Town Clerk Services

TOWN CLERK’S OFFICE OPERATIONS

 

Online Services Available

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 email us at [email protected] or call 781-275-0083.

Business Certificates (DBA, Doing Business As)

Business Certificate Information

  • Renewals can be done when the Town offices re-open.
  • If you need to file or renew a DBA, make a change or discontinue  to your current DBA, the forms can be found downloaded, notarized and sent by mail or dropped off in the locked drop box at Town Hall.

            DBA Form

            DBA Changes Form

            Home/Occupation Business Form

 Dogs & Dog licensing

Application form

  • Registration period is June 1 through August 31.  The license is valid September 1 through August 31.
  • For each license, you need:
  1. A valid rabies certificate.
  2. A fee of $15.00 for each dog. $18.00 for a two year license.  $25.00 for a three year license.
  3. A completed application form by mail or drop off in the locked drop box at Town Hall.

Public Record Requests

Information Request Form

 Public records request may be submitted:

By mail: Town of Bedford

             Records Access Officer

  10 Mudge Way

  Bedford, MA 01730

 By drop off: In the locked drop box at Town Hall

Voter Registration

Please email us at [email protected] or call 781-275-0083 with questions or if you need to have a voter registration form mailed to you or if you must make an appointment to come in person.

 

Absentee Ballot Applications

Can be downloaded, completed, signed, scanned and sent by email to the Town Clerk’s Office. Completed application may also be submitted:

By mail: Town of Bedford

             Town Clerk’s Office

  10 Mudge Way

  Bedford, MA 01730

 By drop off: In the locked drop box at Town Hall

Absentee Ballot Application for a Voter or a Family Member

Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) for citizens residing overseas

Meeting Notices and

If a board has permission from the Town Manager to meet during this time, meeting notices must be sent to [email protected].  Posting of notices will be confirmed by return email.  

 

In Person Only –By Appointment

 

Marriage Intentions – In person requirement for approximately 30 minutes.

Please email us at [email protected] or call 781-275-0083 with questions or to make an appointment.

 

Oath of Office for Board and Committee Members

  • Can be done by appointment –At Town Clerk counter or outside the building

Voter Registration

Please email us at [email protected] or call 781-275-0083 with questions or if you need to have a voter registration form mailed to you or if you must make an appointment to come in person.

Absentee Ballot Applications can be downloaded, completed, signed, scanned and sent by email to the Town Clerk’s Office. Completed application may also be submitted:

By mail: Town of Bedford

             Town Clerk’s Office

  10 Mudge Way

  Bedford, MA 01730

 By drop off: In the locked drop box at Town Hall

Absentee Ballot Application for a Voter or a Family Member

Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) for citizens residing overseas

Vital record request

Birth, Death and Marriage Certified Copy Request Form

 Please contact the Town Clerk at [email protected] to verify that we have your vital record on file. The fee for each certified copy is $10. Once this has been verified, you may request and purchase your vital record by sending in your request and payment with a self-addressed stamped envelope:

By mail:           Town of Bedford

                        Town Clerk’s Office

            10 Mudge Way

            Bedford, MA 01730

 By drop off:   In the locked drop box at Town Hall

 

For any other services not listed here, the Town Clerk’s Office staff can be reached at 781-275-0083 or by email at [email protected].