Town Clerk

Sheila S. Sedlack, Town Clerk 860-738-6963 Extension 342
Cheryl L. Carriere, Ass't Town Clerk 860-738-6963 Extension 341

HOURS:
MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY 8:00 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M.
THURSDAY 8:00 A.M. THROUGH 7:00 P.M.
FRIDAY 8:00 A.M. THROUGH 12.00 NOON

Mailing address:
LAND RECORDS

Winchester Town Clerk
Attn: Real Estate Recording
338 Main Street
Winsted, CT 06098-1697

Mailing address for all other requests:

Town of Winchester
Town Clerk's Office
338 Main Street
Winsted, CT 06098-1697


This office is a source of information for the public, please feel free to call with your questions and we will try to direct you to where you need to be.

Basic Recording Fees:

Copies (other then land records) .25 per page

To do a land record search click below:  To view index only  "Sign in as a Guest" then go to Town of Winchester and click - this will bring you to the search menu:  To view documents or print copies of documents you must set up an account , the instructions  to do this will be there for you:



Deed/Mortgage..........................................................$53.00 for the first page
Amendment/Modification.............................................$53.00 for the first page
Assignment...............................................................$53.00 for the first page

Mers Documents-Exception.......................................$159.00 for the first page

Mers Documents-General...............................................$159 for the first page

Additional Recording Fees:
Additional pages and attachments ..............................$ 5.00 per additional page
Pages larger than 81/2" by 14"................................... Not Accepted
State Conveyance Tax Return ....................................$ 2.00 handling fee if trans-
action is not exempt.
Names not typed or printed under signatures ..............$ 1.00 per document
Grantee current mailing address missing .......................$ 5.00 per document

Transfer/Financing Fees/Taxes:
Municipal Real Estate Conveyance Tax ........................

.0025 times consider
ation ($2,000.00 or more).

In addition to the municipal conveyance tax statement, also file a state conveyance
tax return with deed. The state tax rate varies depending on type of property and
consideration\; include separate check for this tax to Commissioner of Revenue
Services.

Conveyance Tax (Sec.12-494)
State - residential property & unimproved land - .005 x considertion.
State - residential dwelling over $800,000 - .005 x $800,000.
- .01 x amount over $800,000.

State - non-residential except unimproved land - .01 x consideration.

Local - all categories - .0025 x consideration*
* Public Act 3-02, which allowed this increase from March 15, 2003 to July 2010, also gives 18 towns the option of increasing their municipal real estate conveyance tax ban an additional quarter point to 0.5%


Real Estate Searches, Copies and Certification: This office does not perform any searches of real estate records.
Fees for copies made by office .......................................$ 1.00
Certification fee (in addition to applicable copy fees) .............$ 2.00

Document/Recording Notes/Questions:
Document referencing system: Document #, Book, Page.
Common document errors include document submitted to wrong town, fee
incorrect, illegible document, tax forms not submitted with deed, name not printed
beneath signature, missing witnesses, and notarial certificate or seal missing.

Blanket assignments are not accepted. Blanket releases are not accepted
Originals of real estate documents are always returned after recording. Average
time to return documents after recording: 1 week


Surveys:
Maps: $10.00
Maps of Subdivisions of 3 parcels or more: $20.00 each

Vital Records: Increases for Certified Copies of a Vital Record became effective as of October 1, 2009

Certified Copies:

Birth - Short Form: ..............................................$15.00
Birth - Long Form: ..................................$20.00

Marriage Certificates: .......................................$20.00
Civil Union: .......................................$20.00
Death Certificates: .............................................$20.00




To request a birth certificate by mail please write a letter to include:

Full name at birth - date of birth - Father's full name - Mother's maiden name - Father's Birthplace - Mother's birthplace - Your name at present - your address - request a full size copy or a wallet - include a copy of your drivers license or other picture identification.

If other than the person listed on the birth certificate is requesting a copy please list your relationship to this person - reason for making this request.

Requests for Death or Marriage please include individual's name and date of event along with a self-addressed envelope.

To apply for a marriage license a couple must:

1). Apply in the Town or City in which you are to be married.
2). Blood Work no longer required.
3). Provide names of parents (Mother's maiden name) and where they were born.
4). A $30.00 fee is due at the time of application.
5). An additional fee of $20.00 is charged for a certified copy of the marriage
license.
6). There is no longer a waiting period, you will walk out of the office with the
license in hand.

Dog Licenses:

Spayed or Neutered dogs: $ 8.00
Others: $19.00
Lost tags: $.50
Guide Dogs: FREE (Need Proof)
Kennel Licenses (for 10 tags) $51.00
(For Show, Sport, or Sale Only)
Late Licensing penalty: $1.00 per month

Licenses are for good for 1 year: June 1 through June 1 of each year.
Dogs are relicensed during the month of June, proof they have received an updated rabies vaccine is necessary. If you are late relicensing your dog there will be a $1.00 a month additional fee charged.

If your dog has been spayed or neutered a certificate must be provided, such information will be permanently recorded. A new dog can be licensed anytime during the year.
Look for a notice about our rabies clinic which is usually offered during April, May or June. Rabies shots are offered at a discounted rate, and are given by the local veterinarian.


Sporting Licenses:
Current Pricing:

Resident Inland Waters Sport Fishing License $28.00
One Day Resident Marine Waters sport Fishing License $5.00
Resident All Waters Sport Fishing License $32.00
Resident combination Inland Waters Fishing and
Firearms Hunting License $38.00
Resident Combination Marine Waters Sport Fishing and
Firearms Hunting License $25.00
Resident Combination All Waters Sport Fishing and
Firearms Hunting License $38.00
Resident firearms Hunting License $19.00
Resident Combination All Waters Sport Fishing License
and Bow and Arrow Permit to Hunt Deer and Small Game $65.00
Fall Turkey Permits (Firearms Private/State Land and
Fall Archery $19.00
Spring Turkey Permits (Private Land/State Land) $19.00
Migratory Bird Conservation Stamp (Duck Stamp) $13.00
Deer Hunting firearms Permits (State Land Lottery/
No lottery,Private Land Shotgun/Rifle, State Land
Muzzleloader) $19.00
Archery Permit to Hunt Deer and Small Game $41.00
Resident Trapping License $34.00
Junior Trapping License $11.00
Junior firearms Hunting License $11.00
Junior Archery Permit to Hunt Deer & Small Game $19.00
Nonresident Inland Waters Fishing License $55.00
Nonresident Inland Waters Fishing License for 3
Consecutive Days $22.00
Nonresident Marine Waters Fishing License $15.00
Nonresident Marine Waters Fishing License for 3
Consecutive Days $8.00
Nonresident All Waters Fishing License $63.00
Nonresident Combination License to Fish in Inland
Waters and Firearms Hunt $110.00
Nonresident Combination License to Fish in Marine
Waters and Firearms Hunt $94.00
Nonresident Combination License to Fish in All
Waters and Firearms Hunt $120.00
Nonresident Firearms Hunting License $91.00
Nonresident Deer Hunting Firearms Permit $68.00
Nonresident Archery Permit to Hunt Deer and
Small Game $135.00


Notary Public:

We have the applications on hand for those who want to become Notaries: No Charge
When applying to the State the fee went from $60 to $120

We swear in newly appointed Notaries who live in the Town of Winchester as required by the State. $10.00

To register a change of name for a Notary $15.00
To register a change of address for a Notary $15.00
To notorize a document it is $5.00 per signature






OTHER SERVICES INCLUDE:
Boards and Commission Minutes
Military Records
Historic information about Winchester
Trade Name Certificates
Notices of Meetings
Resignation of Town Officials
Public Hearings
Selectmen's Minutes
Elections



JUSTICES OF THE PEACE
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE
TOWN OF WINCHESTER
JANUARY 5, 2009 - JANUARY 7, 2013
The following Justices can practice in the State of Connecticut.

Democrats:

Thomas J. Botticelli  136 Old Robertsville Rd.   860-379-8843

Deirdre H. DiCara   244 South Rd.  860-379-5260

James V. DiVita   56 Mountain Ave.   860-379-5852

Janine M. LaFountain-Pavlak   14 Curtice St.   860-379-1969

Arthur W. Melycher   24 Moore Ave.   860-738-4961

Jennifer Perga    378 East Wakefield Blvd.  860-379-5672

Mary Elin Renzullo   65 Oakdale Ave.   860-379-1438

Michael J. Renzullo   87 Wetmore Ave.   860-480-0517

Timothy J. Wheeler   152 Elm Street   860-201-3432

Republican

Debbie L. Angell   151 Elm St.   860-379-5172

Kenneth J. Fracasso   417 Winchester Rd.   860-738-9625

John L. Fratini 25 Hubbard St. 379-8865

Deborah G. Jones 364 Platt Hill Rd.  860-379-1413

Richard E. Nalette 95  Nalette Drive  860-307-3936

Carol A. Palomba   130 Willow St.    860-379-0145

Lisa Renee Smith   243 Wallens Hill Rd.   860-379-4179


Appointed by the Town Clerk

Susan Marie Angelini 207 Perch Rock Trail  860-459-5335
Cheryl A. Bartley 337 E. Wakefield Blvd 860-806-1931
Cheryl L. Carriere 317 Winchester Rd.   860-379-2652
Richard M. Dings   11 Gibbs St.  Unit 10  860-307-9339
Patricia A. Martin   364 Norwood Rd.  860-309-8628
Brady Miller 154 Rugg Brook Rd.   860-379-9762
Judith Palmer   264 Perch Rock Trail   860-309-1703
Gerard H. Trieschmann  86 Colony Drive  860-379-9027
Richard P. Wells   27 Royer St.  860-379-6956








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