Town Clerk's Office

Welcome to the Office of the Town Clerk 

Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ***The Town Clerk's Office is open every Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.***

Overview

The basic functions of the Town Clerk are Records Management, Registrar of Vital Statistics, Marriage Officer, Freedom of Information Law Officer and Licensing Officer. The Town Clerk’s Office is a multifaceted office that is charged with acting as the chief records keeper for the town with records dating back to 1872. 

Public Record under the Freedom of Information Law


(FOIL Application)

Instructions for Application for Public Access to Records:

Please fill in the entire application. Applications missing information will not be processed. If processing the application online please fill in your name in the signature line. This is to ensure you have read and filled in the entire application. Please email the completed application (FOIL application) to foil@townofbabylon.com Applications may also be received in the Town Clerk’s Office, 200 E Sunrise Hwy, Lindenhurst NY 11757 or sent via fax to (631)957-7490.

Notes to Applicant: · Be advised there is a statutory fee due, ($.25 per page not in excess of 9x14) for copies. For anything else, including digital formats, cost of reproduction will be charged. Deposits may be required for voluminous requests. Copy fees are to be paid for any pages required to be redacted prior to viewing a file. FOIL requests will not be processed for any person or company who fails to pay any outstanding FOIL fees due to prior FOIL request. Copies will be prepared unless specifically requested otherwise. · The Public Officers Law requires that a municipality acknowledge receipt of a FOIL request within (5) Business days. · The Public Officers Law also states that a municipality has up to 20 business days for processing your request. If more than twenty, (20) business days are required you will be so notified. · You have the right to appeal a denial of this application in writing to the Town Attorney. You will receive a response in writing within ten, (10) business days of receipt of your appeal. · If this application is approved the information you receive may not be permitted to be used for solicitation or fundraising purposes. 

Marriage License

In order to obtain a marriage license, please email marriageinfo@townofbabylon.com with your request to get a Marriage License. We will respond to your request within a 24 hour period. Please see list of required documents, (required documents list) and Marriage License Application (Marriage License Information Worksheet)

Note: Both the bride and groom must be present to obtain a Marriage License. The fee is $40 in cash or money order made out to the Town of Babylon. We do not accept debit or credit cards. We only accept original or certified copies of the required documents. We do not accept photo copies or emailed copies of required documents. We cannot issue a marriage license without the proper required documents. Documents that have been ripped, taped or altered in anyway will not be accepted. No appointment is needed at this time. Our hours of operation to obtain a Marriage License are Monday through Friday from 9AM to 3:30PM and we are open every Tuesday from 8AM to 5:30PM.

Marriage Certificate

In order to obtain a certified copy of your Marriage Certificate by mail, you will need to mail in:

  1. Fill out the attached form: (Marriage Certificate request application)
  2. A notarized letter requesting a certified copy of your marriage certificate which must include both person’s names (including birth name), date of ceremony and phone number
  3. Copy of valid driver’s license (just the person who is requesting fine)
  4. Money order made out to the Town of Babylon in the amount of $10.00
  5. Mail your request to:  

Town of Babylon
Town Clerk, Marriage Department
200 East Sunrise Hwy.
Lindenhurst, NY 11757
Attn: Marriage Copy

Note: The Town of Babylon Clerk’s Office will only have a copy of your Marriage Certificate if you obtained your Marriage License in the Town of Babylon.  See attached list of Towns and Villages. Only the bride or groom are eligible to get a copy of their Marriage Certificate.

Birth Certificate

 In order to obtain a certified copy of your birth certificate by mail, you will need:

  1. Fill out the attached form: (Birth Certificate Request Application)
  2. A notarized letter requesting a copy of your birth certificate which must include both your parent’s names with your mother’s maiden name and your date of birth.
  3. Copy of your driver’s license or non-driver’s license
  4. Money order made out to the Town of Babylon on the amount of $10 per copy.
  5. Mail your request to: 

Town of Babylon
Town Clerk Registrar
200 East Sunrise Hwy.
Lindenhurst, NY 11757
Attn: Registrar

Note: The Town of Babylon Clerk’s office will only have a copy of your Birth Certificate if you were born in the Town of Babylon. See attached list of Towns and Villages. If you were born in Brunswick Hospital, please contact the Village of Amityville at 631-264-6000. Only the person named on the Birth Certificate if 18 years of age or older, the parents listed on the Birth Certificate or a lawful representative of the person named or the parents of the person named on the Birth Certificate.

Death Records

In order to obtain a certified copy of a Death Certificate by mail, you will need to complete and mail:

  1. The attached Death Certificate Request form; (Death Request Application Form)send proof of relationship to the deceased which be either a copy of your birth certificate or copy of your marriage certificate. If neither of these are not an option please call 631-957-3007 for additional instruction
  2. Copy of your driver’s license
  3. Money order made out to the Town of Babylon in the amount of $10.00 for each requested copy
  4. Mail your request to:

Town of Babylon 
Town Clerk Registrar
200 East Sunrise Hwy.
Lindenhurst, NY  11757
Attn: Registrar

  1. Gery Compitello2021

    Gerry Compitello

    Town Clerk
    Phone: (631) 957-4292

  2. Town Clerk's Office

    Physical Address
    Office of the Town Clerk
    200 E. Sunrise Highway
    Lindenhurst, NY 11757


    Directions


    Phone

    (631) 957-4292

    Hours

    Monday through Friday

    9:00 am to 4:30 pm

    *The Town Clerk's Office is open from 8AM until 6PM on Tuesday's*