Town Clerk's Office

The Town Clerk is an elected position with a term of four years. The Town Clerk performs duties and functions that include record management, publication of legal notices, fulfillment of Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests, issuance of certain permits and licenses, collection of fees, coordination of local elections, and public outreach events for resident services.

Functions

  • Records Management Officer for the retention and disposition of Town documents including proceedings of the Penfield Town Board (Town Board minutes)
  • Records Access Information Officer (coordinate fulfillment of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) public records requests and marriage transcript requests)

Responsibilities

  • Publish legal notices, public hearings, and bid openings
  • Collect town fees
  • Issue numerous types of permits (accessible parking, selling permits)
  • Issue dog licenses
  • Issue marriage licenses
  • Issue conservation licenses (hunting, fishing)
  • Issue games of chance licenses
  • File NYS liquor license applications 
  • Administer oaths of office
  • Coordinate with the Monroe County Board of Elections to prepare election districts and provide election inspectors for general and primary elections in Penfield
  • Coordinate with Monroe County Clerk to host periodic passport outreach events in Penfield

Additional Resources

Department of Motor Vehicles

Monroe County: https://www.monroecounty.gov/dmv

New York State: https://dmv.ny.gov/