Town of Westminster, MA
Worcester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Westminster as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Town Clerk — See Ch. 19.
Board of Health fees — See Ch. 238.
[Adopted STM 9-18-1988 by Art. 15]

§ A259-1 Fees accepted.

The town accepts the following charges to Town Clerk fees as authorized by MGL C. 262, § 34, clauses 1-79:
Clause
Description
Fee
1
For filing and indexing assignments for the benefit of creditors
$10.00
11
For entering an amendment of a record of the birth of a child born out of wedlock subsequently legitimized
$10.00
12
For correcting errors in a record of birth
$10.00
13
For furnishing a certificate of a birth
$5.00
13A
For furnishing an abstract copy of a record of birth
$4.00
14
For entering a delayed record of birth
$10.00
20
For filing a certificate of a person conducting business under any title other than his real name
$20.00
21
For filing by a person conducting business under any title other than his real name of a statement of change of his residence, or of his discontinuance, retirement or withdrawal from or change of location of such business
$10.00
22
For furnishing a certified copy of a certificate of a person conducting business under any title other than his real name or a statement by such person of his discontinuance, retirement or withdrawal from such business
$5.00
24
For recording the name and address, date and number of the certificate issued to a person registered for the practice of podiatry in the Commonwealth
$20.00
29
For correcting errors in a record of death
$10.00
30
For furnishing a certificate of death
$5.00
30A
For furnishing an abstract copy of a record of death
$4.00
42
For entering a notice of intention of marriage and issuing certificates thereof
$15.00
43
For entering a certificate of marriage filed by persons married out of the Commonwealth
$5.00
44
For issuing a certificate of marriage
$5.00
44A
For furnishing an abstract copy of a record of marriage
$4.00
45
For correcting errors in a record of marriage
$10.00
54
For recording a power of attorney
$10.00
57
For recording a certificate of registration granted to a person engaged in the practice of optometry, or issuing a certified copy thereof
$20.00
58
For recording the name of the owner of a certificate of registration as a physician or osteopath in the Commonwealth
$20.00
62
For recording an order granting locations of poles, piers, abutments or conduits, alterations or transfers thereof, and an increase in number of wires and cable or attachments under the provisions of MGL C. 166, § 22
$40.00
    For an additional street
$10.00
66
For examining records or papers relating to birth, marriage or deaths upon the application of any person, expense thereof, but not less than
Actual expense thereof, but not less than $5.00
67
For copying any manuscript or record pertaining to a birth, marriage or death, per page
$5.00
69
For receiving and filing a complete inventory of all items to be included in a "closing-out sale", etc.:
    First page
$10.00
    Additional page
$2.00
75
For filing a copy of written instrument or declaration of trust by trustees of an association or trust, or any amendment thereof as provided by MGL C. 132, § 2
$20.00
78
For recording a deed of lot or plot in a public place of cemetery
$10.00
79
Recording any other documents:
    First page
$10.00
    Additional page
$2.00
[Adopted ATM 6-8-1991 by Art. 29; amended in its entirety ATM 5-2-2006 by Art. 38]

§ A259-2 Fees set.

The Town shall set fees for services provided by the Sealer of Weights and Measures as follows, as authorized by the provisions of MGL c. 98, § 56:
A. 
Balances and scales
Weight
(pounds)
Fee
Over 10,000
$150
5,000 to 10,000
$100
1,000 to 5,000
$75
100 to 1,000
$50
Less than 100
$25
B. 
Liquid measuring meters.
Type of Meter
Fee
Gasoline
$25
Vehicle tank pump
$50
C. 
Other devices.
(1) 
Coin counters: $50.
(2) 
Authomated retail systems (scanners):
(a) 
One to three registers/terminals: $25 each.
(b) 
Four to 11 registers/terminals: $200.
(c) 
More than 11 registers/terminals: $300.