Main Street, Delevan NY 14042
      TOWN: PO Box 6 / 716-492-1640     VILLAGE: PO Box 216 / 716-492-1424

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Town Clerk  Donna Lavery

Yorkshire Town Hall, 82 South Main Street, PO Box 6, Delevan NY 14042
Phone: 716-492-1640  Fax: 716-492-4832

Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9 AM - 2 PM
Wednesday 2 - 7 PM (effective 9/1/20)

NOTICE: There is a Town Clerk DROP BOX located at the main entrance of the Town Hall.  You may drop off dog license renewals (with rabies vaccination update if required), water payments, and other correspondence. 

Please take care to drop it in the Town Clerk DROP BOX located on the wall to the right of the rear entrance, NOT the black stand-alone drop box located on the left of the door.  This is for Court purposes only.

~ Dog Licenses: New and Annual Renewals
Every dog in the Town that is over four months old must be licensed.  Proof of rabies vaccination is required.  The fee for an un-spayed /un-neutered dog is $18.  If the dog is spayed/neutered and proof is provided, the fee is $9.  Although you can print off and fill out a Dog License Form, the Town Clerk still needs to complete some of the information required on the form.  Of course, they are also available at the Town Clerk's Office.  The Town Dog Control Officer is Joseph Neamon and can be reached at 716-435-9060.

~ Certified copies of Birth, Death, and Marriage Certificates
Birth and Death Certificates are on file at the Clerk's office for people who were born or died within the Town limits.  Marriage ceriticates are also available for those whose "Certificate of marriage Registration" was filed in the Town of Yorkshire/Village of Delevan.  All certified copies cost $10.  Proof of identity is required. Forms that may be downloaded/printed are listed below.

~ Marriage License Applications
MUST BE COMPLETED at the Town Clerk's Office.  The fee is $40.  Although the license is issued immediately, the ceremony may not take place within 24 hours from the time of issuance.  It is valid for 60 days, beginning the day after it is issued.  For more information, visit Getting Married in NYS.

~ Handicap Parking Applications and Permits
The Clerk issues parking permits for Town residents with disabilities at no charge.  Applications may be obtained at the Clerk's Office and/or available below.  A permit tag will be issued once the form is completed by the applicant's doctor and returned the Clerk. Please provide the applicants driver's license if available.  Many doctors have this form available to facilitate the process.  If completed with the doctor; you must still come to the Town Clerk's office for issuance.

~ Issuance of Property Tax Bills and Property Tax Payments (via Five Star Bank)

Tax bills are mailed each year by January 1st and are payable without penalty through January 31st.  If you do not receive your Town and County Tax bill by January 15th, please contact the Clerk's office; failure to receive your bill does not exempt you from penalties incurred.

~ Hunting and Fishing Licenses (license issuing agent with DEC)
Cost varies based on the type of license.  First-time applicants must provide proof of Hunter's Safety Course completion.  For more information, visit the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.

~ Water Billing & Collection
Those in the municipal water district can expect a bill quarterly.  Bills are sent the first week of January, April, July, and October.  If you are on Town water and do not receive a bill, please contact the Clerk's Office.  NOTE: the Village of Delevan operates its own billing and collection.

~ Cattaraugus County Transfer Station Tickets, Fees
Transfer tickets in the amounts of $5, $10, $20, and $42 may be purchased at the Town Clerk's Office.

~ Cattaraugus County Civil Service Application
When applying or accepting a position within the Town, a Civil Service Application is required.  Youi may download and print the form to begin completion prior to meeting with the Town Clerk or Town representative.  In person completion is necessary to fulfill identification requirements.

~ Junkyard & Dealer Permit Applications and Licenses (Board approved)
~ Fulfillment of Lawful FOIL Requests
~ Issuance of Vendor, Solicitation, and Peddling Permits
~ Filing of NYS Marriage Licenses and Registration, Live Birth Registration
~ Filing of Death Certificates

~ Dog License Form
~ Copy of Birth Certificate
~ Copy of Death Certificate
~ Handicapped Parking Permit Application
~ FOIL Request Form
~ Civil Service Application
Genealogy Application