City Clerk

The Office of the City Clerk maintains the records of the Legislative Branch of Government and provides administrative support for the City Council.

The City Clerk is the official custodian of the City Seal and the official keeper of the City Code Book.

The City Clerk’s Office is located in City Hall. City Hall is open from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday.


The City Clerk’s office provides many required municipal and New York State licenses and permits. Find complete information and applications on our Forms & Permits page for the following services.

  • Commissioners of Deeds
  • Dog Licenses
  • Domestic Partnerships
  • Electrician Licenses (Master Electrician and Class B)
  • Film/Video Shoot Permit
  • Fishing Permits for the Tomhannock Reservoir (NYS fishing licenses are available from the DEC)
  • Games of Chance (Bell Jar, Bingo, Raffles)
  • Genealogy Searches (Marriage Records)
  • Marriage Licenses (Divorce records are filed with the County Clerk)
  • Peddler, Food Truck, and Vendor Permits
  • Plumber’s Licenses
  • Special Events, Block Parties, One-Day Vendor Permits, and Outdoor Dining
  • 2022 City Council Neighborhood Improvement Program Application
Certificate of Residence

The City Clerk’s office does not issue Certificates of Residence. To get information about obtaining a Certificate of Residence click here.

Births and Deaths

For information about Birth and Death records please contact our Vital Statistics Department at:
(518) 279-7312

Contact City Departments

To contact other departments via email, click here.
To contact other departments via phone, click here.

City Clerk’s Office

The City Clerk’s Office is located in City Hall. We are open from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday. We can be reached at:

City Clerk
Troy City Hall
433 River Street
5th Floor
Troy, NY 12180

Office: (518) 279-7134
Fax: (518) 270-4639
Email: [email protected]

Maria DeBonis
City Clerk

Carolyn Reichelt
Deputy Clerk

Taylor Cox
Assistant to the Clerk

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