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Town Clerk

Thetford Town Hall
PO Box 126,  3910 VT Route 113  Thetford Center, VT 05075
(802) 785-2922 Ext 5                   fax 802-785-2031


Office Hours: Monday 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Tuesday – Thursday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Open also by appointment

Town Clerk: Tracy Borst
Assistant Town Clerk: Lori Magoon


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 & Fees:

Animal Licensing

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.

Neutered/spayed $9
Male/Female $13

After April 1, $25 Late Fee plus
Neutered/spayed $11
Male/Female $17

Civil Marriage   Vermont Civil Marriage Application

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

Excess Weight Permit Application for Fleet

Excess Weight Permit for Single Vehicle

Fish & Game Licenses
Fees set by Vermont Dept. of Fish & Game You may purchase online (right from home) or come here.
Land Posting   $5.00
Safety Zone signs at no charge
Please present previous license or hunter safety card

Land Records

Indexes and images back to 1990’s now available online!  Cott Portal

In office copies $1.00 per page
Recording Fees: $10.00 per page (Deeds, Mortgages, Discharges, Mobile Home Bill of Sales)
$10.00 total for Property Transfer Returns
$15.00 Survey Plats


Notary Services
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, $18 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 $18 check to the address above.

Hartford Recycling Center We also sell permits and trash coupons during regular town hall office hours.  $20 per permit, $4.30 per coupon (for up to 40 pounds of household trash). 

Vital Records
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.).


 (register to vote, change address, request absentee ballot)

Nominating Petition

Application to Voter Checklist

Vermont Voter Portal