Town of Phelps

Town of Phelps

79 Main Street, Phelps, NY  14532
Phone:  315-548-5691
Fax:       315-548-5754

Town of Phelps Town Court

1331 St. Rt. 88, Phelps, NY  14532
Phone:  315-548-2090

Phelps Town Hall Hours

Assessor’s Office: Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., closed for lunch;
Friday 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Bookkeeper’s Office: Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m.
Town Clerk/Tax Collector Office: Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Town Court: Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Zoning/Code Enforcement: Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., closed for lunch

Other hours by appointment only

Just as a reminder to everyone,
ENHANCED or NEW STAR forms have to be into the Assessor’s Office by March 1st.

Position Official Phone Email
Town Supervisor Norman Teed 548-5691
Town Clerk Linda Nieskes 548-5691
Bookkeeper Barb Middlebrook 548-5691
Assessor Cindy Loncosky 548-2973
Code Enforcement Ed Clark 548-2971
Fire and Buildings Steve Studley 548-2971
Town Court Official Phone
Justice Gary Fisher 548-2090
Justice Robert Gosper 548-2090
Highway Dept. Official Phone Email
Superintendent Terry Featherly 548-4043
Water Dept. Official Phone Email
Superintendent Mike Vienna 548-5691

2013 Tentative Tax Roll for the Town of Phelps (click here for pdf)

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All the Boards meet at the Phelps Town Court/Meeting Facility, 1331 Rt. 88, Phelps.

  • Town Zoning Board meets the 3rd Thursday of the month.
  • Town Planning Board meets the 4th Thursday of the month.
  • Town Board Meetings are the 2nd Monday of each month.



Anyone wishing to obtain a marriage license must have the following information with them when they come into the Clerk’s office:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Driver’s License
  • Social Security Card or know your number
  • Divorce Papers for as many times as you have been married & divorced.
  • Both the bride and groom must be present to complete the license.  The cost of the license is $40.00.  The Town accepts either a personal check or cash.


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Effective January 1, 2010: All dogs in the Town of Phelps, unless otherwise exempted* by New York State Agriculture and Markets Law, must be licensed with the Town Clerk of the Town of Phelps by the age of four (4) months. The licensing fees are as follows:

  • Spayed or neutered dog$14.00 plus a surcharge of $1.00 for a total of $15.00
  • Unspayed or an unneutered dog$20.00 plus a surcharge of $3.00 for a total of $23.00

The owner of each dog required to be licensed shall, for new applications and renewal applications, obtain, complete and return to the Town Clerk: A dog license application; The license application fee; Any applicable license surcharges; Such additional fees as may be established by the Town Board of the Town of Phelps; Proof that the dog has been vaccinated against rabies or a statement from a licensed veterinarian that such vaccination would endanger the dog’s life in which case vaccination shall not be required; In the case of a spayed or neutered dog, a certificate signed by a licensed veterinarian or an affidavit signed by the owner, showing that the dog has been spayed or neutered, provided such certificate or affidavit shall not be required if the same is already on file with the Town Clerk. In lieu of the spay or neuter certificate, an owner may present a statement certified by a licensed veterinarian stating that he or she has examined the dog and found that, because of old age or other reason, the life of the dog would be endangered by spaying or neutering. In such case, the license fee for the dog shall be the same as for a spayed or neutered dog.


Fines for Unlicensed dogs are as follows:

  • $25 for first violation
  • $50 for second violation within 5 years
  • $100 or imprisonment for not more than fifteen days, or both for persons found to have committed two or more such violations within the preceding five years

*Exempted dogs include guide dog; hearing dog; service dog; war dog; working search dog; detection dog; police work dog; and therapy dog.


Town Water and Sewer Bills

Town of Phelps Water Bills are sent to residents in the months of January, April, July and October. They are due by the 20th of that month. If the bills are not paid by the 20th of the month a 10% late fee is assessed to the amount due.

The Town of Phelps Sewer Bills are sent quarterly. They are due by the 20th of that month. If the bills are not paid by the 20th of the month a 10% late fee is assessed to the amount due.

If you have any questions regarding these bills, please contact Barb Middlebrook, Town Bookkeeper.

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