We are pleased to begin accepting payments online for certain items, please note fees do apply.

To pay for dog license or marriage certificate visit Municipay – Town of Van Buren

To pay taxes online visit http://ongov.net/rpts/

* County/Town and School Tax Collection and Receipts

****School Tax Bills are due in September, Property Tax Bills are due in January**** If you do not receive a bill, contact the office

To pay for dog license or marriage certificate visit Municipay – Town of Van Buren


The Town Clerk’s Office processes Passport applications but does not issue them.     We require the applications to be completed prior to coming in.    A CHECK OR MONEY ORDER can be sent in along with the application to the US Dept of State.   Renewal applications can be reviewed but not sent from this office.   Applications are processed Monday- Friday 9AM-3:30PM and we require an appointment be made to process the application.   Passport applications and rules can be found by visiting the United States Department of State website here


* DEC (Department of Environmental Conservation)
* Dog Licenses

*Dog Control
* Conservation Licenses
* Marriage Licenses and Transcripts
* Handicap Parking Permits
* Trash Hauler List
* Peddlers & Solicitors’ Licenses
* Bingo, Games of Chance & Bell Jar Licenses
* Passport Applications
* Notary Service

Onondaga County Rabies Clinics:

** You must sign up online here

2024 Rabies Clinic Locations:

– Bob Cecile Community Center – March 21

– Environmental Health Field Office – May 16

– Burnet Park Warming Room- June 27

– John Dunn Ice Rink Warming Room – July 25

– Sunnycrest Ice Rink – September 19

– Frank DeFrancisco Eastwood Community Center – October 17

*Freedom of Information Requests can be made to the Town Clerk, to get the request form click here

* For certificate of residency, visit the Dept. of Finance for Onondaga County here

*For information on voting in Onondaga County and the Town, visit the Board of Elections website here

Residents are encouraged to contact the office if you require any additional information relative to the above services or for general information or questions regarding the Town of Van Buren.


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