Town of Dunkirk


Email: townclerk@dunkirkny.org         Call Us: 716.366.3967          Fax: 716.366.3544

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Departments / Town Clerk

The Clerk's Office is where the following passes/permits and licenses are issued: marriage, dog, handicapped parking, and voter information.

Please contact our office for fees or details.

Our hours are Monday - Friday from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

For more information contact:
Jean Crane, Town Clerk
Alissa Odrzywolski, Deputy Clerk

Town Hall
4737 Willow Road, Dunkrik NY 14048
Phone: 716-366-3967
Fax: 716-366-3544
E-Mail Address:
townclerk@dunkirkny.org 


Marriage License Requirements:

*Both persons must come in between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM Monday through Friday
* Two forms of identification must be presented - birth certificate along with a driver's license, photo ID, or passport
* There's a 24 hour waiting period
* The license must be used within 60 days from the issuing date
* If either party has been married, any and all final judgements of divorce papers must be presented
* License fee is $40.00 cash or check only

Death Certificates:

Who is eligible to obtain a death certificate copy?

* The spouse, parent, child or sibling of the deceased
* Other persons who have a:

  -documented lawful right or claim
  -documented medical need
  -New York State Court Order

What is a lawful right or claim?

If the applicant is not the spouse, parent, child or sibling of the decedent, a lawful right or claim must be documented.  An example of a lawful right or claim would be a death record needed by the applicant to claim a benefit.  Documentation would consist of an official letter from the agency verifying that to process the claim they require from the applicant a copy of the requested death