Perry

Town Clerk

Town Clerk & Tax Collector / Perry Town Hall
22 South Main St, PO Box 205, Perry, NY 14530
Phone 585-237-2241 x11
Fax 585-237-3074

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday, 9am to noon and 1pm to 5pm

2016 Summer hours:
Closed on Fridays from July 1, 2016 until August 30, 2016

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I obtain garbage/recycling service?

The Town of Perry participates in a county-wide contract with Waste Management for residential garbage and recycling pick up. The annual fee is included on the Town & County tax bill for each residential property.

Pickup day is Mondays, unless there is a major holiday when pickup is moved to Tuesdays. Recyclable items should be placed in a seperate bin with boxes flattened and papers in a paper bag. One large item will be picked up each week.

Problems with your pick up should be reported to the County Planning Department at 585-786-8820.

Where do I pay my Town & County taxes?

Mail: Sarah Ballinger/Collector, Town of Perry, PO Box 205, Perry, NY 14530.

In person: Perry M&T Bank, Monday/Tuesday 9am-3pm, Wednesday 9am-5pm, Thursday/Friday 9am-5pm.

Where do I pay my water bill?

Residents in the Perry Center Water District may mail their payments to the Town of Perry, PO Box 205, Perry, NY 14530 or bring them to the Town Hall at 22 South Main Street, Perry, NY 14530.

Village residents should mail or bring their payments to the Village of Perry, 46 North Main Street, Perry, NY 14530.

How do I license my dog?
  • All dogs aged 4 months and older should be licensed with the Town of Perry, per NYS Ag & Markets Law.
  • Proof of current rabies vaccination and spay/neuter is required for licensing and renewal.
  • Licenses renewed 30 days after expiration will incur a $5.00 late charge.
  • $5 exemption available for residents aged 70 years or older.

 

Can you fax my documents?

The Town Clerk can fax documents at a cost of 25¢ per page.

Can you Notarize my document?

The Perry Town Supervisor is a Notary Public and he can notarize documents with proper photo ID.

If the supervisor is not available you can also find a notary at the following businesses: Village of Perry, Hart's Insurance, M&T Bank, Bank of Castile and The Perry Shopper.

Can you copy my documents?

The Town Clerk can copy all letter, legal or ledger sized documents at a cost of 25¢ per page.

How do I obtain a copy of my marriage license?

Marriage licenses are only recorded in the Town Clerk's office where the license was originally purchased and at the Department of Health in Albany, NY. 

Certified copies of marriage records are only available to the bride, groom or persons with proof of Power of Attorney. In order to obtain a copy of your marriage record from the Perry Town Clerk, you will need to do the following:

  • Complete form DOH-301 (Application for Marriage Record)
  • provide current photo ID
  • have your signature notarized, if you are applying by mail
  • provide a current phone number, if you are applying by mail
  • pay $10, cash or check

Genealogical marriage records are available to direct descendents when the marriage was recorded at least 50 years ago and both the bride and groom are now deceased. In order to obtain a copy of your marriage record from the Perry Town Clerk, you will need to do the following:

  • Complete form DOH-1562 (Application for Genealogical Searches)
  • provide proof of descendency, such as a family tree
  • provide current photo ID
  • have your signature notarized, if you are applying by mail
  • provide a current phone number, if you are applying by mail
  • application fees are based on the time span to search for your record. Basic searches cost $22 for each record and cover a three year search. Rates for more extensive searches are listed on form DOH-1562.
How do I know if I live in the Town or Village of Perry?

There are several ways to determine if you live in the Town or Village:

  • Your house number. If you have a 2 digit house number, you probably live in the Village. If your house has a 4 digit number you probably live in the Town.
  • Tax bills contain a "SWISS" code which gives the location of your property within Wyoming County.
    • 564289 - Town of Perry
    • 564201 - Village of Perry in the Town of Perry
    • 562603 - Village of Perry in the Town of Castile

If you are still unsure of your location, please check with the Town Clerk.

Where do I obtain a copy of a birth or death record?

Birth and death records are recorded in the town or village where the birth or death occurs.

Birth and death records from the Town of Perry are available from the Town Registrar at 46 North Main Street, Perry, NY 14530.

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Licenses & Permits

Need a Dog License, Fishing License, Hunting License, Marriage License, etc? Visit the Licenses & Permits page for details on fees and links to information.

Water District

For billing rates and general information about the Town of Perry Water District, visit the Water District page.


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