Town Clerk


Town Clerk

Debra DeMinck
Ext. 200

Deputy Town Clerk

Shelley LaRocca
Ext. 201


1850 Ridge Road,
Ontario, NY 14519

Phone: (315) 524-3441
Fax: (315) 524-4903


Monday-Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
2nd and 4th Monday: 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM 


Be it Resolved, that the Town of Ontario hereby establishes the following as standard work days for elected and appointed officials and will report the following days worked to the New York State and Local employees' Retirement System based on the record of activities maintained and submitted by these officials to the clerk of this body.  

And be it resolved, that the Ontario Town Board directs the Clerk of the Board to certify and file the appropriate paperwork with the New York State Employees' Retirement System and post said resolution on the website for the Town of Ontario,, and on the bulletin board at the Ontario Town Hall for 30 days.

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The Ontario Town Clerk now offers residents the option to renew their dog licenses online. Click here to renew now!

To view Local Laws that will be discussed in upcoming meetings, click below:

Services Provided By The Town Clerks Office

  • Copying, Faxing & E-Z pass services are available
  • View 2019 Town/County Tax bill click the link below
    • Copies
      • $0.25/page
    • Faxing
      • Cover pages - free
      • Local - $2.00/1st page - $0.75 each additional page
      • Out of State - $3.00/1st page - $1.00 each additional page
    • E-Zpass
      • $25.00 each

Need Your Property Or School Tax Information?  Find A Copy Of Your Bill Here.

  • Clerk To The Town Board -- Town Board meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Mondays at 7:00 PM in the Ontario Town Hall, 1850 Ridge Road, Ontario, NY, meeting minutes available in the clerk's office or by e-mail upon request.
  • Tax Collector – Town and County taxes are collected in January, February & March.  Wayne Central School collects school taxes in September & October.  For town tax information call (315) 524-3441, School call (315) 524-1016.  For unpaid taxes after March 31st call the Wayne County Treasurer at (315) 946-5946, additional information on paid/unpaid taxes can be found on the county's web site at County Tax Search
  • Water & Wastewater Bill Collection– bills are mailed in January, April, July, and October. All bills not paid in mid September will be added to the following years property tax bill.  For collection information call (315) 524-3441.  For billing information call (315) 524-2941.
  • Registrar of Vital Statistics – records on file for marriage licenses, births and deaths that occurred in the Town of Ontario beginning in 1882. Get an application for a duplicate record.
    • Marriage licenses must be obtained at least 24 hours prior to the ceremony and are good for 60 days, valid picture identification and birth certificates with raised seals for both bride and groom must be provided, the fee is $40 (proof must also be provided how/when previous marriages ended). - Appointment Only
    • Funeral Directors on weekends and holidays contact the Town Clerk, Debra DeMinck at home (315) 524-7141, if not available the Deputy Town Clerk , Shelley LaRocca's home phone is (585)-355-2551.  Certified copies are $10.
  • Conservation Licenses -- NYS drivers license needed or proof of residency, for hunting licenses.  Proof of hunter safety training is required.  The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation web site is (check out their listing of hunter safety courses).
  • Handicap Parking Permits – permanent or temporary are issued with a certification from a physician (same day).  Pick up application prior to your doctor appointment or download the form
  • NYS Dog Licenses – current rabies certificate is needed to license.  Fees are $16.00 for male and female dogs, $8.00 for neutered and spayed dogs (with certificate of spaying/neutering).  Renew annually, can be done by mail.  Please send rabies information, self-addressed stamped envelope and check payable to: Ontario Town Clerk.  The Dog Control Officer's number is (585) 721-2635.
  • Bear Creek Harbor Permits - launching by permit only
    • Annual Permit Town Resident
      • $25.00
    • Two Year Permit Town Resident
      • $40.00
    • Annual Permit Non Resident
      • $100.00
    • One Day Launch Permit
      • $5.00
    • By mail, send copy of the NYS registration per vehicle and applicable fees payable to Ontario Town Clerk.
  • Notary Public - must have valid identification, no fee charged.
  • Certificate of Residence – for attending community college, proof of residency required, no fee charged. Download the form
  • Freedom of Information Form –  Download the form
  • Driver's Education manuals for vehicles & motorcycles can be picked up during normal business hours.
  • Peddler Permit - Download this Application