Clerk & Treasurer

We are currently CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC.  Phone, mail, and email service only (available 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F).

Marriage licenses - "curbside service" appointment only at this time
Dog licenses - mail or email only
Liquor licenses - call or email                                                                                                           Voter Registration - online at https://olvr.vermont.gov/                                                              Fish & Game license - online
Taxes or Water & Sewer - by check (mail or dropbox) or online (button below)
Essential Vital Records or Land Records - phone, mail or email
Online public access to our Land Record Index
Notary services - not being offered at this time.  Many banks will provide this service by appointment.
Cemetery - call or email jwillingham@essex.org with cemetery questions                      

Services 

(Please see above for availability limitations during COVID-19 crisis)

  • Issuing licenses for marriage, dog, fish and game, liquor and entertainment
  • Notary services, no fee (note: we do not notarize real estate documents or anything to do with identity such as passports, I-9’s, etc. for liability reasons)
  • Payment of taxes and water/sewer bills
  • Recording and maintenance of all documents pertaining to land birth, death, and marriage records
  • Recording of all land records for the Town of Essex and Village of Essex Junction
  • Purchase certified copies of birth, death, marriage and land records
  • Register to vote and vote absentee
  • Maintain cemetery records
  • To renew vehicle registrations please go the the State’s online renewal

Recording Fee Notice

Vermont recording fees will increase effective July 1, 2019. View the summary of changes (PDF).