Contact(s): Joanne Rankin - Town Clerk/Tax Collector
Maria Marchant - Deputy/Town Clerk/Tax Collector
Telephone: (207) 636-2843 Ext. 1 or 6
Fax : (207) 636-1144
Operating Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
the first and last Saturday
except holiday weekends
The Town Clerk/Tax Collector's office provides the following services:
Annual Town Meeting and Election
THE 2021 DOG LICENSES ARE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE. FEES FOR SPAYED/NEUTERED $6.00; MALE/FEMALE $11.00.
YOU MAY LICENSE YOUR DOG IN-PERSON OR ONLINE BY FOLLOWING THE LINK ON THE TOWN'S HOMEPAGE. THE TAGS WILL BE MAILED TO YOU.
MUNICIPAL ELECTION AND REFERENDUM RESULTS CLICK HERE
New Registrations - Purchased from
* If vehicle is brand new, you must provide the manufacturers suggested retail price sticker (window sticker).
New Registrations - Purchased through Private Sale:
Registration Renewals: May be processed online also by visiting www.sosonline.org
New Registrations - Purchased from a
New Registrations - Purchased through Private Sale
Registration Renewals: This may be process online by visiting www.maine.gov/online/sporting
For additional information regarding Dog Licensing procedures, please contact the Town Clerk.
Marriage Licenses and Vital Statistics Records
An appointment is not generally necessary to obtain a Marriage License BUT, depending on staffing, you may telephone the office to discuss the date and time you plan to apply.
Please telephone or email the Clerk's office for information. You may download the Marriage Intentions Form on the Home Page and complete in BLACK INK only. You must wait to sign page 2 in the presence of the Municipal Clerk.
Recording of Vital Statistics Records (births, deaths, marriages, etc.) and issuance of certified copies. Certified copies of birth, death, or marriage license - $15.00 for the first copy and $6.00 for each additional copy for the same at the same time.
Certified Copies of Birth, Marriage and Death records - $15.00 for 1st copy; $6.00 for any additional.
If you would like to register to vote in Shapleigh, please come into the Clerk's office and fill out a voter registration card. It is important that you show I.D. that has your Shapleigh residence address on it. Voter registration can take place anytime during our office hours. You may also register to vote on Election Day itself but you must show an I.D. showing your Shapleigh residence. Proper I.D. could be a Maine-Drivers license, car registration, utility bill or even an envelope that has gone through the mail to you at your Shapleigh address. P.O. Boxes cannot be accepted.
Just before any election can be busy in our office, so we recommend you try to register to vote well before election day if possible. If you move within Shapleigh, please let us know so we can update our voter list.
A qualified voter may enroll in a party by filing an application personally or by mail with the Registrar. A voter who is not enrolled in a party may not vote in a Primary Election or a Caucus. A voter may change his enrollment by filing an application with the Registrar personally or by mail. A change in enrollment may not be done 15 days prior to a caucus or primary.
Qualified Parties In
22 Back Road.
Town Clerk/Tax Collector
April 16, 2021 11:09 PM