Chemung County Clerk

Find Chemung County New York clerk, including county, city, and circuit clerk, and clerk of court. Clerks provide information on public court records and legal documents, criminal, jail, and arrest records, marriage licenses, divorce, judicial, and probate records, businesses liens, notary services, real estate taxes and voter registration services.


Chemung County Clerk 203 Lake Street Elmira NY 14901 607-737-2850


Chemung Town Clerk 48 Rotary Road Ext Chemung NY 14825 607-529-3532

Elmira Heights Clerk 215 Elmwood Avenue Elmira NY 14903 607-734-7156

Erin Town Clerk 1138 Breesport Rd Erin NY 14838 607-739-8681

Horseheads Town Clerk 150 Wygant Road Horseheads NY 14845 607-739-8783

Veteran Town Clerk 4049 Watkins Road Millport NY 14864 607-739-1476

What fees does a Clerk charge?

State law generally enables Clerks to recover a portion of their transactional costs, and some states regulate the fees that Clerks may charge. Most permits and licenses issued by Clerks carry a set fee. Land transaction filings typically carry a base fee plus an additional per page charge. It is common for Clerks to also charge a per page fee when providing copies of documents to the public.

Do Clerks collect taxes?

Clerks do not collect taxes. Tax collection is usually handled by a separate office established for that purpose. Some Clerk's Offices may accept tax payments as a convenience to the public.

What are the requirements to become a Clerk?

In some jurisdictions, the Clerk is an elected position, while in others the Clerk is appointed. Most Clerks have a college degree and at least some professional experience. Some counties and local governments require that the Clerk have or obtain a Certified Municipal Clerk designation.