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City/Town Clerk


About our Office

We take custody of and processes all public documents, including claims and garnishment suites against the City.

Our office records and processes land records such as mortgages, releases, quit claims, liens, etc. We record all notaries and justices of the peace, as well as process dog licenses, liquor permits and trade name certificates. 

The City/Town Clerk complies and maintains the Board of Alderperson’s’ legislation and oversee the codification of all legislation enacted to the City’s Code of Ordinances as well as the Zoning Ordinances.

We also prepare and distributes absentee ballots for primaries and elections and file all city contracts, tax liens, sewer liens. Finally, we record the Mayor’s appointments to the City’s Boards and Commissions.

The complete text of the Code of General Ordinances or the New Haven Zoning Code for the City of New Haven is available now.

Latest News

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NOTICE REGARDING FILING OF DOCUMENTS WITH CITY CLERK

July 22, 2021 

THE CITY CLERK’S OFFICE HAS RE-OPENED TO THE PUBLIC. WE ARE OPEN MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 9:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M. AND STOP RECORDING AT 4:00 P.M.

THE LOBBY LOCKED BOX UTILIZED DURING THE PANDEMIC CLOSURE LOCATED INSIDE THE FRONT DOOR OF 200 ORANGE STREET, WILL NO LONGER BE AVAILABLE AS OF AUGUST 1ST.

PLEASE CONDUCT ALL RECORDINGS IN-PERSON WITH A MASK OR BY MAIL, UPS, OR FED-EX.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE STAFF AT (203) 946-8340.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR CO-OPERATION.

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City of New Haven Announces 2021 Citywide Property Revaluation

December 30, 2020 

December 29, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The City of New Haven Tax Assessor and Vision Government Solutions have been contracted to complete the 2021 Citywide property revaluation and are in the process of sending letters to City property owners. The 2021 Revaluation, effective October 1, 2021, will be reflected on the property tax bills due July 1, 2022 (first installment), and on January 1, 2023 (second installment).

To ensure public confidence, property owners must play an active and important role in monitoring the quality of the data that is to be used as the basis of the Revaluation. Certain information concerning your property has been compiled from the existing Town Records and property inspections.

Please click VIEW PDF to read this announcement.

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Contact Us

City Clerk
Michael B. Smart
E-mail

Phone
(203) 946-8339

Address
200 Orange Street Room 202
New Haven, CT 06510

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Recording Hours
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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