**Beginning on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, the Town Hall doors will be locked for public access, however, staff and offices remain available via phone, email, and for necessary scheduled in-person appointments. To make an appointment with the Town Clerks Office, please call 978-356-6677.
We thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time.
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.