Town Clerk

Town Clerk Carol Lee and Assistant Clerk Mikki Busch are the central information point at the Andover town office, helping you to find the resources and information you need.

Contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 860-742-0188, extension 2

Questions and Services:

Do I need a Hunting, Fishing and Trapping License?
Yes, these licenses are available in the Town Clerks Office. A hunting license not over five (5) years old or a CT Firearms Safety Certificate must be shown to obtain a hunting license. The following licenses are available:

Firearms Hunting
Jr. Firearms Hunting
Hunting & Fishing
Fishing (over 16)
Trapping
Jr. Trapping
Pheasant Tags
Migratory Bird Stamp
HIP Permit
Free licenses for the handicapped are issued each year.
Seniors age 65 and over are issued a free lifetime license.

How Do I Get a Marriage License?
Marriage licenses are issued in the Town Clerks office for marriage ceremonies taking place in Andover.  There is no waiting period. The fee is $30.00.

How Do I Get a Name Change Certificate?
Name Change certificates are available in the Town Clerks Office. If you own property in town and you change your name, a certificate should be recorded on the Land Records. The fee for recording is $53.00 for the first page and $5.00 for each additional page.

How Do I Find a Notary in Andover?
Town Clerk, Carol Lee and Asst. Town Clerk, Mikki Busch are both Notary Publics and can provide these services at the Town Office. The fee for this service is $5.00 per seal.  Photo identification must be presented.

How Do I Get A Passport?
Passport information can be obtained by going online to travel.state.gov/passport_services.html

Other Services:

Fax Services
Fax service is available for $1.00 per page in the Town Clerk’s Office. Copy service is available for .25 cents per page.

Doing Business in Andover
Anyone conducting business in the Town of Andover must file a Trade Name Certificate with the Town Clerk and a personal property declaration with the Assessors Office. The Building Department must also be notified. Fee to record trade name certificate is $5.00.

Meeting Schedules
Monthly meeting schedules for local boards and commissions, and lists of members of boards and commissions are available in the Town Clerks Office. A bulletin board of weekly meeting agendas for local boards and commissions and the minutes of these meetings are open for public inspection during regular office hours.

Reserve the Old Firehouse
To reserve the Old Firehouse call Town Clerk Carol Lee or Assistant Town Clerk Mikki Busch at 742-0188, extension 2. The key may be picked up the day before your event and returned to the Town Clerk the day after use. A cash deposit of $50.00 is required, and will be refunded when the key is returned.