City Chamberlain

Main switchboard for City Offices, Dog Licenses, Dog Redemption, Handicap Permits, Bingo/Games of Chance/Bell Jar Licenses, Amusement Permits, Coin Machine Operator Permits, Auction Permits, Going Out of Business Sale Permits, Pawn Broker Permits, Taxi Driver Licenses, Taxi Cab Permits, Hawking/Peddling Permits, Reservations for Common Council Chambers, Schedule various meetings and legal notices, File Local Laws with State Secretary,  minutes of all meetings scheduled by the Common Council and Mayor, Sales of Documents (zoning book/map, draft plans, etc.), Freedom of Information Requests, Notices of Claims, Charter and Code updates, Liquor License requests, Police Department Complaints, Taxi Cab Driver Complaints, City Official Appointments, Marriage Affidavits/Licenses, Marriage Transcripts, and Marriage Officer.

Office of Vital Statistics

Birth Certificates, Death Certificates, Birth Amendments, Death Amendments, New Births, Burial Permits for Funeral Homes, Paternity Acknowledgments, Genealogical Searches for Birth, Death, and Marriage Records.

Parking Payments

Payments for parking ticket fines, permit fees, or registration & impound clearance fees can be made in-person at the main desk.

Parking ticket fines can also be paid online through the Parking Ticket Payment System.

Office Hours:

8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (both offices)
Monday through Friday

Marriage License Application:

8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Monday through Friday
$40.00 fee; both parties must be present at same time

Marriage Officer:

By Appointment Only
(845) 451-4225


City Hall – First Floor
62 Civic Center Plaza
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
The parking garage is accessible via Mill Street

Contact Information:

For general information or request, please email:

Deanne Flynn, City Chamberlain
(845) 451-4276 Office
(845) 451-4239 Fax


  Birth Certificate

  Death Certificate

  Geneaology Search

  FOIL Request Form

  Hawking and Peddling Application

  Marriage Certificate

  Notice of Claim Form

  Taxi Ordinance

  Towing Ordinance Amendment (O-10-36)

  Proposed Redistricting Map

  Licensed Taxi Companies

  Solid Waste Collection Fees (LL-12-3)

  Proposed Taxi Ordinance Amendments

  2014 Block Party Applicaiton

  2014 Community Event Application

  Wedding Ceremony Application

  2014 Registration of Event

  City Ordinance: 6-157.1 Replacement of water meters, access to City; penalties for offenses

  Public Notice: Surplus Real Property & Tax Foreclosure Auction 2014

  Bidder's Seminar Information

  Showing Schedule for Improved Properties

  Garage Sale Application

  Taxi Cab Company Complaint Form