Town Clerk

The Sudbury Town Clerk is appointed by the Town Manager. The clerk holds the rank of department head, and has a staff which includes two full-time and two part-time employees.

State law provides that the Town Clerk is the official keeper of the Town Seal and the Town's Oath Book. She, and some members of her staff, also are Notaries Public and have the authority to notarize documents signed in their presence.

The Town Clerk serves as the custodian of Town records and official documents. She is responsible for the maintenance, preservation and disposition of all Town records. She is required by state law to ensure that Town records are readily available for public inspection.

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  • Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 - 5:00 Summer hours may vary
  • Email:
  • Phone: (978) 639-3351
  • Fax: (978) 639-3340
  • Town Hall
    322 Concord Road
    Sudbury, MA 01776


Department Message

Message from Town Clerk, Rosemary Harvell

The Town Clerk Staff is here to assist you with voter information and registration, information concerning vital records, filing intentions for Marriage Licenses, filing Business Certificates, filing Special Permits, etc., registering dogs, census information and many other ways we can provide assistance.

 Annual Street Listing

All residents must sign and return the Annual Street Listing (Census) which is mailed to every household in January each year. Failure to respond to this mailing shall result in removal from the active voting list and may result in removal from the voter registration rolls as required by Massachusetts General Laws. If you have not yet completed your census, or if you need a replacement copy, please stop by or call our office. 

Dog Licenses

All dog licenses expire on December 31st each year and are due for renewal on January 1st. After March 31st there is a $25 late fee imposed for all unlicensed dogs in addition to the regular license fee.

Our hours are 9-5 Monday through Friday. Please don't hesitate to contact us by email at  or by phone at 978-639-3351.


Annual Town Election: Monday, March 31, 2014

Annual Town Meeting: Monday, May 5, 2014

Special Town Election: Tuesday, June 24, 2014

State Primary Election: Tuesday, September 9, 2014

State Election: Tuesday, November 4, 2014

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