The Town Clerk is an appointed position. The mission of the Town Clerk’s Office is to uphold the integrity of the Town’s democratic process, to maintain and preserve public records, and to act in the best interest of the community by providing innovative, efficient, quality service.
Voter Registration and Chief Election Official
Registrar of Vital Records
Public Information Officer
Public Records Officer
Passport applications are now received by the Board of Assessor's Office, rather than the Town Clerk.
Marriage Licenses may be obtained at the Town Clerk's Office. Both persons must be 18 years of age, there is a three day waiting period, both parties must apply in person. A medical certificate is not required. Visitors and part-time residents should note that a marriage license obtained anywhere in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts may be used anywhere in Massachusetts (ie, you can obtain a license in your home town within Massachusetts and still have your ceremony in Brewster). Mass.gov has full information on marriage laws available online.
Dog licenses are available at the Town Clerk's office. All dogs must be muzzled or restrained from running at large--violators will be prosecuted--$25.00 fine. No dogs, leashed or otherwise, are permitted on the beaches between May 1st and October 1st, violators will be prosecuted. Problems with domestic animals should be reported to the Animal Control Officer at the Brewster Police Department. Spayed or Neutered: $6/year, Not Spayed or Neutered: $12/year
Please note that as of November 2004, the Brewster Town Clerk's office is no longer issuing fishing, hunting, and other sportsman's licenses. These may be obtained directly from the state's website. Shellfishing licenses are available in the Selectman's Office.
Residents of Brewster who are US Citizens and will be 18 or over on or before the date of the next election may register to vote at the Town Clerk's Office at Brewster Town Hall or can register at the Registry of Motor Vehicles
Colette Williams, Town Clerk
2198 Main St Brewster, MA 02631