Town Clerk

AMY WINTON

Phone: 607-337-2301
Email: [email protected]

Hours

MONDAY - FRIDAY
10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Dog License

For dogs that are 4 months of age or older and reside in the Town of Norwich. Residence is determined by the town in which the property taxes are paid. This may or may not be the same as the residential mailing address. Proof of current rabies vaccination and proof of spay/neuter (if applicable) is mandatory to license your  dog(s).

Dog License Fees 1 Year
Unspayed/Unneutered $14
Spayed/Neutered $7
Tag Replacement $2
Delinquent fee
if 30 or more days past due per dog
$25

A renewal license will be mailed yearly.  Please be sure to notify Town Clerk of any address change.

Dog Licensing Form

Dog License Local Law

Dog License Renewals may be left in the drop box for your convenience. If the Rabies on file has expired (indicated on your renewal form), you may leave the current Rabies Certificate in the drop box with the renewal form and I will mail it back to you after making a photo copy for my records.

Questions or concerns can be emailed to the Town Clerk - [email protected]

OR

Messages may be left on the Town Clerk’s Voicemail at 337-2301. Please speak clearly and leave a call-back number.

If your dog is being held at the Chenango County SPCA,

Dog Redemption Fees may be paid by asking the Chenango County SPCA to call me directly to schedule an appointment.

Thank you.

Services

Marriage Licenses 

$40.00 fee, payable by cash, money order or a check made out to the Town of Norwich.

To apply, both parties must appear at the Town Clerk's office with the following documentation:

  1. A valid Driver's License, DMV-issued Identification Card, Passport, or Employment photo Identification Card
  2. Original or Certified Copy of Birth Certificate
  3. If either or both parties are divorced or widowed, certified proof should be presented to the issuing clerk as to how each previous marriage ended (Divorce Decree or Death Certificate)

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

Application must be made at least 24 hours prior to the planned ceremony and is valid for 60 days. No blood test is required, and no appointment is necessary. The process takes approximately thirty minutes.

Certified Copy of Marriage License

The Norwich Town Clerk will issue a certified copy of a marriage license to either the bride or groom, with proper identification, for a $10.00 fee. This can also be accomplished through the mail with the names of both parties, as well as the month and year of the  marriage.

If applying in PERSON - You will need:

  1. Form required by the State, found under FORMS on main website page
  2. $10 cash, money order, or personal checks ( out of State checks are not accepted)
  3. Photo

If applying by MAIL - You will need:

  1. Form required by the State, found under FORMS on main website page
  2. Money order, or personal check (out of State checks not accepted) for $10 per copy payable to Town of Norwich.
  3. Copy of Photo Identification
  4. A Notarized letter stating you are who you say you are
  5. A self-addressed stamped envelope

The mailing address is:

Norwich Town Clerk
157 County Road 32A
Norwich, NY 13815

Records in the Town of Norwich Clerk's office begin in 1908. In order to release information or copies of a marriage license to someone other than the bride and groom, a license must have been issued 50 years or more and both parties must be deceased. In other instances, a properly executed Power of Attorney or document signed by either bride or groom granting permission for the document to be released will be accepted

Certified Copies of Birth Certificates

Birth Certificates can only be obtained by person's born within the Town of Norwich provided they are 18 years of age or older;  or their parents or legal guardian can obtain their  certificate.

If applying in PERSON - You will need:

  1. Form required by the State, found under FORMS on main website page
  2. $10 cash, money order, or personal checks ( out of State checks are not accepted)
  3. Photo Identification

If applying by MAIL - You will need:

  1. Form required by the State, found under FORMS on main website page
  2. Money order, or personal check (out of State checks not accepted) for $10 per copy payable to Town of Norwich.
  3. A Notarized letter stating you are who you say you are
  4. Copy of photo identification
  5. A self-addressed stamped envelope

The mailing address is:

Norwich Town Clerk
157 County Road 32A
Norwich, NY 13815

A certified copy or certified transcript of a birth may be issued only if the original was filed with the Town of Norwich to:

  1. The person named on the birth certificate, if 18 years of age or
  2. The parents of the person named on the birth
  3. A lawful representative of the person
  4. The Commissioner of
  5. A person with a New York State Court
  6. A municipal, state, or federal agency for official

There is charge of $10.00 per certified birth certificate.

Certified Copy of Death Certificate:

A certified copy of a Death Certificate can be obtained for $10.00 if the original was filed with the Town of Norwich.

Death Certificates can only be obtained by:

  • Spouse, parent or child of the
  • A lawful representative of the spouse, parent or child of the deceased
  • Funeral Home
  • A person requiring the record for a documented legal right or claim. This is established on the basis of documentation that the requestor has a legal need for the copy of the death
  • A municipal, state or federal agency when needed for official

If applying in PERSON - You will need:

  1. Form required by the State, found under FORMS on main website page
  2. $10 cash, money order, or personal checks (out of State checks are not accepted)
  3. Photo Identification

If applying by MAIL - You will need:

  1. Form required by the State, found under FORMS on main website page
  2. Money order, or personal check (out of State checks not accepted) for $10 per copy payable to Town of Norwich.
  3. A Notarized letter stating you are who you say you are
  4. Copy of photo identification
  5. A self-addressed stamped envelope

The mailing address is:

Norwich Town Clerk
157 County Road 32A
Norwich, NY 13815

Accessible Parking Tag

Disabled persons must complete NYS form MV-664.1 available at the Town and have the physician portion completed. Present the completed form and photo ID to the Town Clerk for issuance of tag.

https://dmv.ny.gov/forms

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