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Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm & 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm or by appointment
Town Clerk: Karmen Bascom
Assistant Clerks: Rita Hull & Walter Hastings
2460 Vermont Route 14
PO Box 680
South Royalton, VT 05068
Phone: 802-763-7207 Fax: 802-763-8064
Royalton Town Clerk Upcoming Events and Dates to Remember
11/11/2019 clerk office closed for Veterans Day.
Notice: Anyone wishing to obtain a birth or death certificate will need to fill out the attached application:
To: Attorneys, Realtors, Researchers, Mortgage Companies, Financial Institutions
From: Karmen M. Bascom, Royalton Town Clerk
Date: June 4, 2019
Vermont recording fees will increase effective July 1, 2019.
Below is a summary of the changes.
Please plan accordingly so there is no delay in processing your recordings due to a shortage of fees.
Summary of Vermont Recording Fee Changes
Per H.526 (approved by VT Legislature 2019 session) 32 V.S.A. §1671 Effective: July 1, 2019
|FORMER FEE||NEW FEE|
|Document recording fees||$10/page||$15/page|
|PTTR (Property transfer tax return)||$10/document||$15/document|
|Survey plat recording fees||$15/sheet||$25/sheet|
|Certified copy of records (no change)||$10/page||$10/page|
|Examination of records (vault time)||$2/hour||$4/hour|
* Documents include all items recorded in the land records (deeds, mortgages, assignments, liens, releases, permits)
* Multiple assignments or releases included on one document are charged $15/assignment or release.
Dog Tags now available at the clerk office or through the mail. Current proof of rabies required.
Late Fees: Spayed or Neutered: $15 Not Spayed or Neutered: $19
New Dogs to the Area–Spayed or Neutered: $11 Not Spayed or Neutered: $15
Fish & Game Brochures are in for 2019
Get your 2019 Vermont Green Mountain Passport at our office!!!
Fill in the passport application below and bring to our office. Read up on any questions you may have. Check out the park and historic sites list.