Town Offices Are Closed
The Warner Board of Selectmen have closed Town Hall Offices to the public per the Governor's Stay At Home Executive Order Order #17. Most all Town business can be performed on-line. If you have quuestions, please use email or phone. If you need to physically come to an office, you must schedule an appointment. To get email notices of meeting agendas, meeting minutes, and other town information, sign up at https://warner.nh.us/keep-in-touch
The following offices are closed Thursday, December 24, 2020: Town Clerk, Tax Collector.
|Contact:||Michele Courser - Town Clerk|
Darcie Buskey - Deputy Town Clerk
|Address:||5 East Main Street|
PO Box 265
Warner NH 03278
|Phone:||603-456-2298 x5 or x6|
|Hours:||Closed - By Appointment Only|
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM Mon/Wed/Thu
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM Tue
The Town Clerk is the Official recorder of the Town and is the Keeper of the Town's records. Records include births, marriages, deaths, dog licenses and auto registrations. The Town Clerk also performs administrative tasks dealing with elections including voter registrations and ballots.
COVID-19 Special Hours and Info
Starting June 1st, 2020, the Town Clerk’s office hours are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00a – 3:00p and Tuesday 8:00a – 6:00p, by Appointment only. Renewals, dog licenses and Copies of Vital Records can still be done on line, by mail, or by using the drop box located at the front entrance of the building. (NO CASH PLEASE). Please do not hesitate to call with any questions, our number is 603-456-2298 ext 5 or 6 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Transactions where you need to make an appointment to come into the office include:
- Marriage Application
- Transferring of plates
- New registrations
- New dogs
- Notary Services
- Voter Registration
What we do
Minutes for the meetings of all town boards, committees, commissions, sub-committees, work sessions, study groups are filed and preserved through the Town Clerk's office. Public records are available to the public during office hours.
Wetlands Applications are processed and recorded at the Town Clerk's Office.
The Public Voter Checklist is available in the Town Clerk's Office, Town Hall Main Hall, and Selectman's Office.
We accept credit/debit cards, cash, and check for services including vehicle registrations, dogs, and vital records. When using a check, the town and state fees are a single payment made out to the Town of Warner.
Credit cards accepted on-line and in the office: Mastercard, American Express, Discover, and Visa. Note
that fees apply when paying by credit card.
Additional Information and Links:
- Dog Licenses
- State of NH Motor Vehicle Forms and Applications
- State of NH DMV FAQ
- Vehicle Registration
- Vehicle eRegistration
- Vital Records (Birth, Death, Marriage & Divorce Certificates)
- Town Meeting Minutes
All Dogs 4 months and older must be licensed by April 30th of every year.
License through the mail with up to date rabies information, neutering or spaying certificate (if not on file with the Town). Include a self-addressed-stamped-return envelope & payment to address listed above.
- $ 2.00......1st dog for owners 65 yrs or older (additional dogs, regular fee)
- $ 6.50......4-7 months old
- $ 6.50......over 7 months & spayed/altered
- $ 9.00......over 7 months & not spayed/altered
- $20.00.....Group (5 dogs or more)
- ** Penalty: $1 per dog per month after May 31st
- ** $25 Civil Forfeiture Fine: To follow if owner is in non-compliance according to State Law. (RSA 466)
- ** Past amounts outstanding carry over
Drivers Privacy Act RSA 260:14Motor Vehicles Records are not Public Information.
- In stock: Passenger, Conservation, Motorcycle, Trailer, Farm, Tractor, Agriculture
- Can be ordered: Vanity, Antique Vanity, Conservation Vanity, Motorcycle Vanity, State Park
- Obtained in Concord the first time (after completing the town portion at the Town Clerk's office): Veterans, Antique, Disability, Construction
2000 and newer model year vehicles, motorcycles and trailers over 3000 lbs GVW need a title. All people listed as new owners/buyers must be present to sign the Application for a new Title.
Forms are available from the office to apply for a Duplicate Title. Current owner(s) signature(s) required and Lien Release if applicable.
RENEWAL: The Current Registration or a Copy is required by state law at time of renewal.
TRANSFER: The Current Registration or a Certified Copy must be SURRENDERED at the time of Transferring valid license plates to another vehicle in order to receive credit. A certified copy may be issued at the office to the first owner on the registration.
LOST REGISTRATION: The Town Clerk's Office is able to issue a Certified Registration - $18
LOST DECAL(S)/PLATE(S): The Office is able to issue Replacement Decals/Plates for a fee, the Original Registration is surrendered
First Time Registering:
- A. PROOF OF RESIDENCY:
- Mail (Utility bill) delivered to the physical address (not a PO Box)
- Postmarked envelope the mail was in
- B. NEW RESIDENT:
- From another NH Town:
- Proof of Residency
- Current expiring registration
- From Out-of-State:
- Proof of Residency
- Title or Lien holder information.
- From another NH Town:
State Letters:You may notify this office if you receive a letter from the Department of Motor Vehicle or the Title Department and have questions.
Vital RecordsOn-Line records issued through the office for the following time periods:
- Births: 1935 - Present (except 1949 & 950)
- Deaths: 1965 - Present
- Marriages: 1960 - Present
- Divorce Decrees: 1979 to within 6 months from present
- Civil Union: 2008 and 2009
- Civil Union Dissolutions: 2008 to within 6 months from present
Prior to these dates, a Certified Copy is available from the Town where the event took place or the State Vital Records Department in Concord. You may contact the office for "Non-Computerized Record" search for an event that occurred in Warner earlier than the above stated years.All requests must be in writing or submitted on-line using our Vital Record Request page stating:
- Exact Information
- Name of person(s) on record
- Date of event
- Type of event - Birth/Death/Marriage/Divorce/Civil Union/Disillusion
- Name of person requesting information
- Copy of the requester's photo ID
- His/her relationship to the person whose record is being requested
- Signature of requester
- $15.00 search fee, $10 additional copies
- Reason for the request
- Self Addressed Stamped Return Envelope