Legal Notices

TAKE NOTICE that the Town Board of the Town of Clarendon will hold a Public Hearing on June 16, 2020 via ZOOM Group Meeting on-line at 6:00 PM to consider proposed amendments to the Town Zoning Ordinance.  Proposed changes to the Clarendon Town Zoning Ordinance are summarized as follows:  Article II – Word Terms & Definitions has new and revised definitions; Article V, Section 530-5 Minimum Specifications in the Business Commercial Zoning District, Minimum Lot Size Non-Dwelling and Minimum Lot Frontage Non-Dwelling has been revised; Article VI, Regulations Applicable to All Zoning Districts Section 601 Permitted Uses/Permitted Accessory Uses has been revised.  NEW Article VI, Section 666, Battery energy Storage Systems (BESS) has been added to the Ordinance and NEW Article VII, Section 730, Alternative Energy System (Solar Powered) Utility Scale has been added to the Ordinance.
A copy of the complete text of the proposed amendments can be found on the town website at: on the home page; click on the zoning ordinance link at the top of the page or contact the Town Clerk’s Office for a copy at 585-638-6371 ext. 100.  To join the meeting on-line go to  or dial in at +1-929-205-6099 and use meeting ID 84427439543.  A direct link to the meeting can be found on the Supervisor page on the town website.  Comments will be allowed one at a time.  For additional information, contact the Town Clerk’s Office.  ALSO BE ADVISED that the regular monthly meeting of the Clarendon Town Board will begin immediately upon closing of the foregoing Public Hearing.



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Assessor for the Town of Clarendon, County of Orleans, has completed the Tentative Assessment Roll for the current year and that a copy will be on file on May 1st at the Assessor’s Office, Town of Clarendon, 16385 Church St., P.O. Box 145, Clarendon, NY 14429.

Due to the present COVID-19 crisis and necessary, ongoing social distancing protocols to protect the public and town staff, the Tentative Assessment Roll cannot be examined in person. However, it will be available online for viewing on the Assessor’s Home Page at If a person does not have access to the Internet, they may call the Assessor’s Office at the number below for information concerning the Tentative Assessment Roll or answers to other inquiries.  

Although the Assessor or his designee is typically in attendance with the Tentative Assessment Roll for certain periods for the public to review it and ask questions, this will not be possible this year due to social distancing. All inquiries must be made by mail, email, phone, fax, or the Mail Drop Box located near the entrance door to the Town Clerk’s Office.


The Board of Assessment Review is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, June 9th via telephone conference between hours of 3:00 P.M. and 5:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M to 8:00 P.M., to hear and examine all formal complaints in relation to assessments upon the application of any person believing that they have been aggrieved. Since in-person hearings will not be held while social distancing protocols are in effect, it is imperative that a fully completed RP-524 complaint form with all supporting documentation be submitted via mail, email, fax, or Town Clerk Mail Drop Box to the Assessor’s Office before June 9th if possible to afford sufficient time to adequately prepare for the hearings. Once a properly completed complaint form is received, a complainant will be contacted to schedule an appointment for their telephone conference hearing with the Board of Assessment Review. While complaints may be filed until 8:00 P.M. on June 9th, the Board will not hear them until a future date and time. Complainants will be contacted to schedule this appointment.   

Persons who file a complaint have the option to have the Board review their complaint form without having a telephone conference. The Board will inform them in writing of its decision. Complainants will have opportunity to choose this option when contacted to schedule an appointment.         

 Complaint forms cannot be filed until after May 1st. The complaint form and the publication “Contesting Your Assessment in New York State” are available online at NYS Tax & Finance at or the Assessor’s Home Page at

Since this a public meeting that the public is allowed to listen to, dial-in instructions for a telephone connection to the meeting will be made available after May 1st on the town’s website or by contacting the Assessor’s Office.      

Robert A. Criddle, IAO
Phone:  585-638-6371, Ext. 103
FAX: 585-638-7220

Dated this 24th day of April 2020


CLARENDON RESIDENTS TAKE NOTICE the Town of Clarendon Planning Board will conduct a Public Hearing, regarding a Special Permit Application prior to our regularly scheduled Planning Board Meeting on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 7:00 PM at the Town Hall, 16385 Church Street, Clarendon, NY.  The applicants, Gary Germeo/ Tony Gaudino have applied for a Special Permit SP 20-01 Farm Market Retail Store on Hall Road tax id# 99.-2-37.4

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TAKE NOTICE that the Clarendon Town Board and Planning Board will continue to hold their regularly scheduled meetings under the terms of Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.1 which temporarily suspends portions of the Open Meetings Law.  Meetings will be a video conference via Zoom.  Interested parties may join the meeting for audio purposes only; the Zoom internet app is a free download from the app store.  Meeting login information will be posted on our website on the board appropriate pages.  Meetings will continue in this fashion until the offices re-open pursuant to the Governor’s direction.  4/6/2020


CLARENDON – Due to the rapidly escalation of the COVID-19, Coronavirus, the Clarendon Town Offices, Court and Highway Department will be closed to the public until further notice.  At this point, the Court intends to resume April 30, 2020.  Offices will continue to operate but will restrict exposure in order to provide essential government services.  If you have questions you may email us or call the appropriate office.  Please deposit any necessary payments/documents in the drop box, located to the west of the Town Clerk Office door.  Include your name and phone number so we can contact you if necessary.  We regret this decision. In the best interest of our community it has become necessary to help prevent the spread of the virus. This is a routine precautionary measure and not a cause for panic.  Thank you.   3/16/2020


CLARENDON RESIDENTS TAKE NOTICE that the Clarendon Town Board has scheduled a workshop meeting to be held on May 6, 2020 at 6:00 PM at the Clarendon Town Hall, 16385 Church Street in Clarendon, NY for review and discussion of commercial solar zoning the Town of Clarendon.

Topic: Clarendon Town Board Workshop
Time: May 6, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Town of Clarendon

TAKE NOTICE that the Clarendon Town Board will hold its regular monthly meetings for the year 2020 on the third Tuesday of each month, beginning at 7:00 PM, at the Town Hall located at 16385 Church Street in Clarendon, NY.  A special meeting will be held in November to authorize reassessed water and mowing charges for tax bills; said date to be determined.  The Official Bank for 2020 is Five Star Bank and the Official Newspaper for 2020 is the Batavia Daily News with additional publication of most legal notices to be put in the Suburban News.


TAKE NOTICE that Melissa Ierlan is the appointed Local Fair Housing Officer for the Clarendon Community.  The Town also has a Fair Housing Plan and maintains resource materials concerning Fair housing, including Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 and the Fair Housing Amendment Act of 1988.  The Federal Fair Housing Law, as well as the laws of the State of New York, prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, financing and brokerage of housing based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin.  Persons who feel they have been victims of housing discrimination may receive assistance in filing a complaint with Ms. Ierlan at the Town Hall, 16385 Church Street, PO Box 145, Clarendon, NY 14429; office phone (585) 638-6371 ext. 104.  Copies of related materials are available upon request at the Town Hall.                 Dated:  9/20/2018


CLARENDON PUBLIC WATER CUSTOMERS be aware that delinquent water bills, together with penalty, shall become a lien against the real property upon which or in connection with which the water is used. Such a lien is prior and superior to any other lien or claim except the lien of an existing tax.  The Town Board shall include delinquent water charges, penalties and an additional $100 penalty in the annual tax levy and shall levy the same upon the real property in default in accordance with the Town Law. 


ATTENTION CLARENDON RESIDENTS, The Planning Board is seeking to fill one alternate Member Position. There are many issues that deserve someone who is willing to spend two nights a month on the things that affect Clarendon and its residents. The Planning Board deals with land regulations and the development of the town. The Planning Board meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month and requires the attendance of meetings and public hearings when possible. Responsibilities: To be up-to-date on the Zoning Ordinance, Sub-Division Rules, Master Plan and Town Law and the ability to render unbiased decisions on issuance of special permits, site plan and sub-division review pertaining to the Town of Clarendon. Attend meetings as often as possible or be up-to-date as to any issues that would require the alternates vote. Qualification: Ability to comprehend Town Law, Zoning Ordinance and Sub-Division rules, etc.; Considerable interest in the development of the town and willingness to work independently. Send written letter of application and/or resume to the Town of Clarendon; Attn: Planning Board, PO Box 145, Clarendon, NY 14429. Applications may also be delivered in person.  If you have any questions regrading the position you may contact the Planning Board Secretary at 638-6371 ext. 104.


CLARENDON RESIDENTS TAKE NOTICE that the Clarendon Zoning Board is seeking to fill one position is for an Alternate member. Please submit letter of interest with qualification to: Clarendon Zoning Bord Chairman, PO Box 145, Clarendon, NY 14429. If you would like to ask any questions regarding the position you my contact the Zoning Bord Secretary at 638-6371 ext. 104.