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September 30, 2014
Licenses

PLEASE APPLY IN PERSON. Applying in person may help speed the time it takes for you to receive your documents and it may save you money. You may complete applications and remit payment to the Jamestown City Clerk, 200 East Third Street, Jamestown, NY 14701.  Below is a list of license applications and the requirements for obtaining them:

 


Application for a U.S. Passport and Passport Photos

An important piece of identification when traveling to foreign countries, a passport may now be applied for at the City Clerk's Office in the Municipal Building between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. The City Clerk's Office is a certified Passport Acceptance agency.

Most Passports applied for at the City Clerk's Office are issued and mailed directly to the applicant within 6 weeks.

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Application for Marriage License

In order to be married in the State of New York, a Marriage License is required and must be applied for at least 24 hours prior the wedding. This must be done no more than 60 days in advance. The marriage license must be used within the State of New York.

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Application for Dog License

All dogs must be licensed by the age of 4 months. Proof of current rabies vaccination and, if applicable, the spay/neuter certificate must be presented at the time of licensing.

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Registration of Business

A Registration of Business is required under the Code of the City of Jamestown for any business operating within the city. This is NOT the same as a business license, which must be obtained through the Chautauqua County Clerk's Office. A Registration of Business includes vital public safety information in case of emergency at the business being registered.

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For FREE information and counseling on starting or growing a business, please visit the New York State Small Business Development Center web site.

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Application to Conduct an Auction

Auctions may be conducted in the City of Jamestown with the proper approval and completion of the application.

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Application for Hawkers, Peddlers and Solicitors License

All Hawkers, Peddlers and Solicitors must be licensed and fall under the laws and provisions of the City of Jamestown.

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Application for Pawn Broker, Second Hand Dealer or Junk Dealer

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Application for Mechanical Device License

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Application for Class 1/ Class 2 Electrician's Examination

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Application for Solid Waste Hauler Vehicle License

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Application for Taxicab Driver's License

All persons wishing to become a licensed taxicab driver in the City of Jamestown must obtain this license in addition to a valid Class E or higher New York State Driver's License.

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Application for Taxicab Vehicle License

All taxicab vehicles in the City of Jamestown must be licensed independently of their drivers.

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Application for Taxi Rate Card

A Taxi rate card must be displayed in properly licensed taxi cab vehicles where the card can be easily seen by customers at all times.

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Application for 911 Towing Rate Card

Anyone providing emergency towing service thru 911 Dispatch must have a 911 Towing Rate Card displayed in the towing vehicle where it can be easily seen at all times by customers.

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