Frequently Asked Questions
If you're a resident of Brockton, just come to the City Clerk's Office at City Hall and give them your name and date of birth. There is a $24 fee (cash or money order only, personal checks are not accepted). If you are out of town, send a letter with your name and date of birth, along with a self-addressed stamped envelope, to the City Clerk's Office, 45 School St., Brockton, Mass. 02301 along with the $24 fee (cash or money order only, personal checks are not accepted).
If the birth certificate is for a child you must send a notarized letter with the child's name and date of birth, a copy of the parent's ID, a self-addressed stamped envelope and the $24 fee (cash or money order only, personal checks are not accepted) to the City Clerk's Office, 45 School St., Brockton, Mass. 02301.
Contact the Assessors' Office at 508. 580.7194 with the correct information.
Dog licenses can all be obtained from the Elections Commission at City Hall.
For a dog license bring or mail a copy of the rabies certificate to the Registrar of Voters (Elections Commission) at City Hall. The fee is $24 for the yearly license, or $10 if you show proof that your pet has been spayed or neutered.
Hunting and Fishing licenses can be obtained at most locations that sell hunting and fishing gear.
Payments can be made at the Tax Collectors Office, located in the basement of City Hall, 45 School St., or online on the city's web site - go to the Online Services tab, and select Pay a Bill.
You can also mail your payment in to :
City of Brockton
Attn: Tax Collector
45 School St.
Brockton, MA 02301
You can report issues with your landlord here.