There have recently been updates to the Gloversville City Code pertaining to garbage disposal, junk and debris, lawn trimmings and infestation. Click HERE to learn more about what changes have been made!
The City Clerk's Office acts as a licensing agent for the city's Fire Prevention Bureau, issuing permits for the installation of natural gas, oil, LPG, pellet and wood stove heating equipment as well as for the operation of multiple-unit dwellings, places of assembly, hazardous materials storage and storage tank installation.
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION LAW: (FOIL) The City Clerk's Office acts as the foil official. The request is filed through the Clerk's Office and forwarded to the Department best able to furnish the information requested.
The City Clerk's Office acts as a licensing agent for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, issuing: sportsman, big game, hunting, fishing, bow, muzzle, turkey, trapping and junior hunting licenses, among others.
STAR Exemptions-Everyone is entitled to the Basic STAR exemption on their primary residence. you need to file for this exemption with the Assessor by March 1. You can print a STAR exemption form by clicking on the link below.
If you ever have a question about the assessed value of your home, our door is always open. We want all
homeowners to understand how The New York State Real Property Tax works, and the rules we, as Assessors,
have to follow. don't hesitate to call or stop in if you have questions.
To report problems with street lights (staying on, cycling, dim etc.) please notify National Grid directly.
You can do so by going to www.nationalgrid.com, click on Your account and scroll down to street lighting.
You will need to have the address of the pole (pole number would be very useful also).