City Clerk

***The City Clerk’s Office will have limited services available from Monday, May 16, 2022 through Friday, May 21, 2022.  Marriage licenses will not be issued during this time.  Sorry for any inconvenience this causes.  If you are looking for a marriage license during this time, please contact any municipal clerk for their procedures.***

Local Law No. 5 of the year 2020

Resolution for Standard Work Day for Elected and Appointed Officials


The City Clerk's Office is responsible for many of the day-to-day functions of the City of Cohoes. The City Clerk's Office is the official recording and corresponding secretary of the Common Council and the Board of Managers. Other services also includes the issuing of licenses for:
  • Bingo
  • Birth
  • Death
  • Dog
  • Games of chance and raffle
  • Marriage
Genealogy services are also available in the City Clerk's Office.

Other Responsibilities of the office include:
  • Freedom of Information requests
  • Issue various licenses and permits
  • Official Records Assess Manager
  • Preparation of Common Council and Board of Managers Meeting Minutes