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Margaret M. Gochenaur

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday 8:00 - 4:00 Closed 12:00-1:00 lunch hr

Friday-    8:00 - 12:00 and by appointment
Phone: 585-657-6515
Fax: 585-657-7276

The Town of East Bloomfield’s main focus is to make sure the general public is well taken care by providing the necessary Town Clerk’s services to address their needs. The Town Clerk’s office is the doorway to local government and is usually the first contact the public makes with the town and is a major source of information.

The Town Clerk:

  • Is informative and compassionate to the needs of the residents of the Town of East Bloomfield.
  • Keeps the only office records of activities of Town Government.
  • Is the custodian of all Town records and administrator of the Freedom of Information Law.
  • Maintains official records of adopted Town laws, oaths of office, fiscal reports, etc.
  • Is the Licensing Officer - conservation, dog, marriage, Boughton Park passes and handicap parking permits.
  • Acts as registrar for birth and death certificates.
  • Coordinates all Town and general elections.
  • Is responsible for the Town’s records management program.
  • Facilitates Dog Enumeration every 5 years. Next one will run from January - May 2021..


Other Information:

Marriage License

In order to obtain a marriage license you need the following items:

  • A form of ID, All items needed: Social Security Card , photo drivers license
  • Certified Birth Certificate
  • Any or all divorce papers.
  • If your spouse has passed away, a copy of the death certificate.

Residents must have the license 24 hours before the wedding and it is good for 60 days. The cost is $40.00 cash or check for the license.

Effective Februrary 10, 2014

The current Town Clerk is a Marriage Officiant, and can be available upon request to perform your marriage ceremony.

Boughton Park pass

In order to obtain a Boughton Park pass, you must live in or own property in the Towns of East Bloomfield, West Bloomfield or Victor. New as of July 2005: You must also bring in your vehicle’s registration.

Dog Licenses


  • Spayed or neutered dog - $16.00
  • Unspayed or an unneutered dog - $25.00
  • Late fee additional - $10.00 
  • Enumeration fee - $5.00


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 East Bloomfield; Proof that the dog has been vacinated 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 spayed 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.

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Town of East Bloomfield, New York, USA
PO Box 85
East Bloomfield, NY 14443