Town Clerk / Tax Collector

Town Clerk/Tax Collector/Registrar – Sue Reymers

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (closed from 1 – 2:15 p.m.)
2:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

16 Broad Street
Hamilton, New York 13346
(315) 824-3380
FAX: (315) 824-0246
Or Email:

Deputy Town Clerk – Carol Dewey
Office Telephone (315) 824-3380

The town clerk attends town council meetings and keeps a written record of all proceedings of the council. She also oversees the services listed here:

- Hunting & Fishing Licenses (NYS Department of Environmental Conservation)
Hunting, trapping and fishing licenses available at the Town Office. New licenses require a hunter safety course. The DEC website lists safety courses, dates and locations. The license years run from October 1st of the current year to September 30th of the following year.

DEC – or by phone – (518) 402-8843.

 – Marriage Licenses
Marriage licenses are available with a $40 application charge. Both parties need to bring proof of identification – either a driver’s license, passport or other form as well as proof of age – such as birth certificate or similar. There is a 24-hour waiting period, and the license is valid for 60 days. For divorcees, a copy of every divorce decree is required for verification. Please call the town office at (315) 824-3380 for an appointment.

Need a copy of your marriage certificate? Replacement copies of marriage certificates originally issued in Hamilton are available. A Request Form is required along with a fee of $10. Proof of identity is required.

Town of Hamilton MARRIAGE Copy Request Form

Do you need to authenticate your marriage license for use in a foreign country? Click here for more information: NYS Department of State

 – Handicap Parking Permits
Town of Hamilton residents may obtain a temporary or a permanent handicap parking permit from the Town Office without charge. The attending physician must fill out a form indicating which permit is applicable. Temporary permits are good for six months and permanent permits for five years.

Forms at

 – Dog Licenses
Annual renewable and new dog licenses are available with proof of a current rabies vaccination to be kept on file with the Town Office. Dog licenses are $7 for spayed/neutered dogs and $15 for unspayed/unneutered dogs. Proof of spaying or neutering must be provided. The Town Dog Warden can be reached through the town office.  Click here for the dog license form.

 – Waste Disposal
The Hamilton Transfer station is located on Cranston Road, Poolville. Hours – Wednesday and Saturday from 7:10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Required punch cards cost $13.50 and contain 5 punches, with the amount of waste determining the number of punches used. Recycle bins are available at this station for papers, cardboard, plastic, glass and metal, with no charge for recyclables. Residential waste decals, obtained at the Transfer Station, are to be displayed on the vehicle bringing the waste and are valid for the duration of the vehicle’s use.

More info at or call 1-800-721-2208.

 – Town and County Property Taxes
Through a shared services agreement, the Madison County Treasurer’s Department now collects taxes.

 – Death & Birth Certificates
The Town of Hamilton maintains Birth and Death Certificates for anyone who was born or died outside the Village of Hamilton’s limits. Individuals who were born or died in Community Memorial Hospital or within the Village limits can obtain certificates from the Village of Hamilton at (315) 824-1111.

For copies of records at the Town office, there is a $10 fee and a Request Form must be filled out. Restrictions apply for access to records. Call for more information at (315) 824-3380 or Email:

Town of Hamilton BIRTH Certificate Copy Request Form

Town of Hamilton DEATH Certificate Copy Request Form

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