwise tags will be available to pick up after registration begins, June 1st. You can mail or walk-in your application to:

Colchester Town Clerk, 127 Norwich Ave. #101, Colchester, CT 06415.

You may return your application by e-mail to only if you wish to pay by credit card. There is an additional $2 fee to use your credit/debit card.

We will be attending the Spring Bark for the Park to accept entries.
The Bark for the Park will be Sunday May 20, 2018 10:00 am – 1:00 pm on the Colchester Town Green. (Rain Date: June 3, 2018)

License Year: July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019
Spayed/Neutered: $8.00 Not Spayed/Neutered:$19.00               

Joint Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day
June 2, 2018 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at Town Hall. Click here to find out more information.

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.

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.

You may also register to vote Online by clicking here
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