Updated: October 2013
Welcome to the Town Clerk's Office
The Clerk works closely with the Board of Registrars to oversee polling places and the general conduct of all elections. The Clerk also maintains records of adopted municipal code, by-laws, oaths of office, resignations and appointments.
Attorney General and State Ethics Web Resources
Any questions please call Peggy Barile Town Clerk at (781) 581-0018 or email me by clicking here.
Town of Nahant Charter and By-Laws (PDF)
Forms and Licenses
Marriage License (Updated July 2013)
The cost of filing for a license is $15. The license is valid for sixty days, and may be used for a ceremony conducted in any city or town in Massachusetts. The Clergy or Justice of the Peace performing the ceremony must sign the license and return it to the issuing city or town.
Business Certificate (D.B.A.)
There is a $20 filing fee in Nahant for a D.B.A. certificate. The certificate may be renewed in person or by mail. The certificate must be renewed every four years. In addition, a letter of clearance must be obtained from the Building Inspector prior to filing a D.B.A. with the Town Clerk. Both the D.B.A. Request and D.B.A. Change Forms are provided below.
Nahant List of Residents | 2013
The 2013 List of Residents book is now available at Town Hall in the Clerk's office. Cost is $5. This edition contains both Residents by Street Address and a complete list of Residents in alphabetical order.
Nahant Census Information
Please understand that this information provided
If a Family Member is currently serving in the Military or away at college, unless that individual has established residency elsewhere, DO NOT REMOVE THEM FROM YOUR RESIDENCE CONTINUE TO LIST THEM AS RESIDENTS IN THE HOME.
Should you have any questions or concerns
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Voting Information and Elections Schedule:
The Town Clerk administers nomination and election processes, registers voters, and conducts the annual municipal census. Voter registration in Nahant has never been easier than it is today. You may visit the Election Office in Nahant Town Hall and complete a voter registration form in person. Or, you may obtain a mail-in voter registration form from the Town Hall lobby.
Complete voting information is available below in the guide "Voting in Nahant".
2013 Town Meeting Warrant #30 ApprovalRE: Nahant Annual Town Meeting of April 27, 2013 - Case # 6731 | Warrant Article # 30 (General)
Dear Ms. Barile:
Article 30 - We approve the amendments to the Town's by-laws adopted under Article 30 at the April 27, 2013 Nahant Annual Town Meeting, except as noted below (See Disapproval # 1 of 1 on pages 3-4).
The amendments adopted under Article 30 add a new Article XIII, Non-Criminal Disposition of Violations, to the Town’s Police Regulations By-law. The new Article XIII is comprised of three sub-Articles, as follows: Article I, General Provisions; Article II, Noncriminal Disposition of Violations and Article III, Offenses Generally. (Download the letter below for full detail)
Any questions please contact the Town Clerk
State Election Results | Archive (Unofficial)
Federal Election Results | November 6, 2012
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