607-594-2273


5182 Park Rd, Odessa NY 14869 

MARRIAGE LICENSES

Requirements for a Marriage License:
Must be 18 years of age or bring parents with you.
Must show drivers license and birth certificate - (birth certificates that show parents names are preferred).
Must know where you were born.
Should know where your parents were born.
Need to know your mother's maiden name.
If you have been married before, you MUST show the divorce papers 
from ALL previous divorces - not just the last one - 
without these papers, NO LICENSE WILL BE ISSUED!
If born outside the U.S. you must have naturalization record or immigration record.
Must get your license at least 24 hours prior to the marriage, 
but can get it up to 60 days prior.
The fee for a marriage license is $40.





HUNTING & FISHING LICENSES

New York State DEC Licenses are available in our offices.


Requirements for a Sporting License:
If this is the first year you have applied for a license, you must show proof of Hunter Safety Certification. If you are asking for a bow license, you must also have a Bow Hunter Safety Course Certification. These courses are usually free of charge and held in the late summer/early fall. Proof of previous licensure is required if this is a subsequent license. With the new computerized system, if you purchased a license since 2003, you will be in the DEC's database in our office.  
If you are applying for Deer Management Permits, please know which DMP area you are requesting - once in the computer, there is no changing the area.
Junior Hunters must bring at least one parent with them to sign the license.


DOG LICENSES

All dogs over the age of 4 months must be licensed.  

Requirements at the time of Licensing:
Proof of a current Rabies vaccination signed by a licensed veterinarian OR a signed letter from a licensed veterinarian stating that a rabies vaccination would endanger the life of the dog. 
Proof of spayed/neutered,  if applicable.
Licenses are valid for 1 year.
Each license is assigned a permanent official identification number. A metal ID tag with the number is provided with the license (initial licensing only)
Dog License Fees:
Spayed/Neutered Dog    $10.00
Unspayed/Unneutered Dog  $20.00


Historical Records


The Town has Birth, Death and Marriage records available for Genealogical purposes dating back to the early 1800's.  If you are doing research, be sure to call us to see if we have the record you request.  The cost of obtaining these records is $ .25/page for copies.  If finding the records involves over an hour of time, there may be additional charges at the rate of $10 for the first hour and $5 for every additional hour.

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