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Office of the Town Clerk

Ann L Green

661 West Main Street

Hancock, New York 13783

607 637-3651

607 637-4617 (fax)



There will be a special meeting of the Hancock Town Board on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the Town Hall located at 661 West Main Street, Hancock, NY. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the 2018 budget and such other business as may come before the board.

Dated: October 4, 2017

Ann L. Green,
Town Clerk


Board Meeting Notice:

Our Regular Board Meetings will are held at The Town Office building at 661 West Main Street, Hancock, New York - Town Board meetings will begin at 7:30 PM. Board Meetings are usually held on the First Tuesday of the month. Call the Town Clerk if you'd like to be put on the agenda.


Dog Owners!

All dogs must be licensed - 4 months and older - You must have a valid rabies certificate to license your dog - It is against the law to let dogs run free in Public areas or on other people's property.


Town Clerk Hours:

The Town Clerk hours will be extended until 6:30 pm on the first Tuesday of each month (to correspond with regularly scheduled Town Board Meetings).


Free rabies vaccines will be offered by the Delaware County Public Health Nursing Service in Hancock on April 18th, 2017 at the Hancock Town Hall from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM and in East Branch on May 9th, 2017 at the East Branch Fire Hall from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM.

Transfer Station Hours:

The transfer station will be open from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm Monday through Saturday.   We have resumed accepting TVs and Computer Monitors.


Standard Work Day and Reporting Resolution.

Posted March 1, 2016. To view the entire "Standard Work Day and Reporting Resolution",

please click here.

Authorized Signature: Ann Green

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The 2017 TENTATIVE ASSESSMENT ROLL has been posted for inspection. The file is a PDF format, and is approximately 1.3 MB in size. It may be viewed, or downloaded from the link above. A direct link to the Hancock Assessor, Jim Basile, is as follows: Hancockassessor.wordpress.com




Office of the Town Clerk

Ann L Green

661 West Main Street

Hancock, New York 13783

607 637-3651

607 637-4617 (fax)


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board, Town of Hancock, has audited the accounts and fiscal affairs of the Town of Hancock, County of Delaware, for the period beginning January 1, 2016 and ending December 31, 2016.  The Supervisor’s Annual Financial Report has been filed with the State Comptroller’s Office and a copy will be on file in the Office of the Town Clerk, where it is a public record, available for inspection to all interested persons.

Dated: March 1, 2017

Ann L. Green,

Town Clerk


Please be advised that “In accordance with the new Property Maintenance Code of New York State, which the Town of Hancock participates in, under Section - 302.8Motor vehicles - “Except as provided for in statute or other regulations, two or more inoperative or unlicensed motor vehicles shall not be parked, kept or stored on any premises, and no vehicle shall at any time be in a state of major disassembly, disrepair or in the process of being stripped or dismantled.  Painting of vehicles is prohibited unless conducted inside an approved spray booth.  This law is enforced by the Town of Hancock, it is subject to appearance tickets for the Town of Hancock Court and also may include $1,000 (one thousand dollar) per day fine or imprisonment – each day is a separate offense – if violations are not remedied.  Any questions, please contact Michael Salvatore, Town of Hancock Code Enforcement Officer at 607 637-3651.


Effective January 5, 2016 – Building Permit Fees for the Town of Hancock have increased:
$0 - $2,000 - $30
$2001 to $25,000 - $30 for the first $2,000 Plus $5 for each additional $1,000 (or fraction thereof) up to and including $25,000
$25,001 and up - $145 for the first $25,000 Plus $4 for each additional $1,000 (or fraction thereof)
Floodplain permits - $35
Violation Search - $50

Building Permit Renewal- $40.00


By order of the Hancock Town Board
January 5, 2016.


Download a Building Permit Application in PDF format by clicking here


Dog Control Officer Contact #

If you need to contact the Dog Control Officer please use his cell phone number only. 607- 624-5616.


 Telephone numbers for the Tax Collector Barbara McGraw - 607-637-4938 (Evenings Only). There is also a telephone number just for the Town Court -  607-637-3650









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