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Dogs in the Town of Stafford are required to be licensed. A valid rabies certificate as well as a certificate of spay/neuter is required. Fees are: 

  • Spayed/Neutered: $6.00/dog/year ($5.00 Town/$1.00 Animal Population Fund (APF) Surcharge) 

  • Unspayed/Unneutered: $18.00/dog/year (15.00 Town/$3.00 APF Surcharge) 

  • Purebred: $30.00—up to ten (10) registered purebred dogs/year plus the applicable APF surcharges 
    • $60.00—11 to 25 registered purebred dogs/year plus the applicable APF surcharges 
    • $100.00—26 to 100 registered purebred dogs/year plus the applicable APF surcharges 

  • Replacement License Tag: $3.00 

  • Impoundment/Seizure: As set forth in Section 117 in NYS Ag & Market Law 

Applications are available in the Town Clerk's Office and must be completed by the applicant and their physician. Permits are issued either in person or by mail.

Yes, New York State Conservation Licenses may be obtained at the Town Clerk's Office. Hunters should bring their driver's license and either an old hunting license or a hunter education certificate when applying. No certification is necessary for fishing licenses. The fee varies according to the license type.

You must provide a valid Photo ID and a birth certificate or naturalization papers. If you have been married before, a certified Decree of Divorce or Death Certificate for each marriage, is required. Prospective Applicants must come together to apply for a license at least 24 hours before the wedding, but no more than 60 days in advance.  There is a $40 fee for a Marriage License. 

We accept Credit Cards ( MasterCard/Visa)  for fees in the Town Clerks Office.

Copies of vital records for those individuals who were born, died or obtained their marriage license in the Town are on file in the Town Clerk's Office. The fee is $10 per copy. You may request a copy by mail or in person.

We accept Credit Cards ( MasterCard/Visa)  for fees in the Town Clerks Office.

A Freedom of Information form (FOIL) is available here. The Town is also required to accept and respond to FOIL requests via email as well.  

Check with our office to determine if the day you are interested in is available. Complete the application in the Town Hall, or on our website at the Pavilion Reservation Request Form.

There are 2 ways to plead to a traffic ticket, non-misdemeanor offenses only:

  • Plea of Guilty:  Sign the “guilty” section on your ticket which is Part A and mail it to the court.  The Court will then notify you by mail as to your fine and/ or surcharge.  Remember to keep a copy of the ticket for your records.
  • Plea of Not Guilty:  Sign the “Not Guilty” section on your ticket, which is Part B and mail it to the court.  The Court will then notify you by mail as to your trial date.  Remember to keep a copy of the ticket for your records.

Please keep in mind that the appearance date on your ticket is only your date to enter a plea, and not your trial date. **Be sure to always include a complete, correct mailing address for the court!**

If you have been suspended for failure to appear:  This means you have to enter a plea to the ticket.  You should contact the court for the best way to proceed.

If you have been suspended for failure to pay:  This means you have failed to pay the fine/surcharge amount that was assessed by the Court.  You should contact the Court for the exact amount that is owed after the suspension is in effect.

NO. The Court does not take payment over the phone.  We do have many options available.  You may fax your credit card information with the attached credit card form.  You may mail a money order or certified check to the Court. You can pay online.  You may come to the Court office and pay in person with cash, credit card, money order or certified check and we will give you a receipt.

Yes, you can pay traffic and parking tickets online at www.paycourtonline.com.  You will need your name and case number.

Property owners who feel they are over assessed have the right to present their information to an impartial Board of Assessment Review. Grievance Day is the 4th Tuesday in May.

A property owner may request a review of their assessment and inventory at any time.

Please contact the Genesee County Veterans Service Agency at 585-344-2580.  After completing the application please mail or drop off the application at the Town Hall by March 1st.

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