City Clerk

Mailing Address Office Hours Department Head
City Clerk's Office
1000 Commonwealth Avenue
City Hall, First Floor
Newton, MA 02459
Monday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm,
Tuesday, 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
David A. Olson
City Clerk  
(617) 796-1200


The City Clerk is the official record keeper for the City of Newton. Records kept by the Office of the City Clerk include but are not limited to vital statistics (birth, marriage, and death certificates), Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) filings, Business Certificates (DBA’s), appeals from decisions of the Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning Board, and filings from City Boards and Commissions. The City Clerk is the official keeper of the City Seal and City Ordinances. All notifications and documents are public records, with some exceptions pertaining to vital records.

News From the Clerk’s Office

Absentee Voting Deadline is Monday, November 3rd at Noon

News ImageOctober 31, 2014  Any registered voter in Newton who is seeking to vote by Absentee Ballot for the November 4th Election must have applied for an Absentee Ballot by Noon on Monday, November 3rd.

Passports & International Travel

November 4, 2011  ALL persons, including U.S. citizens, traveling by air, sea or land between the United States and any foreign country including Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Bermuda must carry a valid passport.