The Office of the Town Clerk is the keeper of all records for the Town of Rye. Our records go back to the original settlers arriving in the territory of Rye in 1660. The position of the Town Clerk is the oldest recorded title in the Town’s documents.
Marriage licenses and dog licenses are issued from the Town Clerk's Office. Marriage licenses are issued to any couple planning to be married in the State of New York. Dog licenses are issued to Port Chester and Rye Brook residents. The Town's inventory of vital records (birth, marriage and death) go back to 1847.
Records for births or deaths that occurred in the Village of Port Chester may be obtained at the Village Clerk's Office located at 222 Grace Church Street 1st Floor, Port Chester, NY