Town Clerk

Thetford Town Hall
PO Box 126
3910 VT Route 113                                                            My Voter Page
Thetford, VT 05075             (register to vote, change address, request absentee ballot)
(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

2016 Town Report

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.

Animal licensing
Neutered/spayed $9
Male/Female $13

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

Civil Marriage   http://Marriage License 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!

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

Town of Thetford

PO Box 126

Thetford Center, VT 05075

We also sell permits and trash coupons for the Hartford Recycling Center 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.).


Nominating Petition

Application to Voter Checklist

Vermont Voter Portal

Register at Town Hall up to 5 days before an election or Town Meeting, Must be a registered to vote at Town Meeting.