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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
1/1 Closed for New Year’s Day.
1/9 Board of Tax Abatement Meeting 7 p.m. See above link for details.
1/16 Open until 5 p.m. for filing citizen petitions to include articles in town meeting warning.
1/17 Open until 5 p.m.: Military & Overseas absentee requests.
1/18 mail & VEMS will be checked for Military & Overseas requests.
1/18 Presidential primary ballots (only) requested, will be available for early or absentee delivery.
1/20 Closed for MLK Day.
1/27 Open until 5 p.m. for filing petitions & consent forms to run for town offices.
1/29 Open until 5 p.m. deadline for candidates to withdraw after consenting to be nominated for town office.
Safety Zone signs are here!!!
Would you like to run for President of the United States, local office, or school director?
Visit our Go To Link: http://royaltonvt.com/government/town-clerks-office/elections-information/
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.
2020 Dog Tags will be available soon. $11 spayed/neutered $15 in-tact.
You may register in person, by mail or use our 24/7 secure drop box located at the office entrance. A copy of your dog’s current rabies certificate is required. See below link for all additional information needed.
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
Get your 2020 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.