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The Town Clerk issues licenses and permits including:
  • pole location permits (fee $40.00)
  • storage of gasoline (fee $50.00)
  • raffle and bazaar licenses (fee $30.00)
  • various regulatory licenses as assigned, in accordance with applicable Town and State laws

Marriage License

A couple planning to get married in Massachusetts needs to make an appointment to:
  • File their marriage intention in order for the marriage to be recognized as official.
  • Come together in person to the Town Clerk's Office to file the intention.  There is a three (3) day waiting period.
  • The filing fee is $25.00 plus $10.00 for a certified copy of the marriage license.  Checks should be made payable to the Town of Wayland.
  • Call the Town Clerk's Office to schedule an appointment 508-358-3630 or 3631.
Once issued, the marriage license is valid for 60 days.  Once a marriage license is returned to the Town Clerk by the Officiant indicating that the marriage has taken place, it will be recorded with the state and a marriage certificate may be issued.

Dog Licenses


All dog owners in the Town are required to obtain a license for their dog(s).  The licensing period is from January 1 in the calendar year to December 31 of the same year.

All dogs must be licensed by January 15th.

A license will be issued only if the owner has evidence of a rabies vaccination which is valid as of the date of issuance.  

The fee for licensing dogs in Wayland:  Male/Female $20.00 each - Neutered/Spayed $15.00 each.

Copies of the dog control bylaw and forms to obtain a dog license are available in the Town Clerk's Office.  You may also download a Request form for a Dog Llicense HERE.

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Town of Wayland    41 Cochituate Road, Wayland, MA 01778-2614    Tel: (508) 358-7701    FAX: (508) 358-3627
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