Deputy Town Clerk: Amanda Winne
(845) 657-2016 fax
PO Box 96
West Shokan, NY 12494
Monday – Friday, 9 am – 4 pm (except holidays)
Copies of Marriage, Birth or Death Certificates and Genealogy Records
Copies of vital records from 1881 and forward for those individuals who were born, died or obtained their marriage license in the Town of Olive are on file in the Town Clerk’s office. Birth records can only be issued to the person if over the age of 18 and/or parents named in the document. Death certificates may be issued to members of the immediate family. Marriage records may only be issued to persons named in the document. These records may be applied for in person with the applicant providing photo I.D., or through the mail. The fee is $10 per certified copy of Birth/Death and Marriage. For Genealogy, please refer to the second page of Genealogy form below for rules and regulations on research. There is a $10 fee for copies.
Spayed/Neutered – $6.00
Unspayed/Unneutered – $13.00
All dogs age six months or older must be licensed in New York State. Rabies certificates are required at the time of licensing your dog. You can complete the dog license application opens in a new window form and submit it to the Town Clerk’s office along with the rabies certificate, spaying/neutering certificate (if applicable), and the appropriate fee. The dog will be issued an identification tag which will remain with the dog for his lifetime. The license, however, will be renewed annually. Replacement tags can be purchased through the Town Clerk’s Office at a fee of $15.00.
Handicapped Parking Permits
The applicant and the medical doctor must complete the Handicapped Parking Permit form opens in a new window and submit it in person or by mail to the Town Clerk. The applicant must also present their NYS Driver License or Non-Driver License at the time of applying for the permit. Permits are issued either on a temporary basis of six months or a permanent basis of 5 years depending on the doctor’s recommendation.
Home Delivered Meals Program
Eligibility to receive home delivered meals is determined by the Ulster County Office of the Aging. You can contact 845-334-5496 (Intake at the OFA) to register for the program and Open to receive further information. opens in a new window
Anyone wishing to volunteer to deliver the meals should contact Dawn at 657-8118 x5 for information. Meals are picked up by our volunteers at approximately 9:15am on Thursday at the Town Meeting Hall and delivered to the list of people as provided by the Town Clerk.
Marriage Licenses - $40.00
Please call ahead to make an appointment for Marriage Licenses. You need to bring State Issued Birth Certificate with a raised seal, Social Security Number, photo I.D. (driver’s license, non-driver’s license, passport) and divorce/annulment papers, if any.
Peddler’s Permit - $25.00
The Town Clerk’s Office issues NYS DEC licenses during normal office hours. Open to purchase licenses directly from the DEC online. opens in a new window
New York City Access permits are not issued by the Town of Olive. Open to obtain New York City Access permits online. opens in a new window
The Clerk’s office does not issue permits for Blue Hole or state hiking trails. You can get those permits at https://www.reserveamerica.
Waste Water Treatment Plant
For those of you that live in the Boiceville area and receive a sewer use bill. You can mail your payment or we accept them in the Town Clerk’s office Monday – Friday 9am- 4pm