Welcome to the on-line portal to the Town Clerk's office, open 24/7!

     Cindy Essler, Town Clerk
     Paige Essler, Deputy Town Clerk
     Town of Nunda Government Center
     PO Box 699
     4 Massachusetts Street

     Nunda, NY 14517
     585.468.5177 phone
     585.468.5548 fax
 
 

The town offices are open the following hours:
Monday 9:00am to 1:00pm / 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Tuesday 9:00am to 1:00pm / 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Wednesday 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Thursday 9:00am to 1:00pm / 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Friday 9:00am to 1:00pm / 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Saturday By appointment only
Sunday Closed
The town offices are closed
on the following days in 2013: 
January 1 - New Year's Day
January 21 - Martin Luther King Day
February 18 - President's Day
May 27 - Memorial Day
July 4 - Independence Day
September 2 - Labor Day
October 14 - Columbus Day
November 5 - Election Day
November 11 - Veteran's Day
November 29 - Thanksgiving
December 25 - Christmas

The Town Clerk's Office is the center of town government. The Town Clerk maintains Town Board records and publishes notices of public hearings. As the Registrar, the Town Clerk keeps birth and death records, issues birth and death certificates and burial permits and conducts genealogical searches. The Town Clerk is an elected office with a four-year term.

The Town Clerk provides the following services:

Birth Certificates | Dog Licenses | Death Certificates | Election Information
Freedom of Information | Genealogy Copies | Handicapped Parking Permits | Hunting / Fishing Licenses
Marriage Licenses | Notary Public | Public Meeting Minutes | Voter Registrations


 




 

Dog Licenses
All dogs in New York State require a license. Proof of a rabies vaccination from a veterinarian is required. The rabies certificate must contain the date the shot was given and the expiration. For dogs that are unable to receive a rabies shot, a Certificate of Exemption from Rabies Vaccination MUST be completed by the attending veterinarian and the dog owner. Certificates are available from the Town Clerk's office.

All dogs over the age of four (4) months must be licensed. Dog licenses must be renewed every year and the fees are as follows:

Spayed / Neutered dogs $ 10.00
Unspayed / Unneutered dogs $15.00
Replacement ID tags $ 3

Hunting / Fishing Licenses
New York State Conservation Licenses may be obtained at the Town Clerk's Office. Hunters should bring their driver's license and either an old hunting license or a hunter education certificate when applying. Old backtags are not valid proof of eligibility. Fishing licenses are required for persons 16 years of age and older. A driver's license or driver's permit are eligible forms of identification. Fees vary according to license type:
 

  Resident Licenses: 
Senior Sportsman / Fishing (65 years of age of older)
Small Game / Big Game Combination
Small Game
Sportsman (small & big game & fishing)
SuperSportsman (small & big game, fishing, archery, muzzleloading & turkey)
Conservation Legacy (SuperSportsman plus the Conservationist Magazine) 
Fishing (season)
Fishing (7 consecutive days)
Archery (bow hunting)
Muzzleloading
Turkey Permit (includes Fall & Spring)
Trapping
Junior Trapping
Junior Small Game
Junior Archery (bow hunting)

 
  Non - Resident Licenses: 
1-day fishing
7-day fishing (consecutive days)
Season Fishing
Small Game
Big Game
SuperSportsman
Archery (bow hunting)
Muzzleloading
Turkey Permit
Bear Tag

More information can be obtained at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation website. www.dec.state.ny.us



Applications for copies of: Birth, Marriage, and Death certificates can be found by going to the Documents Page.

Marriage Licenses
License: $40
Copy: $10

The Town Clerk is responsible for issuing a New York State Marriage License to qualified applicants as well as recording the marriage with the New York State Department of Health. The marriage record is on file in this office and in Albany.

Licenses to marry in New York State may be obtained from the Town Clerk's office regardless of the residence of either of the parties. Once the license is issued and the 24-hour waiting period has passed, the ceremony must be performed within 60 days and can be performed anywhere in New York State.

In order to obtain a marriage license, the applicants must present photo ID (drivers license or passport) and their birth certificate. Both applicants must appear in person. Marriage license applicants whose previous marriage(s) ended in divorce, annulment or death of a spouse, must provide proof of dissolution of all previous marriage(s) by presenting a certified copy of Divorce or Annulment decrees and/or a certified copy of a Death Certificate for each previous marriage. Blood tests are no longer required.

The fee for obtaining a New York State Marriage License is $40 payable by cash, check or money order to the Nunda Town Clerk . Additional Certified Transcripts of Marriage are available for $10 per copy. (click here for the application)

Licenses are issued by the Nunda Town Clerk's office from 8:30 a.m. through 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. After-hours appointments are available upon request.

Birth Certificates
Certified Copy: $10

All births that occurred in the Town of Nunda are filed with the Town Clerk and a birth certificate is issued. Our birth records go back to 1886. A certified copy of a birth certificate is available for $10 (cash, check or money order payable to: Nunda Town Clerk) to an applicant eligible to receive it. Application forms are available from the Town Clerk's office.

A certified copy or a certified transcript of a birth certificate may be issued only: (click here for the application)


Death Certificates
Certified Copy: $10

All deaths that occur in the Town of Nunda are filed with the Town Clerk. Our death records go back to 1893. Certified copies are provided for $10 per copy (cash or check/money order payable to: Nunda Town Clerk) to an eligible person or family member. Application forms are available from the Town Clerk's office.

A certified copy or a certified transcript of a death certificate may be issued only: (click here for the application)
 


Genealogy Copies
Certificate: $11

Information from records of birth, death and marriage are available for genealogical research purposes. The information may be released for genealogy research subject to the following requirements:

Birth Certificate


Death Certificate


Marriage Certificate


Handicapped Parking Permits
Applications for residents of the Town of Nunda are available from the Town Clerk's Office and must be completed by the applicant and his/her physician. The application is then returned to the Town Clerk's Office. Photo ID from the applicant is required (driver's license or non-driver's ID from New York State). Upon receipt of the completed application, a permit is issued for a period of up to five years. The permit is valid in any handicapped parking space in New York State and is recognized in 38 other states as well.


Notary Public
The Town Clerk is a Notary Public. We are available during regular business hours. Proper identification (driver's license or non-driver's ID) must be submitted and the person signing must be present. This service is free.

Freedom of Information
The Freedom of Information Law provides that all records be accessible to the public except for those records that fall within specific exemptions. Records can be obtained from the Town by submitting the request in writing either by mail or by stopping by the Town Clerk's Office. A fee of $.25 per page is charged.


Voter Registration
U.S. citizens 18 years of age and older are eligible to vote, provided they are properly registered. All voter registration is done by mail. Forms are available at the Town Clerk's Office, and may be picked up in person or will be mailed upon request. The registration form must be completed and mailed to the Livingston County Board of Elections, 6 Court Street, Geneseo, NY 14424.

Absentee Ballots
Applying for an absentee ballot is a two-step process. Application forms are available from the Board of Elections or from the Town Clerk's Office and must be completed and returned to the Livingston County Board of Elections, 6 Court Street, Geneseo, NY 14454. The Board of Elections will then mail the ballot to the applicant. The ballot must be filled out and returned before the deadline specified by the Board of Elections.

Election Workers
Each year the Livingston County Board of Elections appoints and trains elections workers to work at the Town polling locations during the fall elections. If you would like to serve your fellow residents as an Election Inspector, please contact the Town Clerk's Office at 585.468.5177. The pay is $140 per day and inspectors are expected to work a 16-hour day (5:30 am – 9:30 pm). Assignment is contingent upon positions being available.
 
 


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