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Dog Licenses are issued in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 140, Section 137 of the Massachusetts General Laws & subject to provisions contained in Chapters 10 and 15 of the Town of Kingston By-Laws. Licenses are valid January 1st thru December 31st of each year. Obtain a dog license through the Town Clerk’s office, either in person, by mail, or online through March 15th only. If you no longer own a dog, previously licensed in Kingston, MA, please, notify the Town Clerk’s office to update our records.
Town Clerk's Office, 26 Evergreen Street, Kingston, Ma 02364. During office hours Dog Licenses are processed.
Apply online and follow the prompts (select "Online Services", then "Town Clerk Payments").
To license your dog by mail, please complete the mail in Dog License Form and send it to the Town Clerk with the following:
Once processed, the license and tags will be mailed back to you.
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According to Massachusetts law, the prospective couple must jointly file intentions to marry and may do so with the city or town clerk in any community in the state. There is a mandatory three-day waiting period before the license can be issued. Once obtained, the marriage license is valid for 60 days from the date the intentions are filed and may be used in any Massachusetts city or town. The license is not valid outside of the state.
Fees for the marriage license vary from town to town. Kingston's fee is $40. To schedule an appointment, additional filing information, and questions may be directed to the Town Clerk's Office at 781-585-0502.
Any person, whether individually or as a partnership, conducting business under any title other than the complete real name of the owner(s) must file a business certificate. The certificate must be filed with the Town Clerk in every city or town where an office of said business may be situated (Massachusetts General Law Chapter 110, Section 5).
You may file a Business Certificate either in person at the Town Clerk's office or by mail. To file by mail, please complete the certificate form, have your signature notarized and enclose a check made payable to the Town of Kingston in the amount of $40.
A Declaration of Homestead for Kingston real estate and manufactured homes should be filed online at Plymouth County Registry of Deeds.