Contact us at

315-536-7236

Local Government with residents in mind

Tax Collector responsibilities have been taken over by the Town Clerk with the retirement of Mary Lilyea in mid 2017.


Town Hall Rental:  Due to the expanded use of the hall by the Justice Department, the hall is no longer available for rental.


Marriage License Requirements: Bride/Groom/Spouse must be present to obtain a license. There is a 24 hour waiting period prior to the wedding date. The license is good for 60 days. There is a $40 fee. Evening or Saturday appointments are available. 


Dog Licensing:  State Law requires all puppies to be licensed at 4 months. At time of licensing, a rabies certificate and neuter/spay certificate must be presented. Licensing Fees: Unspayed/Unneutered $18 & Spayed/Neutered $10

Bobbi Wolfe, Town Clerk

1000 Route 14A, Penn Yan, NY 14527

Phone: 315-536-7236

Fax:  315-536-7715 

E-mail: clerk@townofbenton.us


SUMMER HOURS:   May 4th - Aug 31st

Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - Noon

                                 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

Friday  - Office is CLOSED


WINTER HOURS: Sept 1st - April 30th 

Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm