Julie Scheuerlein

Town Clerk & Tax Collector
NYS Notary & Registrar
DEC Trained for Hunting & Fishing Licenses
Website Administrator       

phone icon (585) 344-1554 ext. 4
fax 16 (585) 345-0592
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house white 16 8903 Route 237
     P.O. Box 52
     Stafford, NY 14143 


Office Hours

Monday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday: 8-11am Sept - May 
Closed Saturdays June, July, August

For any special accommodations please call in advance.

Closed on Federal Holidays

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.  

Copies of FOIL requests will incur a fee of 25 cents per copy, and 10 cents for regular copies. 

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.

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