Town Clerk

Mission


The Town Clerk is the communication spokesperson to and for the local citizenry. The Clerk's office is the first door of government accessed by individuals seeking information and resolution to issues and problems. The Clerk's office is deeply dedicated and involved in the community, offering patient and compassionate advice in a professional and personable manner.

Responsibilities & Services


  • Certify Signatures on Petitions and Nomination Papers
  • Filing Zoning Board of Appeals Decisions
  • Genealogy Research
  • Issues "All Facilities" Stickers
  • Issues Business Certificates
  • Issues Dog Licenses
  • Notarizing Signatures
  • Register Voters
  • Street Listings
  • Voter Listings

Observed Holidays


  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Washington Day
  • Patriot's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veterans' Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas

Forms & Documents

              Town Clerk Alerts

The last day to register to vote or change party enrollment for the State Primary is Wed. August 15. The Town Clerks office will be open 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. You may also register online by visiting: www.RegisterToVoteMA.com.

The State Primary is Tuesday September 4

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Absentee ballots are now available for a registered voter who will be unable to vote at the polls on Election Day due to:

- Absence from Cohasset during normal polling hours

- Physical disability preventing you from gong to the polling place

- Religious belief

The voter or a family member can complete the absentee ballot application. Ballots are voted in the Town Clerk’s office or mailed to the voter.