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 – Thursday 10:00 to 1:00  Other times by appointment. 

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 The town no longer issues burning permits and if you have one that hasn’t expired, it is no longer valid.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

Forms for your use:

FEE SCHEDULE adopted 2019 May 14

FOIL request

absentee ballot application

Application for Copy of Death Record

handicapped parking form

pavilion rental form

rp524 grievance form


Carol Mackin, Town Clerk
Mary Molloy, Deputy Town Clerk

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

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

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

Mailing Address:
1215 Centre Road, Rhinebeck, NY 12572

Other Information:

Town Clerk Carol Mackin is a Notary.