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Hector Town Clerk
Hours are Monday thru Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Evenings & Saturdays by Appointment

Hector Town Hall                
5097 NYS Route 227, Burdett NY 14818 Services Available

Recycling - Saturdays only 9am to 1pm
Items allowed include newspaper, junk mail, magazines, paper, corrugated cardboard (no food boxes), plastic jugs or bottles #1 thru #7 (no stackable containers), tin (labels removed), clear, green & brown glass, aluminum

Hunting Fishing licenses - License year runs from October 1st thru September 30th each year. New year’s licenses are available for purchase beginning in Mid-August each year. Deer Management Permits must be applied for by October 1st annually, and are available beginning in mid August.  Hunters must show their driver's license or past hunting license at time of purchase.  Landowners must present their property information for a landowner permit.

Dog licenses - The Town of Hector requires that all dogs 4 months of age and older be licensed.  Tickets to appear in Town Court can be issued for harboring an unlicensed dog.  Fees: Spayed or Neutered (certificate from vet required) - $10.00; Unspayed or unneutered - $20.00.  Proof of current rabies vaccination must be valid for at least 30 days at time license is renewed (certificate issued by vet) required for licensing.
Leash Law
-; A leash law has been in effect since 1988 – all dogs must be on a leash or under their owner’s control at all times. Contact the Town Clerk for a full copy of the law. Tickets to appear in Court can be issued for dogs running at large, etc.

Building permits - Permits are required for additions to existing buildings, installations of manufactured homes, renovations and any residential/commercial construction, garages, pools, solid fuel burning devices, any electrical or plumbing work.  Stamped Architect/Engineer drawings are required for residential construction over 1500 square feet and any commercial construction.  Any non-residential construction under 140 square feet does not require a permit.  Contact: David Patterson , Code Enforcement Officer, Monday thru Friday 9am to 4pm; located at the Town Hall, 546-5286.

Septic system permits are issued by Schuyler County Watershed Department, 607-535-6868, 910 S. Decatur Street Watkins Glen, NY..

Marriage licenses - Cost is $40.00; Birth Certificate; Valid ID (Driver’s License, passport, etc.); Divorce papers required if previously married; must show date and where filed.  Must be purchased a minimum of 24 hours in advance of ceremony and is valid for 60 days.  Additional/Duplicate copies of Marriage Certificates are available for $10.00 each.

Sign permits permits are required for all off-premise signs.  Applications are available at the Town Hall.  Application must include a description and/or picture of the sign; detailed description of placement; written permission from landowner.  All applications are reviewed by the Town Board for approval

Notary public - available during office hours at no charge.

Geneology researches -  written request with fee required.  Very little information is available prior to 1884.  Death Records must be older than 50 years and Birth Records must be older than 75 years per State Health Department regulations.  Cost for searches and/or certificates as follows: 1-3 year search - $22.00; 4-10 year search - $42.00; 11-20 year search 0- $62.00;  21-30 year search - $82.00.

Birth and Death Records - Births and Deaths that occur in the Town of Hector (outside the Village of Burdett) are filed with the Town Clerk/Registrar of Vital Statistics.  The first Birth Certificate is provided at no charge – duplicate copies are $10.00 each.  Death Certificates are $10.00 each.

Jane M. V. Ike, Hector Town Clerk
since January 1, 1988
Phone 607-546-5286
Email the Town Clerk
Fax 607-546-5200















Last Updated Tuesday, July 8, 2008
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