Town Clerk

The Building and Zoning Department issues permits and completes inspections to assure that codes and zoning regulations are met and proper plans and documents are completed.

A Message from the Town Clerk's Office

 

THE TOWN CLERK’S OFFICE OFFERS THE FOLLOWING SERVICES

 

Urging Residents to Use Online and Mail Services Available As you know, the Coronavirus (Covid-19) is in RI and diligence must be made to prevent the spread. In that effort, the Town of Barrington is advising residents and businesses to take advantage of its Online, Mail-in services and utilization of the Town’s Drop Box located at the left front door of Town Hall. The following services are available:

Voter Information – Check your voter status and register to vote by visiting the following link:  https://vote.sos.ri.gov/ 

Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates: http://ci.barrington.ri.us/forms/clerkform.php

Please use the above link for the appropriate application.  You are asked to fill out rhe application, supply a copy of your drivers license and submit a check made out to the Town of Barrington.  You can mail it to:  283 County Road, Attn:  Town Clerk’s Office, Barrington, RI  02806 or you may drop it in the DROP BOX in front of the Town Hall (left front door).

APPOINTMENTS ARE NECESSARY FOR THE FOLLOWING SERVICES:

Marriage Licenses – Please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 401-247-1900x1 to make an appointment.  http://ci.barrington.ri.us/forms/clerkform.php

Land Evidence (Deeds/ Mortgages) - Please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 401-247-1900x1 to make an appointment.

Please visit the following link to Search Land Evidence Records at:  US Land Records - For public access to the land records index for Barrington (1974-current), please go to http://www.uslandrecords.com, then select the State of Rhode Island, and the Town of Barrington.  Fees:  http://ci.barrington.ri.us/forms/clerk/RecordingFees7-19.pdf

Probate: Please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 401-247-1900x1 to make an appointment.

For forms please visit the following website: https://www.sos.ri.gov/divisions/business-services/probate-forms/

Notary Service:  Please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 401-247-1900x1 to make an appointment.

Dog Licensing:  Please send your payment via USPS to the Barrington Town Hall, Attn:  Town Clerk’s Office – Dog Licensing, 283 County Road, Barrington, RI  02806

Town Clerk Meredith J. DeSisto mdesisto@barrington.ri.gov

Stephanie Bernardo sbernardo@Barrington.ri.gov

Michele Cross mcross@barrington.ri.gov  

The Town Clerk is appointed by the Town Manager and serves as clerk of the Council, Financial Town Meeting, Probate Court, and Board of Canvassers and is the Recorder of Deeds. The Town Clerk has a staff of two full-time clerks and one part-time clerk. Clerk to the Trustees, Amey Tucker Spencer Trust Fund.

I-CONTACT (E-Mail) INFORMATION FORM

 

The Town of Barrington is collecting email addresses to inform the public of important information regarding:

  • Barrington Board Meetings: Are there boards that you are interested in attending.

  • Board of Canvassers: Elections - registering to vote, and dates of upcoming elections.

  • Emergencies: Storms, power outages

  • Financial Town Meetings: Reminders for the FTM and Budget Hearing

 

Sign up with your email address here. ​

Records kept by the Town Clerk include:

  • Voter registration forms, lists

  • Election records

  • Financial Town Meeting

  • Dog Licensing Licenses are issued annually from March 1- April 30. A late fee of $10.00 is applied to renewed licenses after April 30th.

 

 

 

 

 

  • Licensing which includes entertainment, liquor and victualling

 

 

  • Permits which includes amplification, banner, junk, private detective, and secondhand dealers

 

  • Family farm records

2020 Election

TOWN OF BARRINGTON, RI

For up-to-date information on voting click the link below.

https://vote.sos.ri.gov/Voter/VoterCalendar

Poll Worker Application - Attachment

Barrington will not hold a Primary on Tuesday, September 8, 2020

General Election
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
All Polls Open: 7:00 am to 8:00 pm

Mail Ballot Application: https://vote.sos.ri.gov/


Town Clerk’s office at 247-1900 x1

Forms & Information

Click here for forms and other information available from the Town Clerk's office.

Office Location

The Town Clerk’s Office is centrally located on the first floor at Town Hall, 283 County Road.

Town of Barrington

283 County Road

Barrington, RI 02806-2406

Town Hall Hours:

8:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Monday

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday

8:30 a.m.-NOON Friday

Phone: (401) 247-1900

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