Town Clerk Contact Info

Patricia O'Donnell
Town Clerk
Registrar of Vital Statistics 

phone icon (518) 371-6681
fax icon (518) 383-5088
email icon Email
map icon One Town Hall Plaza
      Clifton Park, NY 12065

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Teresa J. Brobston – Deputy Town Clerk and Deputy Registrar
Jodie A. Ensel – Deputy Town Clerk

Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
9:00am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 7:00pm

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  • Preparation of minutes of Town Board meetings
  • Maintain all Town records
  • Legal notices: bids, public hearings, notices of adoption
  • Freedom of Information requests
  • Issue over 65, Social Security disabled, and disabled American Vets, and Transfer Station permits
  • Issue handicapped parking permits
  • Issue Certificates of Residency
  • Sale of zoning, subdivision, design construction standards, and sign regulations
  • Offer notarial services
  • All licensing: sporting, dog, marriage, peddler/junkyard, bingo/games of chance/bell jar
  • Sale and renewal of Mary Jane Row/Kinns Road Dog Park Permit

Please click on the links below for information about Dog Parks in Clifton Park

Dog Park Permit Application 2017

pdf Dog Park Rules 2017 (285 KB)

pdf Dog Park Locations (336 KB)

pdf Certificate of Residency (313 KB)  must be signed and notarized in Clerk's Office.

You must be a current resident of Clifton Park & have lived at the same address in the Town for at least one year in order for the Town Clerk to issue.

Proof required for Certificate of Residency:

  1. Document dated at least one year ago but not more than 15 months showing name, date and current Clifton Park address.
  2. Document dated within the last 30 days showing name, date and current Clifton Park address.

Students that have moved within the past year must obtain certificate at the County Treasurer’s Office. Phone 885-5381 Ext. 4319.

  1. Students who are not citizens of the United States applying for their FIRST Certificate of Residency must apply in the County Treasurer’s Office. Foreign-born students will be asked to provide a Visa, Permanent Resident Card or immigration papers indicating permanent resident status.
  2. Students must know their social security number (card not required)
  3. If the student is under 21, one of the two proofs may be of the parent.


  • College correspondence including bills or schedule of classes
  • Dated mail or postmarked envelopes (window envelopes not acceptable)
  • Bank statement
  • Credit card statement
  • Cell phone, utility/telephone bills
  • Formal Lease
  • Driver’s license
  • Car registration, insurance card
  • High school interim reports, transcripts
  • Medical records/prescriptions
  • Pay stub

Saratoga County Treasurer’s Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Phone (518) 885-5381 ext. 4319.

Students applying for a certificate after college classes start must apply at County Treasurer’s office.

Saratoga County Treasurer website for additional information on Certificate of Residency.

Town Clerk FAQs

It is located in the Clifton Park Town Hall on the corner of Vischer Ferry Road and Clifton Park Center Road.

Couple needs to come in together

  1. Photo ID driver’s license or passport
  2. State Issued (not hospital) Birth certificate ( if not in English need certified transcript in English) or Naturalization papers
  3. Social Security Number (card not required)
  4. Need to know city and state where applicants born.
  5. Country of birth of  parents
  6. Parents’ full names including maiden names, middle names and the correct spelling
  7. If not first marriage, need final divorce decree for all divorces and/or date of death of spouse, copy of death certificate required
  8. Applicants should be prepared to choose a “surname”
  9. The fee is $32. Cash, check, Visa, Mastercard and Discover
  10. License must be obtained at least 24 hrs. in advance of the ceremony
  11. License is good for 60 days

NYS requires dogs to be licensed at four months.  Dog licenses are issued at the Town Clerk’s Office at which time proof rabies vaccination and spaying or neutering is required Fee for spayed/neutered dog is $3.50, if not $11.50.

Current license and proof of rabies vaccination is required.  Applicants from out of town need to bring current license from municipality and proof of rabies.

Report Missing Pet

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Upcoming Events

23 May 2018;
07:00PM -
Planning Board Meeting
28 May 2018;
Town Hall Closed
01 Jun 2018;
01:00PM - 03:00PM
Stewardship Hike at William K. Collins Park

Contact Us - 518-371-6651

1 Town Hall Plaza
Clifton Park, NY 12065
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm