City Clerk/Chamberlain’s Office

Jodi B. Corsoniti, City Clerk/Chamberlain
Lisa Syrell, Principal Account Clerk
Jo Smith, Deputy City Clerk 
City Clerk’s Office
City of Fulton Municipal Building
141 S. First St.
Fulton, NY 13069
Phone: 315-592-5390

Jodi B. Corsoniti – Registrar of Vital Statistics
City Clerk’s Office
City of Fulton Municipal Building
141 S. First St.
Fulton, NY 13069
Phone: 315-592-5390
315-592-9341

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The Clerk/Chamberlain is the fiscal officer for the City of Fulton, charged with maintaining appropriate records of municipal financial operations in accordance with the Laws of New York State, the United States and the local charter of the City of Fulton. The Clerk/Chamberlain actively participates in all activities related to the receipt and disbursement of money in the office on behalf of the City of Fulton.

Bill Payments

Visit our Payments page to pay water and property tax bills online.

Tax Collection

Tax Collection Notice

Online Forms

Foil Request

Mobile Food Vendors Application

Peddler’s Permit Application

Special Event Permit Application

Special Use Permit Application

Important Dates in the Real Property Tax Cycle:

  • Valuation Date: July 1 (previous assessment year) – Real property price level for the assessment cycle is frozen as of this date.

  • Taxable Status/ Exemption Filing Date: March 1 – The ownership and physical condition of all real property as of this date are assessed (valued) according to price fixed as of the valuation date. All applications for property exemptions must be filed with the assessor by this date.

  • Public Inspection of Inventory: April 1 – Period of time in which property owners can review the information on file for their property.

  • Tentative Assessment Roll: May 1 – The Assessor completes, certifies and files a roll containing proposed assessed values for each property it the assessing unit.

  • Public Notice of Tentative Roll: May 1 – Assessor publishes and posts notice of completion and filing of tentative assessment roll.

  • Change of Assessment Notices: May (variable) 10 days prior to grievance day – Notices are sent to all property owners who have a change in assessment or taxable status on the assessment roll.

  • Public Inspection of Tentative Roll: May 1 until Fourth Tuesday in May – Period time in which property owners may examine the assessed values on the tentative roll and discuss them with the assessor.

  • Grievance Day: Fourth Tuesday of May – Board of Assessment Review (BAR) meets to hear assessment complaints. Last day property owners may file a formal complaint seeking reduction in their tentative assessments. Grievance day should be verified with your local assessor.

  • Notice of Board of Assessment Review Decisions: On or before July 1 – Property owners are notified of the results of the review of the Board.

  • Final Assessment Roll: July 1 – The assessor signs and files a roll that contains the final assessments, including changes.

  • Small Claims Assessment Review: July 31 – The last date by which an owner of a one, two or three family residence may apply for small claims assessment review of the Board of Assessment Review determination. This is 30 days after the date the final assessment roll is filed.

  • Filing of Article 7 Certiorari Writ: July 31 – A legal action pursuant to Article 7 of the Real Property Tax Law challenging an assessment must be filed in State Supreme Court no later than 30 days after the date of the final assessment roll is filed.

  • School Tax Roll: August 1 – The assessor delivers to the school authorities a duplicate of the part of the assessment that applies to the school district.

  • School Tax Lien Date: Sept. 1 – The date school authorities attach to the school tax roll an authorization for collection of taxes. Tax collector publishes notice of tax collection.

  • County/City/Town Tax Roll: Dec. 31 – The assessor delivers to the county/city/town authorities a duplicate fo the part of the final assessment roll that applies to the county/city/town.

  • County/City/Town Tax Lien Date: Dec. 31 – The date county/city/town authorities attach to the county/city/town tax roll an authorization for collection of taxes. Tax collector publishes notice of tax collection.

  • End of Interest Free Period County/City/Town Tax: Jan 31 – County/city/town taxes may be paid without penalty for one month after publication of a notice of collection.

    For more information visit:

    Assessments (ny.gov)

Vital Records – Birth, Marriage, & Death
Please contact the City Clerk’s Office (315) 592-5390 for questions.

In need of a CERTIFIED copy of a vital record? Birth, Marriage & Death Fee: $10.00 per certified copy

Make Check payable to:
City of Fulton
141 S First Street
Fulton NY 13069


Birth Certificate
If you were born in the City of Fulton, your birth certificate is likely on file in the City Clerk’s Office.
Who is eligible to get a copy of a birth certificate?
∙ The person named on the birth certificate.
∙ A parent of the person named on the birth certificate. The requesting parent’s name must be on the birth certificate.
∙ A spouse, child or others, but only by order of a New York State court.

What identification needs to be submitted by the applicant?
A. One of the following forms of valid photo-ID:
∙ Driver’s License
∙ State-issued, non-driver photo-ID card
∙ Passport
∙ U.S. Military-issued photo-ID

OR

B. Two of the following showing the applicant’s name and address:
∙ Utility or telephone bill
∙ Letter from a government agency dated within the last six months
Please submit a copy of your U.S. passport in addition to the above ID if you are applying from a foreign country that requires a passport for travel.

All requests must use the following application:
Birth Certificate (DOH-296A – Application to Local Registrar for Copy of Birth Record )
Questions can be directed to: City Clerk’s Office (315) 592-5390


Marriage Record
If you received your Marriage License from the City of Fulton, your marriage record is likely on file in the City Clerk’s Office.

Who is eligible to get a copy of a marriage record?
∙ Spouses
∙ Other people who have a: Documented judicial or other proper purpose or a New York State Court Order.

If you are not a spouse, you must document a judicial or other proper purpose. For example, you may need a marriage certificate to claim a benefit. You would need an official letter from the agency saying that you need the marriage record to process the claim.
What identification needs to be submitted by the applicant?

A. One of the following forms of valid photo-ID:
∙ Driver’s License
∙ State-issued, non-driver photo-ID card
∙ Passport
∙ U.S. Military-issued photo-ID

OR

B. Two of the following showing the applicant’s name and address:
∙ Utility or telephone bill
∙ Letter from a government agency dated within the last six months

Please submit a copy of your U.S. passport in addition to the above ID if you are applying from a foreign country that requires a passport for travel.

All requests must use the following application:
Marriage Record (DOH-301 – Application to City Clerk for Copy of Marriage Record)


Death Certificate

If the death was pronounced in the City of Fulton, the death certificate is likely on file in the City Clerk’s Office.

Who is eligible to get a copy of a death certificate?
∙ The spouse, parent, child or sibling of the deceased
∙ Other people who have a: documented lawful right or claim, documented medical need or a New York State Court Order.

If you are not the spouse, parent, child or sibling of the deceased you must document a lawful right or claim. For example, you may need a death certificate to claim a benefit. You would need an official letter from the agency saying you need the death record to process the claim.

What identification needs to be submitted by the applicant?

A. One of the following forms of valid photo-ID:
∙ Driver’s License
∙ State-issued, non-driver photo-ID card
∙ Passport
∙ U.S. Military-issued photo-ID

OR

B. Two of the following showing the applicant’s name and address:
∙ Utility or telephone bill
∙ Letter from a government agency dated within the last six months

Please submit a copy of your U.S. passport in addition to the above ID if you are applying from a foreign country that requires a passport for travel.

All requests must use the following application:
Death Record (DOH-294A – Application to Local Registrar for Copy of Death Record)

Genealogical Services

Fee: $22.00 per search -Includes search & uncertified copy or notification of no record

Birth Certificates: If on file for at least 75 years and the person whose name is on the birth certificate is known to be deceased.

Death Certificates: If on file for at least 50 years.

Marriage Certificates: If on file for at least 50 years and both spouses are known to be deceased.

All requests must use the following application:

Genealogical Services Application (DOH-1562 – General Information and Application For Genealogical Services)

Getting Married?

Marriage Licensing

For all necessary instructions and requirements, please visit the New York State Department of Health website: https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/4210/

Questions can be directed to: City Clerk’s Office (315) 592-5390

Dog Licensing

To license your dog please fill out the following form and provide a copy of your dog’s rabies vaccination:

Dog License Application