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Town Offices
4630 Millennium Drive
Geneseo, NY 14454
Phone: 585-991-5000
Open: 8:30 - 4:30 Monday - Friday

The Town of Geneseo accepts online payments!
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Accessible Parking Permits...

    Accessible parking permits for Geneseo residents are available at no charge from the Town Clerk's Office. In order to apply for a permit, you and your doctor must complete an Application for a Parking Permit for Persons With Severe Disabilities. You must also bring the driver's license of the person to whom the permit was issued, unless that person does not have a driver's license.

    Upon receipt of the application, the Town Clerk will issue a Temporary or Permanent Parking Permit. A Temporary Parking Permit can be issued for up to 6 months, at the discretion of the doctor. A Permanent Parking Permit is issued for a five year period. At the end of five years, the parking permit may be renewed at the Town Clerk's office, provided the permit holder still resides in the town.

    Important Information

    • The Accessible Parking Permit is issued to the person with the disability, not to the vehicle. Persons may not use the permit unless they are transporting the person to whom the permit is issued.
    • Accessible permits should not be left on the rear view mirror when driving.
    • Lost or stolen permits should be reported to the issuing agent immediately.
    • Up to two permits may be issued per person.
    • Permits are issued by the municipality in which you reside. If you have a Florida driver's license, then you should apply for your parking permit in Florida. The Town Clerk can only issue an accessible parking permit for individuals that maintain their residency (as shown by their driver's license) in the Town of Geneseo.

Genealogy, Death, Birth and Marriage Records...

    Genealogy Records

    What records are available?

    All records start in 1881. We have no records prior to 1881.

    Birth records - must be on file for at least 75 years and the person to whom the record relates is known to the applicant to be deceased.

    Death records - must be on file for at least 50 years.

    Marriage records - must be on file for at least 50 years and both parties to the marriage are known to the applicant to be deceased.

    What is the cost?

    The fee for exact date search and uncertified copy or notification of no records is $10.00.

    The fee for search without exact date and uncertified copy or notification of no record is $22.00.

    To request a copy from the Department of Health, go to: www.health.state.ny.us/vital_records/genealogy.htm.

    How do I request a record by mail?

    Forms:

    For death, birth and marriage certificates, please send a photocopy of a form valid ID and a notarized letter requesting the death certificate.

    Send the following:

    • Completed form
    • Photocopy of a form of valid ID
    • Notarized letter requesting copy of information
    • Appropriate fee made payable to Geneseo Town Clerk

    Mail to: Geneseo Town Clerk; 4630 Millennium Drive; Geneseo, NY 14454

    Death Records - FAQ

    Who is eligible to obtain a copy of a death certificate?

    • A person with a NYS Court Order issued showing a necessity.
    • The CURRENT spouse, parent or child of the deceased or their lawful representative.
    • A person requiring the record for a documented legal right or claim.
    • A person with a documented medical need.
    • A government agency for official purposes

    Please note that an attorney may only obtain a copy of a death certificate if they are representing someone authorized to get a copy.

    Where can I get a copy of a death certificate?

    Copies of death records are available from the Registrar of Vital Statistics for the town, village or city in which the death occurred, or from the Vital Records Section of the New York State Department of Health. Please note that it does not matter where the deceased lived at the time of death. Deaths are registered in the city, village or town where the death occurred.

    To obtain an uncertified copy of a death record for genealogical purposes, the person's death record must have been on file for at least 50 years. The 50 year requirement is waived for direct-line ancestors of the deceased, however, proof of the relationship must be provided.

    Birth Records - FAQ

    Copies of birth records are available from the Registrar of Vital Statistics for the town or city in which the child was born, or from the Vital Records Section of the New York State Department of Health.

    Who is eligible to obtain a copy of a birth certificate?

    • The person named on the birth certificate.
    • A parent of the person named on the birth certificate (requesting parent's name must be on the birth certificate).
    • Only by order of a New York State Court may a spouse, child or other persons obtain a copy of a birth certificate.

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