Please click on the links below to view the FAQ answers.
you get a passport processed at the Goshen Town Hall?
I get a dog license?
The Town of Goshen does not
offer passport services. Contact the Orange County Clerk’s
office for information at (845) 291-2690 or use this link: Passport Information and Services
be out of Town when my tax payment is due. How will I know
what amount to pay? How can I pay my taxes if I am out of
Until further notice, if you
wish to license a new dog, all licenses will be done by mail
and not in person. Please follow these instructions:
- For an altered (spayed or neutered) dog, please mail a
copy of the dog’s most recent rabies certification and
spay or neuter document. If you do not have that document,
the rabies certification may state “S” or “N” for the sex
of the dog. That is acceptable. Please mail the
document(s) and a check or money order for $7.00. Address
- For an unaltered (not spayed or neutered) dog, please
mail a copy of the most recent rabies certification and a
check for $15.00.
These documents should be mailed to the Goshen Town Clerk, 41
Webster Avenue, Goshen, New York 10924. Checks should be made
out to the Town of Goshen. Once received, we will mail the
metal license tag and the paper license to you at your home
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want to speak to the Town Board, what is the best way to go
There are several ways to obtain
your tax information. Please feel free to contact the Tax
Receiver’s Office at (845) 294-6250 ext. 1240 to find out the
exact amount due, and the address in which to mail your
payment or you can visit the egov tax bills website to view
tax bills on line
I have paid off my Mortgage, how do I file / obtain a Lien
Release or obtain a copy of my Deed?
The Town Board welcomes all
input from residents and calls for any comments at the end of
every Town Board meeting, at which time you would have an
opportunity to address the Town Board on agenda items only.
They can also be reached via email: DBloomfield@Townofgoshen.org
The Orange County Clerk’s
office, located in the Parry Bldg 4 Glenmere Cove Road,
Goshen, New York 10924 can provide this information. For
further information, please contact (845) 291-2690.
pay a traffic ticket at the Town Hall?
Yes, Town of Goshen traffic
tickets can be paid at the Goshen Town Court, which is located
at 41 Webster Ave - 2nd floor. For more information, please
call (845) 294-6477.
what age do you need a Fishing License?
New York State Department of
Environmental Conservation requires individuals age sixteen
(16) and older to obtain a fishing license. Individuals under
sixteen (16) years of age do not need a fishing license, as
long as they are fishing with a licensed individual.
what age does my dog need to be licensed?
New York State Agriculture and
Markets Law requires all dogs age four (4) months and older to
be licensed. Proof of rabies vaccination is required.
file a Small Claims suit at the Town Hall?
For dogs spayed/neutered the annual fee is $7.00 (includes
state mandated $1.00 surcharge), and for dogs not
spayed/neutered the annual fee is $15.00 (includes state
mandated $3.00 surcharge).
the Town have a public dump site for dropping off debris?
Yes, Small Claims can be filed
at the Goshen Town Court, which is located at 41 Webster Ave -
2nd floor. For more information, please call (845) 294-6477 or
visit Orange County Small Claims Court
There is a county public dump
located at 21 Training Center Lane New Hampton, NY 10958. For
assistance/guidance with regard to debris that cannot be
disposed of through your refuse company, please contact (845)
291-2640 or (845) 291-2664.
the Town of Goshen collect and dispose of household
Does the Town of Goshen offer a leaf collection service?
can I obtain a copy of a Birth Certificate or Death
can I obtain a duplicate marriage certificate?
Birth and Death records are
available from the Town Clerk of the municipality where the
event occurred. The Goshen Town Clerk's office is located at
41 Webster Ave - 1st floor and can be reached at (845)
For more information: Genealogical
Services (Birth & Death Certificates)
Our office can issue a
certified marriage certificate if you obtained your marriage
license in the Town of Goshen.
do I contact the Goshen Chamber of Commerce?
there a Notary Public at the Town Hall
The Goshen Chamber of Commerce
can be reached at(845) 294-7746 or by visiting their website
at: Goshen Chamber.
There is a Notary Public
available at the Town Clerk’s Office from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00
p.m., Monday thru Friday. Please bring photo identification
for each person signing a document.
do I need in order to get a passport?
do I need to get a marriage license?
is the FOIL (Freedom of Information Law) request process?
Due to unforeseen
circumstances, the Goshen Town Clerk’s office will NOT be
issuing Marriage Licenses until further notice. You may check
with ANY CITY OR TOWN CLERK’S OFFICE IN NEW YORK STATE TO
OBTAIN AN MARRIAGE LICENSE. We apologize for any inconvenience
this may have caused you.
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is the Goshen Post Office phone number?
A The process to submit a FOIL
request is first fill out a FOIL request form that can be
found in the Town Clerk’s office or by clicking here.
Once you have completed the FOIL request form, submit it to
the Town Clerk’s office:
Print and hand deliver to:
Town Clerk’s Office
Goshen Town Hall
41 Webster Ave - 1st floor
Goshen, NY 10924
The Freedom of Information Law requires that we respond to a
request within five (5) business days of receipt of a request.
If your request is approved, your request will be sent to the
appropriate department for fulfillment. The requested
documents will be released to you as soon as possible
depending upon the volume of documents requested and time
involved locating the material, but it will be within twenty
(20) business days from the approval, unless we notify you
otherwise. If any portion of the request is denied, you will
be informed of the reason in writing and provided with the
contact information to whom an appeal should be directed.
Goshen Post Office is located
at: 20 Grand Street, Goshen NY 10924 (845) 294-4288
can a minor child obtain working papers?
Working papers for students
ages 14-16 can be obtained through the Goshen School District,
at the health office, located at the Goshen High School, 222
Scotchtown Ave, Goshen, New York 10924. For further
information, please contact (845) 615-6133.
can I apply for a D/B/A (Doing Business As) License?
D/B/A’s are processed through
the Orange County Clerk’s office, located in the Parry Bldg 4
Glenmere Cove Road, Goshen, New York 10924. For further
information, please contact (845) 291-2690.
can I apply for a Pistol Permit?
The Orange County Sheriff's
Office conducts background investigations into Pistol Permit
applications for presentation to the Orange County Court
Judges, who make issuance determinations. For further
information, please contact (845) 291-4033.
can I be finger printed?
Please visit the Orange County
Sheriff's Office at 110 Wells Farm Road Goshen NY 10924 for
fingerprinting or call (845) 291-4033 for more information.
can I purchase a Hunting or Fishing license?
is the Town’s jail located?
Conservation licenses can be
obtained from the Town Clerk’s office during normal business
hours: Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, except
a full fee schedule click here.
The county jail is located at
110 Wells Farm Road Goshen NY 10924. For further information,
please contact (845) 291-7713 or 7715.