The Presidential Primary is in March of 2016!
In order to participate, you must be registered to vote on or before February 10, 2016!
To see if you are registered, visit this website:
Are you not registered or need to change information regarding your registration?!
You can now do so online!
Unable to make it to the polls on March 1st? Drop by Town Hall to vote absentee or vote by mail!
Sample Ballots can be viewed here.
2016 Resident Parking Stickers are now available!!
Resident stickers are issued at the Town Clerk’s office, Monday through Thursday from 7:30am-3:30pm or online at epay.cityhallsystems.com. If you are buying the stickers in person, please bring your vehicle’s registration showing the vehicle is registered to an Essex address. If your registration does not have an Essex address you must bring an alternative proof of residency: ie., rental agreement. Resident stickers are $5 each or $1 each for those 65 and older.
Please note Transfer Station stickers can also be used in designated resident only parking areas as proof of residency. Transfer Station stickers are also issued annually and must be renewed to be valid.
To avoid a parking violation please ensure you have a current sticker on your vehicle in the lower left hand corner of your windshield (driver's side corner) for the enforcement officers to easily acknowledge. Any questions please call 978-768-7111 or email CStPierre@essexma.org.
DANG!! Didn't make it to Town Hall?? Pay online!!
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The Town of Essex Clerk’s office, being a gateway into the community, has a goal to provide exceptional service to the public. The Town Clerk serves as guardian to vital records (births, marriages and deaths) occurring in the Town as well as valuable municipal records.
The Town Clerk is responsible for overseeing and maintaining accurate systems for the duties set forth in the Town Bylaws, Massachusetts General Laws and any other tasks assigned to this office that assist in continuing the smooth operation and furthering the beautification, safety and vitality of this community.
Other duties of this office include:
- Planning and posting Town Meetings, management, recording minutes and sending Bylaw changes to the Attorney Generals office for review and approval.
- All public meeting notices, postings and agendas of local boards and committees.
- Essex Shellfish Licenses (Clams, Sea Worms and Eels).
-Issuance and maintenance of records for Business Certificates (necessary for businesses operating in town under a d/b/a).
- Dog license registration.
-Maintenance of Voter Lists and Registrations.
-Planning and managing elections and certifying poll results.
-Maintenance of Census files.
-Administration and records of oaths of office to town officials.
- The Town Clerk also serves as that Parking Clerk and handles the processing and appeals of all violations.
- Processing and appeal of non-criminal dispositions (bylaw and other civil violations).
We welcome you to contact our office or stop in for further information.