Town Clerk’s Office
The Town Clerk keeps all of the Town’s records, including agendas and minutes of meetings. She records all deeds, mortgages and other instruments affecting property, including maps and transfers. The Clerk acts as Registrar of Vital Statistics and Custodian of the Seal of Redding. She retains on file all Town ordinances and copies of the Connecticut General Statutes. She prepares ballots, accepts filings of candidates for election and records all votes. The Town Clerk serves as the Clerk of the Town Meeting.
The Town Clerk’s office is a great source of historical information about Redding. In addition to researching land records, you can pick up a copy of the Town’s Annual Report or purchase historical volumes such as Daniel Cruson’s Images of America: Redding and Easton.
Custodian of the Seal of Redding
The Town Clerk acts as Custodian of the Seal of Redding when she applies the seal to all official documents pertaining to the Town.
Trade Name Certificates
To file a Trade Name Certificate, complete the form (click here), sign in the presence of a Notary, and bring or mail to the Town Clerk’s office. The fee to file a Trade Name Certificate is $8 and includes a certified copy. The certificate can also be notarized at the Town Clerk’s office for an additional $5.00.
Absentee Ballots for all referendums, primaries and elections are issued by the Town Clerk’s Office. Click here for information on applying for an absentee ballot.
Notary services are available in the Town Clerk’s office during office hours. The fee is $5.00 per document.
Per CT General Statute Sec.22-338, all dogs over the age of 6 months must be licensed by the Town Clerk annually on or before June 30th. The license is valid from July 1st through June 30th. Licenses will not be issued without proof of current rabies vaccination. Click here for more information and Dog License Application.
Odie, Sadie, Chewy and Otto, pictured below, encourage you to “Be safe, be legal – license your dogs by June 30th!”
Michele R. Grande, MCTC-CMC
Town Clerk & Registrar of Vital Statistics
Kerry Miserendino, CCTC
Deputy Town Clerk & Assistant Registrar of Vital Statistics
100 Hill Road
Redding, CT 06896
P.O. Box 1028
Redding, CT 06875
Monday – Wednesday
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Birth, Marriage or Death Records
CT Animal Population Control Program
DEEP Fishing and Hunting Licenses
FOIA Policy and Requests
Justices of the Peace
Marriage License Application process
Register to Vote Online
Search Public Records Online
Town Clerk Forms