|Mailing Address||Office Hours||Department Head|
|City Clerk's Office
1000 Commonwealth Avenue
City Hall, First Floor
Newton, MA 02459
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
In-person by Appointment Only
David A. Olson
(617) 796-1214 Fax
The City Clerk is the official keeper of records for the City of Newton. Records kept by the Office of the City Clerk include, but not limited to, Vital Statistics (birth, marriage and death certificates), Burial Permits, Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) filings, Business Certificates (DBA’s), Newton City Council records, including decisions of the Zoning Board of Appeals, Planning Board and filings from City Boards and Commissions. The City Clerk is the Chief Elections Official for the City of Newton and is responsible for the Annual Census and oversees City Archives.
Please be Advised. Beginning Wednesday, September 16, 2020, the City Clerk’s Office will be open by Appointment Only for In-person services. Please call 617-796-1200 to make an appointment.
On-line services including Vital Records requests, Business Certificates, Dog Licenses, Public Records Requests, Mail-in Ballot Applications, and Voter registration may all be done through the City Clerk’s webpage.
This change is being put in place to allow the Clerk’s Office time to prepare for the November 3, 2020 State/Presidential Election.
Please Renew Your Dog License Annually By April 1st!
Dog Licenses and Off-Leash Park Permits, click here for more info.
Check out the Canine Quarterly Newsletter HERE.
Please click here for more information about the Census.
Register To Vote Online: click here
The City of Newton has the records of all the people who were born in Newton or were living in Newton at the time of their Birth. For more information please click here
Certified copies of Marriage Certificates can ONLY be obtained from the City or Town that issued the certificate even if the ceremony was performed in another community. For more information please click here