City Clerk


Janice R. Bodie
200 Niagara Street
Tonawanda, New York 14150
Phone (716)695-8318 Fax (716)695-8315


CITY CLERK'S MISSION STATEMENT

It is the mission of the City Clerk's Office to serve the  public on a daily basis with efficiency, courtesy and a willingness to assist  the citizens and employees of the City of Tonawanda while preserving,  maintaining and providing access to vital records, personnel files and numerous  licenses, laws and resolutions of the City.
The City Clerk shall promote and nurture a good working relationship between the  Common Council and the Mayor for the betterment of government in the City of  Tonawanda.

 

  • The City Clerk's Office issues the following:
    • Auctioneer license  Auctioneer Application
    • Bingo/Bell Jar/Games of Chance Licenses
    • Birth Certificates NYS Vital Records  Webpage
    • Boat Launch Permits - Launch Permits go on sale April 15th each year - need current registration of the vehicle pulling the boat.  Seasonal Boat Launch Permits are required from April 15th thru October 15th Prices are: City of Tonawanda Resident - $10.00 City of Tonawanda Resident Senior - $2.00 Non Resident - $40.00 Permits are for the Niawanda Park launches only.
    • Death Certificates
    • Dog Licenses -  All dogs 6 months of age and older must be licensed. Fees are $10.00 for each  spayed/neutered dog and $20.00 for each unspayed/unneutered dog. Proof of rabies  vaccine is required for licensing. The dog license must be renewed annually to  be valid.  Listing of Free Rabies Clinic
    • Engineering Licenses
    • Grass Stickers  - $.75 each - sold in sheets of 5-$3.75 or sheets of  10-$7.50
    • Handicapped parking permits MV-664.1 form
    • Marriage Licenses - Requirements - issuing hours  8:30AM-4:00PM
    • Plumbing Licenses
    • Peddler/Solicit license Peddlers and Solicitors Ordinance See Chapter 46 of the Code of Ordinances
    • Snow Plowing Permits Application Snow Plow Ordinance See Chapter 54-91 to 54-95 of the Code of Ordinances
    • Sporting Licenses Sporting  Licenses
    • Taxi Cab Licenses
    • Vending Licenses

      In addition to these duties: Common Council Minutes Regular Common Council meetings are held on the first & third Tuesday of the  month. City Cemetery Records