Town Clerk's Office

GCompitello.jpgOverview

The Town Clerk's Office is a multifaceted office that is charged with acting as the chief records keeper for the town. The Town Clerk's Office maintains the minutes for all town board meetings, the Zoning Board, the Accessory Apartment Review Board, the Planning Board, and all other boards governing the town. This office has records dating back to 1827, of town laws, resolutions, ordinances, and other town business, in original form and on micro-film. There are four basic functions that this office performs, which are described below.

Functions

The Town Clerk performs four basic functions that include records management, registrar of vital statistics, marriage officer, and licensing officer. Find answers to the frequently asked questions by selecting one of the following topics:

Records Management

The Town Clerk's Office maintains all active files and stores inactive files in the town's archives. Records can be retrieved by use of a computerized filing system.

Registrar of Vital Statistics

The Clerk's Office is the keeper and issuer of all birth and death records and files burial permits for cemeteries located within the town.

Marriage Officer

A person of legal age or with parental permission can obtain a marriage license from the clerk and Town Residents can have wedding services performed. Proper identification is required when applying for a license.

Licensing Officer

The Town Clerk's Office has the authority to issue state and town licenses and permits for various things, such as:

  • Beach Lease
  • Bingo
  • Block parties
  • Carnivals, Fairs & Bazaars
  • Clamming
  • Death / Burial
  • Dogs
  • Domestic Partnership
  • Door to Door Soliciting
  • Garage Sale permits
  • Games of chance
  • Going out of business
  • Hunting and fishing (only 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM)
  • Junk yard dealers
  • Landscaping Permits
  • Marriages
  • Massage Parlors
  • Parades
  • Pawn Broker / 2nd Hand Dealer
  • Peddlers
  • Pidgeon Permits
  • Plumbers
  • Street openings or excavations
  • Taxicabs
  • Tow truck operators
  • Video Game Licenses


  1. Gerry Compitello

    Town Clerk
    Phone: (631) 957-4286

  2. Town Clerk's Office

    Physical Address
    Office of the Town Clerk
    200 E. Sunrise Highway
    Lindenhurst, NY 11757


    Directions

    Phone: (631) 957-4286

    Hours
    Monday through Friday
    9:00 am to 4:30 pm