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Owners of dogs 4 months or older can obtain a license and tag by submitting proof of rabies vaccination and, if completed, a spay/neuter record. Letters of renewal will be sent to the owner on a yearly basis.
The Town Clerk is authorized to issue a NYS Marriage Licenses. Both parties must appear and provide the following documentation proof:
The Town Clerk issues Temporary and Permanent Disability New York State Parking Permits to qualified residents of the Town of Rush.
Application MV-664.1 2/17 can be obtained from the DMV website or from your physician. Provide a signed Application for the Town Clerk with your drivers or non-drivers license. For more information, please contact the Town Clerk's office.
The Town Clerk Issues New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Fishing Licenses.
Anyone 16 years or old must have a New York State Fishing License in order to fish. Please visit the Town Clerk, an official License Issuing Agent, contact the DEC or order online through their website. New York Department of Environmental Conservation (kalkomey.com)
For more information on Fishing Licenses and fees associated, please go to the NYSDEC website at nysdec.gov.
The signer must provide a government issued identification and wait to sign the document in the presence of the Notary Public.
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.