Town of Swansea, MA
Bristol County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Swansea as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted as Ch. 2, Art. VIII, Div. 2, § 2-366, of the 1988 Revised General Bylaws; amended in its entirety 5-19-2003 ATM by Art. 19]
The following fees shall be charged by the Town Clerk for the services listed:
A. 
Filing and indexing assignment for the benefit of creditors: $10
B. 
Entering amendment of a record of child born out of wedlock subsequently legitimized: $15
C. 
Correcting the errors in a record of birth: $15
D. 
Furnishing a certificate birth-long form: $10
E. 
Furnishing an abstract copy of record of birth: $5
F. 
Entering a delayed record of birth: $15
G. 
Filing a certificate of a person conducting business under any title other than his/her real name: $40
H. 
Filing by a person conducting business under any title than his/her real name, of a statement of change of residence or of discontinuance, retirement or withdrawal from, or of location of such business: $20
I. 
Furnishing a certified copy of a certificate of a person conducting business under any title other than his/her real name or a statement by such person of his/her discontinuance, retirement or withdrawal from such business: $10
J. 
Recording the name and address and the date and number of the certificate issued to a person registered for the practice of podiatry in the commonwealth: $40
K. 
Correcting errors in a record of death: $15
L. 
Furnishing a record of death: $10
M. 
Entering a notice of intention of marriage and issuing certificate thereof: $25
N. 
Entering certificates of marriage filed by persons married outside of the commonwealth: $15
O. 
Issuing a marriage certificate: $10
P. 
Correcting errors in a record of marriage: $15
Q. 
Recording a power of attorney: $20
R. 
Recording certificate of registration granted to a person to engage in the practice of optometry, or issue a certificate thereof: $40
S. 
Recording the name of the owner of a certificate of registration as a physician or osteopath in the commonwealth: $40
T. 
Recording an order granting locations of poles, piers, abutments, conduits, alterations, or transfers thereof, and/or increase of number of wires and cables or attachments under provisions of MGL c. 166, § 22: $50
U. 
Each additional street in such order: $15
V. 
Examining records or papers relating to birth, marriage, or death upon the application of any person: the actual expense thereof, but not less than: $10
W. 
Copying any manuscript or record pertaining to birth, marriage or death: $10
X. 
Receiving and filing of a complete inventory of all items to be included in a closing out sale, etc:
(1) 
First page: $25
(2) 
Each additional page: $5
Y. 
Filing a copy of written instrument or declaration of trust by the trustees of an association or trust, or any amendment thereof, as provided by MGL c. 182, § 2: $40
Z. 
Recording deed of lot or plot in a public burial place or cemetery: $15
AA. 
Recording any other documents not subject to the foregoing provisions:
(1) 
First page: $10
(2) 
Each additional page: $2
BB. 
Providing certified copies of any record: $10