Town Clerk

Reminder:  The State Primary will be held at the Holland Community Center on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 from 7am until 8 pm.


Reminder: Regular voting for the State Election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at the Community Center 40 Brimfield Rd from 7am-8pmEarly voting will take place from Oct 23 - Nov 1 in the Town Clerk's office during the Town Clerk's normal business hours which are: Tuesdays 5:30-8:30, Wed 5:30-7 and Thur 9-12/1-4. Will also be open on Saturday October 27th 9am-12pm.

***If you won a seat in the recent local election, please come to the Town Clerk's office to be sworn in and officially accept the position. 





All canines residing in Holland must be licensed with the town.   Fees are $10 for each neutered/altered dog and $20 each unaltered dog.  Licenses can be obtained in the following ways:

*in person through the Town Clerk’s office.  Office hours are Tuesdays 5:30 – 8:30 pm, Wednesdays 5:30-7:00pm, Thursdays 9am – 12pm and 1-4pm. 

*through our online dog licensing link: at

*through the mail by simply sending in a check made payable to:

Town of Holland,

ATTN: Town Clerk

27 Sturbridge Rd

Holland, MA 01521 


Register to Vote:

Absentee Ballot Application for an Individual:

Absentee Ballot Application for a Family Member:

Mission Statement and Description of Services:

The Town Clerk’s Office is committed to providing competent, courteous, and efficient service.

The Town Clerk is the chief election official, recording official, registrar of vital records (births, deaths and marriages), as well as, the public records official.

The Town Clerk’s Office issues licenses and permits, including marriage licenses, business licenses (DBA’s) and renewals, dog licenses, raffle/bazaar permits and requests for public documents.

The Town Clerk is responsible for all elections, census and voter registration, as well as overseeing the polling place and the conduct of all elections and elected related activity, and records all actions of Town Meeting. The Town Clerk records and certifies all official actions of the Town, including town meeting legislation and appropriations. The Town Clerk’s Office administers the oaths of office and maintains appointments and resignations of all Town Officials.

Often considered the core of local government, the Town Clerk's Office serves as the central information point for local residents and citizens at large. The Town Clerk is the keeper of town records, the chief election official, a member of the Board of Registrars, official keeper of the Town Seal, registers all vital events occurring within the community and those events occurring elsewhere to local residents. The Town Clerk records and preserves birth, marriage and death re and provides certified copies of these records upon request.

Contact the Town Clerk

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Sharon Ashleigh Town Clerk