HOURS OF OPERATION (WITH SOME EXCEPTIONS)

MONDAY- FRIDAY 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM 


PLEASE NOTE:

If you wish to obtain copies of Vital Records (Birth Certificates, Death Certificates, and Marriage Certificates)

HOURS OF OPERATION:

MONDAY-FRIDAY 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM



CURRENT AND PAST SODUS TOWN JUSTICES ABLE TO PERFORM MARRIAGES 


HONORABLE ROBERT FRATANGELO

1-315-483-1321


GENE DEWISPELAEARE, RETIRED JUSTICE

1-315-483-9660


HONORABLE THOMAS PUTNAM

1-315-483-9335

The Town Clerk's Office now sells E-ZPass for 2-axle vehicles only.  

The charge is $25.00 and is pre-loaded once you register your E-ZPass online or over the telephone.  

             TOWN OF SODUS GENEALOGY RECORDS ON FILE


                                    1847 – 1850  we have
                                    1851 – 1881 are missing
                                    1882 – present 


Genealogy records are $11.00 for each record found and must be paid at the Town Clerk's Office or by money order through the mail. Money Orders need to be payable to: Sodus Town Clerk 14-16 Mill St. Sodus, NY  14551.


INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY FOR A DEATH CERTIFICATE IN PERSON AT THE TOWN CLERK'S OFFICE OR THROUGH THE US POSTAL OFFICE, BY MAIL.


To apply for a Death Certificate at the Town Clerk's Office you must provide the following:


  1. PROOF OF IDENTIFICATION IS REQUIRED AND MUST BE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:


  • VALID DRIVERS LICENSE
  • VALID DMV DRIVERS PERMIT
  • VALID NON-DRIVERS ID 
  • VALID PASSPORT
  • VALID NY STATE BENEFIT CARD WITH PHOTO


WHO MAY APPLY FOR A DEATH CERTIFICATE

  1. Spouse
  2. Siblings
  3. Parents of the deceased
  4. Lawful Representative of Deceased 


COST

Copies of Certified Death Certificate are $10.00 each.

(Note: If applying for a Death Certificate copy through the US Postal Mail, only Money Order's or Cashier's Checks will be accepted).Your Money Order or Cashier's check must be made payable to the Sodus Town Clerk. 


DEATH APPLICATION

Please find attached the Death Certificate Application that must be filled out completely if applying in person or through the mail. No Death Certificate Application will be processed if the information of the deceased does not match the Death Record filed in the Town Clerk's Office. 


IF APPLYING FOR DEATH CERTIFICATE BY US POSTAL MAIL:

PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR  PHONE NUMBER ON YOUR APPLICATION. IF A PHONE NUMBER IS NOT INCLUDED, IT MAY DELAY YOUR REQUEST.

Once your application is filled out, you will need to wait and sign the document and present it in front of a NOTARY and get the application notarized. 
(Please note, this is a NY State Department of Health Form, they do not have a section for a Notary to sign. Please have the Notary place notary stamp on side of application or where they can find a spot to sign and stamp).

Do not sign your application until you are in front of the Notary


MAILING ADDRESS:

Sodus Town Clerk 

14-16 Mill St.

Sodus, NY 14551


If you want to mail out this application through the US Postal Office, you must include a self addressed stamped envelope to where we are returning the death certificate to. Depending on the mail, is dependent on how long the certified certificate will take to get to you. When we receive the application we usually process all requests with a two day turn around time. Then the remainder of time is dependent on the US Postal Office. 


EXPEDITE DEATH CERTIFICATE APPLICATION:

If you want to expedite your request, you will need to overnight your application to the address above.  You will also need to include a pre-paid overnight envelope with the address where we are returning the death certificate too.  We only accept US POSTAL OFFICE pre-paid overnight envelopes to return your certified certificate.   Please take your application to the US POSTAL OFFICE and mail it overnight along with your prepaid overnight envelope, money order or cashiers check made Payable to the Sodus Town Clerk. This is the quickest way to get a copy of the certified death certificate.  

Note: If your application does not match the information on your death certificate exactly, the application will be rejected until the correct information is listed. 

Stacie Avery, Deputy Town Clerk 

1-315-483-6934 (Office)

When paying your dog license renewal on-line there is a fee of $1.75 for any license amount $60.00 or under.  If the amount is more than $60.00 the service charge will be 2.75% of your charge.  

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY FOR A MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE IN PERSON AT THE TOWN CLERK'S OFFICE OR THROUGH THE US POSTAL OFFICE, BY MAIL.


To apply for a Marriage Certificate at the Town Clerk's Office you must provide the following:


  1. PROOF OF IDENTIFICATION IS REQUIRED AND MUST BE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:


  • VALID DRIVERS LICENSE
  • VALID DMV DRIVERS PERMIT
  • VALID NON-DRIVERS ID 
  • VALID PASSPORT
  • VALID NY STATE BENEFIT CARD WITH PHOTO


WHO MAY APPLY FOR A MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE

  1. Spouses listed on Marriage License
  2. Lawful Representative 


COST

Copies of Certified Marriage Certificates are $10.00 each.

(Note: If applying for a Marriage Certificate copy through the US Postal Mail, only Money Order's or Cashier's Checks will be accepted).Your Money Order or Cashier's check must be made payable to the Sodus Town Clerk. 


MARRIAGE APPLICATION

Please find attached the Marriage Certificate Application that must be filled out completely if applying in person or through the mail. No Marriage Certificate Application will be processed if the information of the Marriage Application does not match the Marriage License filed in the Town Clerk's Office. 


IF APPLYING FOR MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE BY US POSTAL MAIL:

PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR  PHONE NUMBER ON YOUR APPLICATION. IF A PHONE NUMBER IS NOT INCLUDED, IT MAY DELAY YOUR REQUEST.

Once your application is filled out, you will need to wait and sign the document and present it in front of a NOTARY and get the application notarized. 
(Please note, this is a NY State Department of Health Form, they do not have a section for a Notary to sign. Please have the Notary place notary stamp on side of application or where they can find a spot to sign and stamp).

Do not sign your application until you are in front of the Notary


MAILING ADDRESS:

Sodus Town Clerk 

14-16 Mill St.

Sodus, NY 14551


If you want to mail out this application through the US Postal Office, you must include a self addressed stamped envelope to where we are returning the marriage certificate to. Depending on the mail, is dependent on how long the certified certificate will take to get to you. When we receive the application we usually process all requests with a two day turn around time. Then the remainder of time is dependent on the US Postal Office. 


EXPEDITE MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE APPLICATION:

If you want to expedite your request, you will need to overnight your application to the address above.  You will also need to include a pre-paid overnight envelope with the address where we are returning the marriage certificate too.  We only accept US POSTAL OFFICE pre-paid overnight envelopes to return your marriage certificate.   Please take your application to the US POSTAL OFFICE and mail it overnight along with your prepaid overnight envelope,and money order or cashiers check made payable to the Sodus Town Clerk. This is the quickest way to get a copy of your marriage certificate.  

Note: If your application does not match the information on your marriage license exactly, the application will be rejected until the correct information is listed. 

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY FOR A BIRTH CERTIFICATE IN PERSON AT THE TOWN CLERK'S OFFICE OR THROUGH THE US POSTAL OFFICE, BY MAIL.


To apply for a Birth Certificate at the Town Clerk's Office you must provide the following:

  1. PROOF OF IDENTIFICATION IS REQUIRED AND MUST BE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:


  • VALID DRIVERS LICENSE
  • VALID DMV DRIVERS PERMIT
  • VALID NON-DRIVERS ID 
  • VALID PASSPORT
  • VALID NY STATE BENEFIT CARD WITH PHOTO


WHO MAY APPLY FOR A BIRTH CERTIFICATE

  1. Child themselves (18 years or older)
  2. Mom or Dad  (must be listed on the birth certificate in order for the parent to apply).
  3. Power of Attorney (must provide original Power of Attorney Paperwork)
  4. Legal Guardian (must provide original court papers for proof of Legal Guardian)


NOTE:

A child who wants to apply for a birth certificate themselves and is under the age of 18; may obtain a Short Form Birth Certificate with valid school ID or Valid DMV Permit. 


COST
Copies of Certified Birth Certificates are $10.00 each. 
(Note: If applying for a Certified Birth Certificate copy through the US Postal Mail, only Money Order's or Cashier's Checks will be accepted).


BIRTH CERTIFICATE APPLICATION
Please find attached the Birth Certificate Application that must be filled out completely if applying in person or through the mail. No Birth Certificate Application will be processed if the information listed does not match the Original Birth Certificate filed in the Town Clerk's Office. Please list full given name (initials will not be accepted if not listed on birth certificate) on the application,with the date of birth, Dad's first and last name, and Mom's first and last name using maiden name. 

(Note: Please disregard Registration Number and Birth Number on the application)

 IF APPLYING FOR BIRTH CERTIFICATE BY US POSTAL MAIL:

PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR  PHONE NUMBER ON YOUR APPLICATION. IF A PHONE NUMBER IS NOT INCLUDED, IT MAY DELAY YOUR REQUEST.

Once your application is filled out, you will need to wait and sign the document and present it in front of a NOTARY and get the application notarized. 
(Please note, this is a NY State Department of Health Form, does not have a section for a Notary to sign. Please have the Notary place notary stamp on side of application or where they can find a spot to sign and stamp). 

Do not sign your application until you are in front of the Notary

MAILING ADDRESS:

Sodus Town Clerk 
14-16 Mill St. 
Sodus, NY 14551


If you want to mail out this application through the US Postal Office, you must include a self addressed stamped envelope to where we are returning the birth certificate to. Depending on the mail, is dependent on how long a birth certificate will take to get to you. When we receive the request we usually process all request with a two day turn around time. Then the remainder of time is dependent on the US Postal Office.


EXPEDITE BIRTH CERTIFICATE APPLICATION:

If you want to expedite your request, you will need to overnight your application to the address above.  You will also need to include a pre-paid overnight envelope with the address where we are returning certificate too.  We only accept US POSTAL OFFICE pre-paid overnight envelopes to return your certified certificate.   Please take your application to the US POSTAL OFFICE and mail it overnight along with your prepaid overnight envelope, money order or cashiers check made payable to the Sodus Town Clerk. This is the quickest way to get a copy of a certified certificate. 

Note: If your application does not match the information on your birth certificate exactly, the application will be rejected until the correct information is listed. 




Lori K. Diver

Sodus Town Clerk,

NYSTCA District 7 Director, 

Tax Collector

14-16 Mill St. 

Sodus, NY 14551

1-315-483-6934 (Office)

1-315-483-4038 (Fax)

​email: townofso@rochester.rr.com