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The Town Clerk is authorized to issue a NYS Marriage Licenses. Applicants must provide the following documentation and fee:
The Town Clerk issues New York State Accessible Parking Permits to qualified residents of the Town of Rush.
ou need an application that is signed by your physician. You can download the application here from the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles.
An ID such as a Passport or Drivers License is required with the application. A Driver’s License is not required for a Parking Permit. For more Information, contact the Town Clerk
The Town Clerk Issues New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Fishing Licenses.
Most people fishing in New York need a New York State Fishing License. There are three ways to get a fishing license in New York.
You can visit the Town Clerk, an official License Issuing Agent, or you can contact the DEC and order over the phone, or online through the website. New York Department of Environmental Conservation (kalkomey.com)
For more information on Fishing Licenses that are available and fees, go, to to the NYS DEC website,
The Town Clerk is the Records Management Officer for the Town. In this role, the clerk receives and processes all requests for information.
The first step is to complete the FOIL Request form. Be specific on the information you are requesting.
The Town Clerk and Deputy Clerk are both notaries.
The local Assessor's Office can assist you. These are a few key points:
There is no cost to grieve an assessment.
Use Form RP-524 Complaint on Real Property Assessment to grieve your assessment. The form is available from the NYS Tax website (www.tax.ny.gov) or from your assessor's office or the Assessor Department page.
Mailbox and Lawn Damage
During the snow and ice season, the Highway Department will replace any mailbox damaged by a town vehicle, provided it was in good repair and located in the right-of-way prior to being damaged. Lawn damage due to snow and ice removal operations performed by town vehicles will be repaired in the spring by the Highway Department.
Yes, there is a No Parking Ordinance that is in effect on all roads within the Town of Rush between the hours of 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM from November 1st to April 15th of each year.
Changes to properties and structures often require a Building Permit under the Codes of the Town of Rush. The following are some guidelines to help you determine if a permit may be required.
A Building Permit is required to:
A Building Permit is NOT required to:
This information has been put together to help answer the most frequently asked questions about residential construction.