Beth Anne Rippel, RMC

Town Clerk & Tax Collector
Email: TownClerk@chathamnewyork.us
488 State Route 295
Chatham, NY 12037 (518) 392-3262 


Welcome to the Town Clerk's office, we're here for you!
If you need to purchase Columbia County transfer station bags, punch cards and/or recycling permits, a marriage license, DEC sporting license or a  dog License you're in the right place. If you've got questions please ask! If we don't have the answer we'll refer you to someone who does. There is a lot going on here in the Clerk's office but we're never too busy to serve you so call or stop by, we'd love to make your acquaintance!

Regular Office Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Closed Wednesdays


In light of the COVID-19 pandemic facing our town, state and nation we are taking the necessary steps to ensure the safety and health of our community.   Our goal is to mitigate the spread of the virus and to reduce its rate of transmission. While in the town hall masks must be worn, covering the mouth and nose, for your protection and for the protection of those around you.