Updated Notice: Limited Public Access & Office Hours through Election Day

Per the recent announcement from Mayor O’Leary regarding access restrictions on municipal buildings, the Town Clerk’s Office and Vital Statistics will be open to the public by appointment only, effective Monday, October 5th. The department hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Due to an extraordinary volume of election processing, no appointments will be made for the Town Clerk's Office after 12 noon. Vital Statistics will continue to take appointments between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Before visiting City Hall, please call (203) 574-6806 to make an appointment with the Town Clerk's Office or (203) 574-6800 to make an appointment with Vital Statistics. Mayor O’Leary has asked residents to conduct city related business over the phone, by mail, or email to the greatest extent possible.

In addition, please note the following special office hours for the election season:

  • On Saturday, October 31st the Town Clerk's Office will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for election duties only.
  • On Election Day, Tuesday, November 3rd, the Town Clerk's Office will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. for voting and election duties only. No other business will be conducted on Election Day, including Vital Statistics.

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In keeping with CDC guidelines, City Hall is open to the public with social distancing policies in place. Please be aware that there may be delays for visitors as there are restrictions on the number of people in City offices for safety reasons.

Land Recordings:
  • The following options are available for recording documents:
    • Mail (US Postal Service, UPS, FedEx)
    • E-Recording (see for details) can be submitted through the following delivery agents:
      • CSC: (866) 652-0111
      • ePN: (888) 325-3365
      • Indecomm E-Recording: (651) 766-2350
      • Simplifile: (800) 460-5657
    • For in-person visits, please see the notice above about restrictions on visitors to City Hall.
Land Record Searches:
  • Individuals can view the land record index at
  • Local attorneys and title searchers can call (203) 574-6806 or email for details on remote access to the IQS Land Records portal.
  • Requests for copies of land records via telephone or email are available to individuals who prepay for copy charges.  
Funeral Directors:
  • Funeral directors with questions can contact Vital Statistics at  (203) 574-6806.
  • Sub-Registrars (authorized to issue burial and cremation permits when the Office of Vital Statistics is closed):
    • John W. Ford, Daniel J. Ford - Alderson Funeral Home (203) 753-5112
    • Garret F. Casey III - Eastside Memorial - Casey Family Funeral Home (203) 753-1550
Vital Statistics:
  • Marriage licenses are available by appointment only. Please call (203) 574-6800.
  • For certified copies of vital records (birth certificates, death certificates, & marriage certificates), please visit for applications and requirements. Please call (203) 574-6800 if you have questions.
Election Information and Absentee Ballots:
  • Applications for Absentee Ballots can be found on
  • For the November general election, the Office of the Secretary of State will mail out absentee ballot applications to voters in September.
  • Please see below for information on additional services including dog licenses, liquor permit filings, and trade name certificates.
  • For in-person visits, please see the notice above about restrictions on visitors to City Hall.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Town Clerk’s Office is to preserve, protect and provide access to records placed in the custody of the Office of the Town Clerk and to provide a wide range of services to the public in a professional and courteous manner.

Core Functions

The Town Clerk manages all of the City of Waterbury’s Land Records and Vital Records and is the Elections Clerk for the City performing numerous elections duties as provided by the Connecticut General Statutes. The Town Clerk’s Office records, indexes and certifies copies of all Vital and Land Records, issues Absentee Ballots, Marriage Licenses, Dog Licenses, Burial Permits and keeps records of Military Discharges, Notary Public Certificates, Liquor Permits, Justices of the Peace, Landlord and Property Registrations, Campaign Finance and Election Records, and other miscellaneous documents. The Office provides city-wide printing and mail service to all departments and offers support and supplies for departmental records management programs.



Contact Information

Town Clerk
Antoinette "Chick" Spinelli

235 Grand Street, 1st floor
Waterbury, CT 06702

Phone: (203) 574-6806
Fax: (203) 574-6887
Vital Statistics: (203) 574-6800

Hours of Operation*:
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m.

* Hours are subject to change due to the health emergency

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