Town Clerk



Mission of the Town Clerk’s Office


The Ipswich Town Clerk’s Office aim is to provide the highest level of professional service to all in the application of the multitude of duties and responsibilities set out for it in Massachusetts General Law, Massachusetts Government, the By-Laws of the Town of Ipswich, historic duties assigned by successive Select Boards and any new assignments set by contemporary leadership. The clerk continuously advances “best practices” for Massachusetts Governments in all these areas including vital records, conduct of elections, certification of voters and licensing of marriages, businesses, shellfish, and dogs. Customers of the office’s services are provided with the most timely, complete, efficient and competent attention with emphasis on the highest levels of civility and respect to which all persons are entitled.

The Ipswich Town Hall will close at Noon on Wednesday, November 25th, and will be closed on Thursday, November 26th, and  Friday, November 27th. 





  1. 2020 Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule For Open Meeting Notices

    Town Hall holiday closure will require advanced agenda submissions to the Town Clerk's office to comply with OML. Read on...
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