Town Clerk/Tax Collector

Beth Anne Rippel, RMC
Town Clerk & Tax Collector


488 State Route 295
Chatham, NY 12037

(518) 392-3262 / Fax: (518) 392-4934


Regular Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Closed Wednesdays

The 3rd Thursday of the month the office is open from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM



Tax Collection
Pay in person or
pay online at 

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Filling in more than one field confuses the program.


The Town of Chatham Clerk’s office is now selling E-ZPass® New York.

E-ZPass® can be purchased for $25.00, cash, check or charge accepted.


Hunting & Fishing Licenses

Sporting licenses are available through the Town Clerk during regular business hours. They can also be purchased online or by telephone:


Town Clerk Forms

Dog License Form: New Application / Renewal Application

Marriage Record Request Form

Death Record Request Form

Genealogical Record Request Form

Birth Record Request Form