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Town Clerk

Michael Recca, Town Clerk

Jessica Hynes, Deputy Town Clerk

34 Fifth Avenue Town Hall
Pelham, New York 10803
Phone: (914) 738-0777

Fax: (914) 813-1842
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-4:00 pm






**A Note from the Town Clerks Office**


First Saturday office hours for Pelham Town Clerk a Success!
Second Saturday office hours scheduled for August 12th


     Pelham Town Clerk Michael Recca's first Saturday office hours were a success as he issued a marriage license, four fishing licenses, a dog license and assisted with three passport renewals.    

     “I’m pleased to announce I will open my office again on a Saturday morning for the convenience of town residents at no additional cost to taxpayers," Recca said.  "Last Saturday we had a good start and I am sure our next Saturday hours on August 12th will be a success as well." 

      "Trying to get a fishing license during the work week is hard, because I run a small business, and I can't really take my attention away from it during regular hours," Pelham Town resident Maurice Owen-Micchane said.  "Thanks to Town Clerk Mike Recca, I was able to get my license at a time that worked for me."

     Recca noted that hunting licenses for 2018 became available on August 1st.  The Town Clerk's office also issues marriage, fishing and dog licenses, issues parking permits for the disabled, sells E-Zpass tags, updates voter registration information and provides access to Town records.  

     Saturday office hours will be available again on August 12th between 8AM and Noon.  The first Saturday office hours were held on July 29th.  

     Appointments are recommended and can be made by sending an email to or by calling 914-738-0777 during weekday business hours (9AM to 4PM, Monday to Thursday, 9AM to 12PM on Friday through Labor Day).  

(Please note:  Village of Pelham Manor residents must obtain dog licenses and disabled parking permits from their Village clerk.)
Michael Recca


Please feel free to contact our office should you have any questions,
Jessica Hynes Deputy Town Clerk Town of Pelham, NY (914) 738-0777



***Getting a U.S. Passport just got easier***

As new passport requirements go into effect. Westchester County Clerk Timothy Idoni's community outreach staff will be visiting

The Town of Pelham on

Wednesday, September 6th

to process passport applications from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

(They will be parked infront of Town Hall-34 Fifth Avenue)


**Click Here For More Information**



**********NOW AT TOWN HALL**********

E-Z Pass On-the-Go is now available for $25 at the Town Clerks Office.  Purchase your tag (we accept cash or check). You register your tag on line and attach to your windshield. It is that easy




The Town Clerk is an elected official and serves for a term of two (2) years. The Town Clerk is charged with custody of all legal records, books and papers of the Town and is responsible for the recording of all of the Town Board’s Proceedings and decisions. In this regard, the Town Clerk’s charged with publishing items tobe considered by the Town Board during its meetings and is charged with posting all notices required by law.

The Town Clerk supervises all town wide general elections, primaries related to those elections, conducted in the Town of Pelham pursuant to applicable laws. Applications for absentee ballots, and voter registration forms are available in the Town Clerks Office.

The Town Clerk also serves as Registrar of Vital Statistics, which includes records of Marriages, birth, deed records as early as 1860. Current birth & death records are kept in the Village of Pelham and the Village of Pelham Manor.

The Town Clerk’s office also issues Marriage licenses. It is necessary to make an appointment to obtain a Marriage license. (9:30 AM - 3:30 PM Monday - Friday) Please call (914) 738-0777.

The fee for a Marriage license is $40.00.

Marriage Transcripts are $20.00.

Disabled parking permits are available for Village of Pelham Residents at the Town Clerks office. The requirements for this permit (1) must be a Village of Pelham resident, (2) a completed application, (3) a letter from the doctor.
Click here to print out Application.

Dog Licenses are available at the Town Clerks Office for Village of Pelham residents. The requirements for the license are (1) Village of Pelham Resident, (2) updated paperwork on dog, which should include current rabies information and proof of neutered/spayed, (3) Owners I.D. 

The fee for a dog license is $16.00 (neutered/spayed)

$23.00 (unaltered)

$5.00 for a lost tag.
Click here to print out application.

****Pelham Manor Residents must go to Village of Pelham Manor (Village Clerk at 4 Penfield Place) to acquire a Disabled permit and/or Dog license. If you have any questions please call 914/738-8820.  ****


If you are a new voter, have moved since the last election, or wish to change your registration you may do so by visiting the Town Clerks office.

Town Clerk,

Michael Recca

Town of Pelham Contact Information