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.
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
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
City Code Contact Information
Information for purchasing the City Code and Charter
Freedom of Information FOIL Law
Explanation of how to acquire/request FOIL documents
Freedom of Information FOIL Request Form
FOIL Request Form
City Licensing Fees
Explanation of various fees associate with Licenes; Marriage, Hunting, Dog, etc.
Explanation of Notary Services provided by City Clerk
Explanation of How to Pay Parking Tickets and the fees associated with tickets
Tax Sale Information
Explanation of properties sold for unpaid Taxes and assessments
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Both by Appointment Only:
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.