Birth/Death/Marriage Records - General information
Genealogical searches are preformed by Town Clerk staff members ONLY. Records are not available for public inspection
Birth Records for other than genealogical purposes are available for legally documented reasons if requested by someone other than the person or parents named on the certificate. Legal guardians not named on the certificate must provide court certified legal guardian papers. Birth had to happen in the Town of Nichols for the Town Clerk's Office to have record of it.
Death Records for other than genealogical purposes are available for legally documented reasons if requested by someone other than the parent, spouse, or child of deceased. Death had to have happened in the Town of Nichols for the Town Clerk's Office to have record of it.
Marriage Records for other than genealogical purposes are available for legally documented reason if requested by someone other than the bride or groom.
Information found as a result of a genealogical search is available after the following timetable:
Searches are preformed as time allows and is dependent upon what information is provided at the time of the request. Searches covering time spans of five or more years require more time.
No verification will be given over the phone or in person without adequate proof of identity and the necessity of access to the record.
Written requests must be notarized and accompanied with copy of photo identification.
Vital records are not subject to the NYS Freedom of Information Law.
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Guidelines for applying for a marriage license:
Town and State Law requires that all dogs have current rabies vaccination and be licensed in the town they reside in. All dogs within the Town and Village of Nichols that are 4 months or older, unless otherwise exempted, shall be licensed. No license shall be required for any dog under the age of 4 months. Each license shall be valid for the period of one year.
To License your dog in the Town of Nichols you will need to bring:
New or renewing licenses for spayed/neutered dogs: $7.50
New or renewing licenses for unspayed/neutered dogs: $15.00
Late renewal fee: $5.00
Replacement tag fee: $3.00