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City Clerk
The city clerk’s office is responsible for maintaining the custody of birth, death and marriage records for the City of Westfield. These records date back to the 1700′s, which are often used in genealogy research.

The city clerk’s office serves the public daily by issuing:
  • Certified copies of birth, death and marriage records
  • Tag sale and flea market permits
  • Business certificates
  • Raffle and bazaar permits
  • Auctioneer licenses
  • Billiard licenses
  • Taxi licenses
  • Underground / above ground fuel storage licenses

The city clerk’s office must maintain files for all:
  • Board and commission minutes
  • Variances
  • Special permits
  • Subdivisions
  • City contracts
  • Other miscellaneous items

Additional Responsibilities
The city clerk, by virtue of her position, is also the clerk of the City Council. Therefore, all work generated by City Councilors is prepared and maintained in the city clerk’s office. A few examples of this would be the City Council agendas, City Council minutes, ordinances, orders, resolutions, appointments to boards and commissions, etc.

In closing, the city clerk’s office is the custodian of records for the City of Westfield.

Contact Us

Karen M. Fanion
City Clerk

City Hall - Room 210
59 Court Street
Westfield, MA 01085

Ph: (413) 572-6235
Fx: (413) 564-3114

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.