Office Hours: M/W/F 7:30 am to 12 pm and 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm

In March 2012 we had a drop box installed for your convenience.  It is located on the front wall of the building above the handicapp ramp. 

Office Phone: (802-454-8461)

Town Clerk/Treasurer: Linda Wells
Assistant Town Clerk: Carol Smith

Property Tax Policy

Taxes are due and payable on the due date on your bill.  Payments not hand delivered to the Town Clerk/Treasurer by 4pm or postmarked on the due date will not be accepted as on time payment.  After this date, they become delinquent and will be turned over to the Collector of Delinquent Taxes.  You will be charged 8% penalty fee and 1% interest per month therafter.  The only exception to the above policy is School Payment #1.  This payment will be charged only the interest of 1% per month until the due date of the second School billing.  The due dates of taxes are set at each annual Town meeting.

Town taxes are due August 9, 2017.  School Taxes are due November 8, 2017 and February 14, 2018.


The following services are available at the Town Clerk's Office:

Battery Recycling - we now recycle your rechargeable batteries free of charge.  

Dog or Wolf-Hybrids Licences - are due April 1st and are required by Vermont State Law.

Fees are: $ 9.00 for spayed/neutered dogs
$13.00 if not spayed/neutered
Total fees include:
$1.00 Vermont State Fee - rabies research
$4.00 Vermont State Fee - spaying/neutering program (effective July 1, 2015)

A valid rabies certificate must be provided. For questions about rabies call the rabies hotline: 1-800-472-2437.

If you register your dog late, after April 1st, the fees are 50% higher.
$11.00 for spayed or neutered
$17.00 for dogs that are not spayed or neutered

Motor Vehicle Registration Renewals 
You can register online directly with the DMV.
We can process renewals that expire this month or during the two prior months - as long as there are no changes. If expired or changing owners you will need to deal directly with the DMV. Bring your renewal form mailed to you, payment to DMV (check or money order), and $3.00 separate payment to Town of Plainfield.

Green Mountain Passport - for age 62 and older
Fee: $2.00

Land Posting
Fee: $5.00

Licenses - Civil Union and Marriage
Fee: $45.00

Warranty Deed: $10.00 per page
Mortgage Deed: $10.00 per page
Mortgage Discharge: $10.00 per discharge
Property Transfer Return: $10.00 per transfer
Vital Recods
Fee: $10.00 per certified copy

Voter Registration
Register to vote at the Town Clerk's office either in person or by mail, or register online at the VT Secretary of States website, link is and click on elections

The deadline to register to vote is 5:00 pm on the Wednesday before any election.

Water Assessment - semi-annually $223.00  eff. July 1, 2017

Wastewater Assessment - semi-annually $279.00 eff. July 1, 2017
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