Town Clerk

TOWN BOARD MEETINGS START AT 6:30 pm on the second Tuesday of every month.  Call Carol Mackin with any questions, 266-5853.


Dog Licenses are issued by the Town Clerk. All dogs over the age of 4 months need to be licensed, according to NYS law. Spayed/Neutered $10, Unaltered $20. Purebred licenses are also available for those who qualify.

FOIL REQUEST – Freedom of Information: Click here to get On Line Printable Version of Form: FOIL request

HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES: Are seasonally available for purchase at the Town Clerk’s office.  Please bring last year’s license OR your driver’s license or other photo id.  If you have not had a previous hunting license, you must bring proof of completing a hunter’s safety class.

There is a new fee structure for 2014. The DEC no longer offers combination licenses, sportsmen will need to piece them together. The total price will be the same as the previous combinations:  

SUPER SPORTSMAN = Hunting + Bowhunting + Muzzleloading + Fishing
SPORTSMAN = Hunting + Fishing
TRAPPER SUPER SPORTSMAN = Hunting + Muzzleloading + Trapping + Fishing

To see the DEC License List, click here: 2014 DEC License Types and Cost

LEGISLATION:  Town legislation has been codified and is available on line at this link.  Please contact the Town Clerk’s office if you have any questions. Click here for instructions
Click to go to the online documents: 

MARRIAGE LICENSES: NYS fee is $40. Also, when applying for a license, you will need photo ID, birth certificate, and divorce papers if applicable. Originals or certified copies are acceptable.

NOTARY PUBLIC:  Monday and Wednesday 10:00 to 1:00 and Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 – 2:00. Other times by appointment. Feel free to call me at home for an appointment 242-6605.

BURNING REGULATIONS: Revised burning regulations went into effect in October 2009. The town no longer issues burning permits and if you have one that hasn’t expired, it is no longer valid.  Please visit  for more information or call Division of Air Resources 518-402-8403

FEE SCHEDULE adopted 2017 July 11

foil request form

Carol Mackin, Town Clerk
Kimberly Diehl, Deputy Town Clerk

Office Location:
Lower Level of the School House building next to the Town Hall

Mon and Wed, 10 am to 1pm; Tues and Thurs, 9am to 2pm; other times by appointment

Phone: 845-266-5853
Fax: 845-266-5932

Mailing Address:
1215 Centre Road, Rhinebeck, NY 12572

Other Information:

The Town Clerk and the Deputy Town Clerk are Notaries