The Town Clerk's Office strives to work efficiently and cooperatively with all departments, boards, and committees to provide excellence in service to the Community of Lakeville.
The Lakeville Town Clerk serves the residents of Lakeville as the official custodian and record keeper of Town Meeting records and vital records dating from the present back to 1853. This office also performs genealogical research.
The Town Clerk serves as the Chief Election Official and conducts all federal, state, and local elections. The Town Clerk also serves as a member of the Board of Registrars and maintains records of all voter registrations and related voter activities.
Records found in this office are: Birth Certificates, Death Certificates, Marriage Certificates, Marriage Licenses, Zoning Decisions, Town Meeting Records, Records of Elections, and a listing of all elected and appointed positions for the Town.
This office issues a number of licenses including: marriage licenses, dog licenses, and Business Certificates (DBA).
The Town Clerk maintains General, Zoning, and Sub-Division By-Laws and related amendments and State Statutes accepted by Town Meeting.
The Town Clerk accepts and posts all public meeting notices and agendas, conducts the Annual Town Census, and maintains street listings.
The Office of the Town Clerk is essentially the custodian of the past and a link to the future.