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    City/Town Clerk

    City/Town Clerk

    Michael Smart

    Michael B. Smart, City Clerk
    E-mail City Clerk at msmart@newhavenct.net

    200 Orange St.
    New Haven, CT 06510
    (203) 946-8346

    Sally Brown - Deputy City Clerk sbrown@newhavenct.net
    May Gardner-Reed - Land Records Expediter mbeyreed@newhavenct.net
    (legal document requests/inquiries)
    Vincent Daniels - Land Records Specialist vdaniels@newhavenct.net
    (Any land record request/inquiries)
    Eileen Segui - Election Specialist esegui@newhavenct.net
    (General office inquiries/election requests)

    The City Clerk provides the following services:

    •     Takes custody of and processes all public documents, including claims, garnishments and suits against the City. Records and processes land records i.e., mortgages, releases, quit claims, liens, etc., records all notaries and justices of the peace; processes dog licenses, liquor permits and trade name certificates.

    •     Compiles and maintain Board of Aldermen’s legislation. Oversee the codification of all legislation enacted to the City‘s Code of Ordinances as well as the Zoning Ordinances.

    •     Prepares and distributes absentee ballots for primaries and elections. As well as filing of all city contracts, tax liens, sewer liens, recordings of the Mayor’s appointments to the City’s Boards and Commissions.
    The complete text of the Code of General Ordinances or the New Haven Zoning Code for the City of New Haven is available now on the website at the Municipal Code Corporation, which maintains the Code. 

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