Town Clerk office hours: Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, and Friday - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Residents are welcome to utiltize onlines services via our payment portal or by email.
Often considered the gateway to local government and the community, the Office of the Town Clerk serves as the central information point for residents and visitors alike. It is the mission of this office to be a reliable provider of information and quality services to the community and its residents, and to work cooperatively and in concert with all departments, boards and committees while complying with state and local statutes.
The Town Clerk's office welcomes inquiries seeking assistance/information in relation to services provided by the Town. We will assist in redirecting any question to the appropriate department.
Most transactions can be completed online or by mail. Order vital certificates ( birth, death and marriage certificates) and dog licenses at www.epay.cityhallsystems.com
The Wenham Town Clerk is elected for a three (3) year term.
Duties of the Town Clerk:
The Town Clerk is the Chief Election Official. The Clerk supervises voter registration, oversees polling places, election officers, and the general conduct of all elections. The Clerk directs the preparation of ballots, polling places, voting equipment, voting lists, administers campaign finance laws, certifies nomination papers and initiative petitions, and serves on the Board of Registrars. The Clerk's office conducts the annual town census and prepares the street list of residents.