Village Clerk

Village Clerk Duties

The duties of the Village Clerk include responsibility for the care and custody of all official records and documents of the Village, for protection and preservation of the Village's past history, administration of all municipal and special elections, the accurate record of Board of Trustee proceedings, actions and documentation of Board of Trustee Meetings, administering the Village's records management program, receiving and filing claims against the Village, maintenance of the Village Code and providing research and information services to the public and Village personnel.

The Village Clerk's Office provides a current list of Village Boards and Commissions. Village Board of Trustee Minutes are prepared by the Village Clerk and are the permanent record of proceedings of each Board of Trustee meeting.


Other services that are available in the Village Clerk's Office include:

  • Alarm Permits
  • Freedom of Information Requests (FOIL)
  • Handicapped Parking Permits
  • Municipal Parking Permits
  • Registrar of Vital Statistics, i.e., Birth / Death Certificates
  • Taxicab Licenses


The Village of Port Chester DOES NOT issue Marriage Licenses or Certificates. You can contact the Town of Rye Clerk's Office to obtain a marriage license.