The mission of the Town Clerk Department is to provide the residents and businesses of Salem efficient, friendly, accurate and timely service and information regarding the many services that we provide.
The Town Clerk's office functions include:
In addition, the Town Clerk's office and the Tax Collector's office have a combined Collections Department, which processes and issues:
- Motor vehicle titles and registrations
- Dog licenses
- Landfill permits
- Accepts payments for property tax bills, water and sewer bills, recreation fees, building permits and other miscellaneous collections
Marriage License Applicants must make an appointment, and both parties must be present with all required documentation at time of application.
No appointment is needed for:
- Vehicle Registrations
- Dog Licenses
- Transfer Station (Dump) Permits
- Vital Records Requests
- Voter Registration/Party Change/Absentee Ballot Request