- Town Clerk
Duties & Responsibilities
Town clerks are public information officers who serve as liaisons between local government and the public. They are responsible for:
- Public records
- Vital statistics
They have certain duties in connection with elections; Registrars of Voters are responsible for others.
Online Land Records
POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS TO SEND ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATIONS
Jill Keith, the Preston Town Clerk has been notified that some campaigns will be sending absentee ballot applications for the November State Election to many registered voters in Preston. If you do not wish to use this application or have already received one from the Town Clerk’s office simply discard the application.
Basic Fee Schedule
View Preston's basic fee schedule (Pursuant to Connecticut General Statute 18-136) Updated June 12, 2018.
Certified Copies of Vitals
View details regarding obtaining birth, marriage, and death certificates.
Understand details regarding dog licensing and registration. New licenses must be procured on or before June 30 or a penalty will be imposed.
Hunting, Trapping & Sport Fishing License
All licenses in the State of Connecticut are valid for a calendar year (January 1 through December 31), except pheasant tags and migratory bird stamps which are valid through early the following year.
Justice of the Peace
Over the years the scope of authority of this elected official has been narrowed so that in 1988 the role of the Justice of the Peace is limited to certain grants of authority enumerated by statute.
The Town of Preston is pleased to provide you the services of a Notary Public. Notary Public Service is available at the Preston Town Hall.
Online Land Records
Town Ordinances & Special Acts
Town of Preston Ordinances and Special Acts, Grants of Oanaco and Connecticut General Court updated to January 14, 2015.
Trade Name Certificate
Any person(s) conducting business under a name other than their own in the Town of Preston shall file a Trade Name Certificate (PDF) with the Town Clerk.
Unlawful Restrictive Covenants
All veterans who served during war time may be eligible for a reduction on the assessed value of their property, by recording their veterans discharge papers (DD-214) in the Town Clerk's Office.