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Kathy Dunai (D)
Town Clerk
Michele Urch
Assistant Town Clerk

Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

83 Mountain Road
Suffield, CT 06078

(860) 668 3880

Town Clerk Kathy Dunai inside the vault with historical book open.

Mission Statement

The Town Clerk's office is the official record keeper for the Town of Suffield, responsible for recording, maintaining and certifying land records (including deeds, mortgages, liens, maps, and any other related documents); vital statistics (births, marriages, civil unions, and deaths); minutes and agendas of Suffield's boards and commissions; and other Town records.


Absentee Ballots

Birth Certificate

Death Certificate

To apply, complete Death Certificate Request Form

Dog License

The State of Connecticut requires all dogs six (6) months or older to be licensed in order to keep track of rabies information.

Due Date:  Yearly during month of June

Initial Licensing Requirements:  

  • Complete Dog License Application Form
  • Rabies Certificate from veterinarian
  • Spayed or Neutered Certificate from veterinarian, if applicable


  • Spayed or neutered dogs:  $8
  • All others:  $19
  • Late fees:  $1 per month

To Renew:

Online Dog License Renewal System

  • In person at Town Clerk's office

Justice of the Peace

Land Records

Online Land Record Database

Land Records Hours:
Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 12:30 pm

Land Recording Fees:

  • Land Record document:  $60.00 for first page
  • Each additional page:  $5.00
  • Conveyances over $2,000:  $2.00
  • Foreclosed Property Registrations:  $60.00
  • Nominee (MERS):
    • Releases & Assignments:  $159.00 flat fee
    • Other nominee recordings:  $5 each additional page

Documents received after December 1st without proper fee will be returned.

Marriage License


  • Birthplace of Applicants
  • Birthplace, Parents of Applicants
  • Maiden Name, Mothers of Applicants


Military Separation Papers

Sports License

  • Sport license valid for calendar year, January to December

  • Hunting License requires certificate of completion from hunter's safety course

  • Fishing License available to residents 16+ years
    • 16 & 17 year-olds:  reduced rate
    • 65+ years:  free
      • must renew each year
    • Under 16 years:  free
    • ALL licenses for trout/salmon:  +$5 

Business/Trade Name Registration & Cancellation

Vital Records

  • Certified copies of Vital Records available for $20 each to authorized recipients
  • Make checks payable to "Town of Suffield"
  • Mail completed form, payment, and appropriate ID to:

Town of Suffield
Attn: Town Clerk
83 Mountain Road
Suffield, CT 06078

Town Clerk Kathy Dunai pictured in Fire Department gear.

In addition to her role as Suffield's Town Clerk, Kathy Dunai is an active member of the Suffield Volunteer Ambulance Association serving as an EMT!