Town Clerk Office 

Susan Cerretani
Town Clerk 

Karen O'Neil
Deputy Clerk

Town of Dickinson
531 Old Front Street
Binghamton, N.Y. 13905

HOURS:
Monday-Friday 9am-4pm
Telephone: 607-723-9401
Fax: 607-723-0922
Contact us by selecting CLERK from the Department drop down menu on the Contact Us page.

The Town Clerk is Responsible for:

  • Attending Town Board meetings and keeping a complete and accurate record of the proceedings
  • Preparing minutes of the Town Board meetings and keeping them in Minute Books
  • Having custody of all Records, Books, and Papers of the Town
  • Retaining an Ordinance Book
  • Recording all Local Laws
  • Procuring and maintaining Signboard and Post Legal Notices
  • Administering Oaths of Office to all Officers and Employees of the Town
  • Issuing Dog Licenses, Marriage Licenses, Peddlers and Solicitors Licenses, Games of Chance and Bell Jar Licenses, Handicap Parking Permits, Sales of Zoning and other Ordinances
  • Taking fees for building permits, copies of records, Highway Agreements, and other permits
  • Receiving fees collected by other offices
  • Legal Notices regarding Bids, Public Hearings, etc.
  • Being the Town's Freedom of Information Officer
(NOTE: The Town of Dickinson Clerk's Office is no longer issuing Hunting/Fishing Licenses. You may obtain licenses at these area locations:Town of Chenango, Dick's Sporting Goods, Gander Mountain or online.)


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MARRIAGE LICENSE

IF YOU WISH TO OBTAIN A MARRIAGE LICENSE IN THE TOWN OF DICKINSON, PLEASE REVIEW THE MARRIAGE LICENSE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH at: http://www.health.ny.gov/publications/4210/ AND CONTACT OUR OFFICE IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.

Call 723-9401 to arrange an appointment time to process your application. The Town Clerk likes to allow 45 minutes to an hour to process a marriage application. Please plan to schedule your appointment time to be between the hours of 9 am and 3 pm at the Town Hall.

  •  APPLICANTS MUST PRESENT TWO FORMS OF ID:
    1. CERTIFIED BIRTH CERTIFICATE IS REQUIRED
    2. 
    SECOND FORM OF ID ACCEPTED (PHOTO ID):
      - PASSPORT
     - VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE
      - SCHOOL/WORK ID
  • SOCIAL SECURITY CARD
  • APPLICANTS MUST SUPPLY CERTIFIED COPIES OF ALL DIVORCE RECORDS, AND/OR SPOUSAL DEATH CERTIFICATE
  • FEE IS $40.00 WE ACCEPT CASH AND/OR CHECKS.
  • There is a 24 hour waiting period from the time you apply for the license until you may be married.
  • License is valid for 60 days, beginning the day after it is issued.
  • If both applicants are 18 years of age or older, no consents are required.If either applicant is between the ages of 16 or 17 years, both parents must sign consent form. 
  • If parents are divorced, the parent with sole custody may sign affidavit upon presenting proof of custody.
  • If either applicant is between the ages of 14 or 15 years, there must be a Family Court Order, signed by a judge.
  • It is illegal for anyone under 14 years of age to marry in New York State.
  • The application must be signed by both applicants in the presence of the town clerk.
  • Marriage License Application