Official Documents

Vital Records Request

Copy of Birth Record
There is a $10 fee for a certified copy of a death certificate. This is payable by bank check, money order or certified check unless drawn on a local bank. Check is made payable to Town of Sidney.
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Copy of Death Certificate
There is a $10 fee for a certified copy of a death certificate. This is payable by bank check, money order or certified check unless drawn on a local bank. Check is made payable to Town of Sidney.
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Copy of Marriage Record
For licenses issued in New York State (Outside of New York City)
Apply to: Certificate Unit, Vital Records Section, PO Box 2602, Albany, NY 12220-2602
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General Information & Application for Genealogical Services
The basic fee for issuing a genealogy copy, transcript, or no record report is $22. This is payable by bank check, money order or certified check unless drawn on a local bank. Check is made payable to Town of Sidney.
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Town Code Applications

Application Fees Download file
Garage up to 400 Sq.Ft.Download file
Garage over 401 Sq.Ft.Download file
Residential 1 & 2 family Download file
Residential RenovationsDownload file
DemolitionDownload file
Deck or PorchDownload file
RoofingDownload file
SepticDownload file
New Commercial ConstructionDownload file
Swimming pools / Hot tubs/ SpaDownload file

Zoning Laws for the Town of Sidney NY

The goal of the zoning ordinance is to balance landowners’ rights to use and develop their land with the corresponding rights of neighboring landowners to live without undue disturbances. This goal is accomplished by promoting compatible development and safeguarding against detrimental activities.
Version 1.0, created June 9, 2021.
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Town of Sidney Zoning Map, Delaware County, NY; prepared by Delaware Engineering D.P.C. May 27, 2021Download map

Town of Sidney Comprehensive Plan

The Comprehensive Action Plan for the Town of Sidney provides Town officials, community leaders, and residents with an action plan to enhance the economic development and quality of life of the Town in the future.Download file

Freedom of Information Law (FOIL)

FOIL gives the public the right to view and/or obtain certain government records. To request information from the Town of Sidney, fill out this form and return it to the Sidney Town Clerk’s office.Download file

Other Documents

Local Dog Law
The purpose of this Local Law is to protect the health, safety and well being of persons and property by imposing restrictions on the keeping and running at large of dogs within the Town.
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Dog License ApplicationDownload file
Parking Permit or License Plate for Persons with Severe Disabilities
DMV Form MV-664.1 to be filed with Town Clerk.
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Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment
Sidney believes in the dignity of the individual and recognizes the rights of all people to equal employment opportunities in the workplace.
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Public Hearing
Regarding the matter of the Cable Television Franchise to DTC Cable, Inc.
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Sidney Franchise Agreement
Franchise agreement between the Town of Sidney and Spectrum Northeast.
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