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The City Clerk’s Office registered 172 new dogs during the 2016 Dog Census, resulting in accurate reporting of our records to Ontario County.  Any dog living with you for more than 30 days must be licensed as per City Code 77, which requires all dogs older than 6 months be licensed and properly vaccinated against rabies.

Bark Park registration begins July 5, 2016 at City Hall.   

47 Castle Street
1st Floor, City Hall
Geneva, New York 14456

Phone: (315) 789-2603 
Fax: (315) 789-0604 

City Clerk/Registrar:  Doris Myers
Deputy City Clerk/Registrar:  Lori Guinan

The City Clerk's office is currently located in downtown Geneva.  Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday. For marriage licenses, please arrive by 4:00 p.m.

Two employees, the City Clerk and the Deputy City Clerk, are committed to supplying information, knowledge, reference and cooperation to the general public, all departments and elected officials.

The City Clerk records all vital statistics in the City (births, deaths and marriages) and records the minutes of all City Council meetings.  The City Clerk is also the  Records Management Officer and processes all Freedom of Information requests and claims for distribution to the proper departments.  

The Office issues several licenses:     ∙ dog licenses                 ∙ marriage
                                                            ∙ peddlers/solicitors        ∙ trash collectors           
                                                            ∙ taxi owner                     ∙ taxi operator
                                                            ∙ bingo and games of chance licenses
                                                            ∙ coin amusement devices

Cemetery records for both Washington and Glenwood Cemeteries are recorded in the office.
Records for St. Mary’s Cemetery (Town of Geneva) and St. Patrick’s Cemetery are kept at the Our Lady of Peace Parish Offices – (315) 789-7180.