Town Clerk

IMG_0761Town Clerk
Debra DeMinck
Ext. 200
e-mail the Town Clerk at:

Deputy Town Clerk
Shelley LaRocca
Ext. 201
e-mail the Deputy Town Clerk at:

1850 Ridge Road
Ontario, NY 14519
Phone: (315) 524-3441
Fax: (315) 524-4903

Monday-Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Services Provided By The Town Clerks OfficeTo view or pay your 2022 Town & County tax bill

Click on the link below

* Tax collection hours at the Town Hall  9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
* Secure lock box/drop box located on the west side of the building adjacent to the entrance door.
* If you are mailing your bill, PLEASE include the
entire bill with the tear off portion if you are requesting a receipt!!  If you do not require a receipt, just send the tear off coupon with your check.  

Additional Services Available

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 or for billing information call (315) 524-2941.  To pay your water bill online - click here.   

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 - Please fill out worksheet before arrival Marriage Worksheet

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 $10.00.

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 – A 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 or online.  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.  Click here to renew your dog license online.

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.