CITY CLERK

20 Hammond Street, Port Jervis, NY 12771

The role of the City Clerk's Office is to process all billing for the city.  They collect taxes and handle all licensing and certificates.

Contact Telephone #

 845.858.4014

Contact Email: 

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THE MISSION

Our mission is to administer the City's finances and official documents in a manner that assures public confidence in our accuracy, productivity, and fairness. Our vision is to be a model of office with a reputation for delivering impartial, accurate, and understandable information to the public. The Clerk's Office performs the following major functions to fulfill its mission:

  • Collects all fees and taxes for property, water, sewer, events, and summonses
     

  • Administers all vital records in the City of Port Jervis
     

  • Provides services to city residents and departments

NOTARY SERVICES

The City Clerk-Treasurer’s office provides a Notary service. The hours for Notary service are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. A valid photo identification will be required (i.e.-driver’s license or non driver’s photo ID). A fee may be charged. Availability of the Notary Public is subject to work schedules. Please call (845) 858-4014 for more information.

FORMS AND DOWNLOADS

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City Code Contact Information

Information for purchasing the City Code and Charter
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Freedom of Information FOIL Law

Explanation of how to acquire/request FOIL documents
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Freedom of Information FOIL Request Form

FOIL Request Form
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City Licensing Fees

Explanation of various fees associate with Licenes; Marriage, Hunting, Dog, etc.
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Notary Services

Explanation of Notary Services provided by City Clerk

Parking Tickets

Explanation of How to Pay Parking Tickets and the fees associated with tickets
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Tax Sale Information

Explanation of properties sold for unpaid Taxes and assessments

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

DOES THE CITY CLERK PROVIDE NOTARY SERVICES?

Yes, the City Clerk-Treasurer’s office provides a Notary service. The hours for Notary service are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. A valid photo identification will be required (i.e.-driver’s license or non driver’s photo ID). A fee may be charged. Availability of the Notary Public is subject to work schedules. Please call (845) 858-4014 for more information.

HOW DO I OBTAIN A MARRIAGE LICENSE?

The City Clerk-Treasurer’s office issues all marriages licenses in the City. Proof of age and identity is required to obtain a marriage license. A person will be required to submit the following to the issuing clerk:

 

One (1) of the following age-related documents—Birth Certificate (Long Form), Baptismal record, Naturalization record, or Census record, and
 

One (1) of the following identity-related documents—Driver’s license, Passport, Employment picture ID, or Immigration record

 

**Please Note: Certified Divorce Decree or Death Certificate from all prior marriages must be submitted, if applicable.

 

A marriage license is valid for 60 days, beginning the day after it is issued. Fee: $40.00.