Due to COVID-19 Face masks are REQUIRED upon entry.
When able, please utilize the brown drop box located to the right of the Town Hall main entrance.
Our hours are Monday-Friday 8am-4:00pm
*At this time, Wednesday evening hours have been suspended until further notice (due to COVID).
LICENSES AND REQUIREMENTS
Puppies by four (4) months of age, rabies shots must be administered by three (3) months of age
Older dogs within ten (10) days of adoption
Report status changes in writing within ten (10) days
Maximum of three (3) dogs per property in the Town of Farmington, without obtaining a variance.
Citizens over 65 years of age are eligible for a senior discount on the dog license.
Multiple year (1, 2, & 3 year) dog licensing is available; we cannot exceed the rabies vaccination expiration date.
Report animals (domestic or feral) acting as though they might be rabid to Ontario County Humane Society at 585-396-4590 (Monday through Saturday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM) or after regular business hours to 911.They will need to know the location and general direction of the animal to capture it.
If your animal comes in contact with a rabid animal, contact your veterinarian to see if your pet needs a booster on its rabies vaccination.
If your animal has any of the bodily fluids of the rabid animal on it, ask your veterinarian or Public Health how to clean your pet so no one in your family becomes contaminated with rabies.
There is no application needed prior to licensing a dog, just bring proof of rabies and if the dog has been spade or neutered to the Town Clerks Office.
Unaltered dogs:$25.00 per year
Senior citizen (65 & over): $18.00 per year
Spayed/neutered dogs:$16.00 per year
Senior citizen (65 & over): $9.00 per year
Ontario County Humane Society, 585-396-4590, handles stray dogs, dog bites, and inhumane animal treatment reports.
Nuisance problems with neighbor's dogs, which cannot be settled between the neighbors, are handled through the Town Court.Complete a deposition (available at the Building Department, Town Clerks office and under forms on website), have it notarized and file with the Town Court.
A person is required to establish proof of age and identity by submitting to the issuing clerk:
One of the following age-related documents:
Original birth certificate with raised seal, or certified copy
and one of the following photo identifications:
1. Photo Drivers License
2. Valid Passport
3. Green Card or Naturalization Papers
4. Military Photo ID
5. Employers Photo ID (need to call employer to verify)
Information regarding previous marriages must be furnished in the application for a marriage license. This includes whether the former spouse or spouses are living, and whether the applicants are divorced and, if so, when, where and against whom the divorce or divorces were granted. A certified copy of the Decree of Divorce or a Certificate of Dissolution of Marriage may be required by the clerk issuing the marriage license.
The fee for obtaining a Marriage License is $40.00.