City/Town Clerk Offices


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General Information
Description of ServiceThe Town Clerk's office holds many important documents pertaining to the Town Government and residents. They are responsible for maintaining and distributing these records. The Town Clerk acts as Registrar of Vital Statistics, Records Management/Filing Officer, Recording Secretary of the Town Board, and Election Coordinator.The Town Clerk also issues birth and marriage certificates, marriage licenses, handicapped parking permits, dog licenses, certificates of residency, hunting/fishing licenses, and Berlin Transfer Station permits and coupons.
Geographical AreaTown of Petersburgh
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Intake ProcedureWalk in. 518-658-3777 Ext. 10
Intake RequirementsMarriage license: Birth certificate and photo ID. If previously married, proof of death, divorce, or annulment must also be provided. Dog license: Proof of rabies vaccination.
Additional RequirementsFor marriage license, both parties must be 18 or older unless a parent has given consent. Also for marriage license, both parties must be present to complete the application and sign the affidavit.
Helpful TipsBirth certificates may also be obtained by contacting the NYS Department of Health Bureau of Vital Records at 518-474-2005. Copies of divorce decrees may be obtained at the Rensselaer County Clerk's Office at 518-270-4080.
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
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Fees or Charges
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Payment NotesWe currently accept Cash, Checks and Credit Card payments (2.45% Service Charge for Credit Card Payments)
Specific Hours: Mon 9:00 am-1:00 pm, 3:00 pm-6:00 pm; Wed 9:00 am-1:00 pm, 3:00 pm-6:00 pm and Fri 9:00 am-1:00 pm, Sat 10:00 am-12:00 pm (Closed Tue, Thu, Sat)
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 65 Main Street
Physical Site Address 2 PO Box 130
Physical Site City, State, Zip Petersburgh, NY 12138
Main Phone 518-658-3777 Ext. 10 Administrative
Emergency/After Hours Phone 518-275-3095
Fax 518-658-3770
Service Location Email
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Program: TOWN CLERK
This Service: City/Town Clerk Offices
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Animal Licenses (PD-0700.0600)
Birth Certificates (DF-7000.1200)
City/Town Clerk Offices (TD-6600.4500-040)
Death Certificates (DF-7000.1700-300)
Disability Parking Permits (DF-7000.6550-170)
Fishing Licenses (DF-7000.2200)
Hunting Licenses (DF-7000.3000)
Marriage Certificates (DF-7000.4950)
Marriage Licenses (DF-7000.5000)