Town Hall is CLOSED to public access
Services by appointment only:
785-2922 Town Hall
785-2200 Thetford Police
785-4679 Public Works
The Rabies clinic has been postponed – date to be determined and animal license late fees will be waived.
Recycle Center will be open on Saturday.
As of Sunday evening, March 15th:
- All non-essential functions of the Town are suspended;
- All Town facilities are closed to the public, except by appointment.
- All non-essential Selectboard meetings and Town Committee/Commission meetings are postponed. This includes the scheduled Town Plan hearing.
- Limitations on the use of Sick Time by Town Employees have been lifted.
- Municipal late fees on animal licenses have been suspended.
These actions are in effect until further notice, however the Selectboard will reevaluate these actions no later than (updated) APRIL 30. For more information on Thetford’s COVID-19 response or for assistance, please contact our Emergency Management Director at email@example.com
Town Clerk: Tracy Borst
Assistant Town Clerk: Lori Magoon
Thetford Town Hall
PO Box 126, 3910 VT Route 113 Thetford Center, VT 05075
(802) 785-2922 Ext 5
firstname.lastname@example.org fax 802-785-2031
Monday 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Tuesday – Thursday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed the day before ballot voting.
Open also by appointment
The Town Clerk is responsible for recording and preserving land records and vital records for the town and helps the public access the many public records available here. We also maintain the minutes of the town meetings and committee meetings, maintain the voter checklist and absentee balloting and oversee local elections. Other services we provide at town hall include: processing animal licenses, Vermont Fish and Games Licenses & Land Posting, Civil Marriage Licenses, Green Mountain Passports, Tobacco & Liquor Licenses, DMV Registration Renewals, sale of trash tickets & permits, sale of passes to Treasure Island and notarizing signatures. Please see fees below.
Services and Fees: *please note, we are a cash and check office only, no credit or debit cards accepted.
Dogs, Wolf Hybrids, and Ferrets, according with Title 20 s3581, over 6 months of age must be registered by April 1. A copy of current rabies vaccine and spay/neutering (if applicable) must be presented at time of licensing. New residents have 90 days to register animals before penalties apply.
After April 1, $25 Late Fee plus
License application $60.00
Certified copy $10.00
DMV Registration Renewals
Actual renewal form from the DMV is required. Payment for registration must be in check or money order form, and a separate $3.00 payment to the Town of Thetford (cash or check).
Excess Weight Permits
Fish & Game Licenses
Fees set by Vermont Dept. of Fish & Game You may purchase online (right from home) or come to the Town Offices.
Land Posting $5.00
Safety Zone signs at no charge
Please present previous license or hunter safety card.
Indexes and images back to 1990’s now available online! Cott Portal
Summary of Vermont Recording Fee Changes
Per H.526 (approved by VT Legislature 2019 session)
For Attorneys, Title Agents, Realtors, Researchers, Financial Institutions 32 V.S.A. §1671 Effective: July 1, 2019
|FORMER FEE||NEW FEE|
|Document recording fees||$10/page||$15/page|
|PTTR (Property transfer tax return)||$10/document||$15/document|
|Survey plat recording fees||$15/sheet||$25/sheet|
|Certified copy of records (no change)||$10/page||$10/page|
|Examination of records (vault time)||$2/hour||$4/hour|
In office copies $1.00 per page
Available at no charge, some restrictions may apply.
Recycling Center Permits and Trash tickets
Thetford Recycling Center
Permits are required to use the center. They are sold at town hall, $25 for a permit which expires 12/31. Trash service is provided by More Waste Services, you may pay in check or cash or purchase punch cards from them at the recycling center each Saturday. You can purchase your Thetford permit through the mail by sending $25 check to the address above.
Hartford Recycling Center We also sell permits and trash coupons for Hartford during regular town hall office hours. $30 per permit, $4.95 per coupon (for up to 40 pounds of household trash). Prices effective 11/5/2019
Informational Copies $1.00
Certified Copies $10.00
Obtained at town hall or by written request including details of the event you’re requesting (names, date of birth or marriage, etc.).