Town Clerk & Tax Collector / Register of Vital Records

Contact: Christine Boyden

Address: 5255 Pleasant Valley Road, Peterboro, NY 13035 

Phone: (315) 684-9293 

Fax: (315) 684-1034 


Website: Town of Smithfield 


The Town Clerk issues Birth and Death certificates, birth and death transcripts and burial transit permits and is responsible for keeping a permanent record of all births, deaths, and marriages tat occur within the town since 1883. The Clerk acts as custodian of all permanent town record and maintains a record of adopted ordinances and local laws, oaths of office, resignations, proofs of publication and posting, annual budgets, assessment rolls and fiscal reports.


As Recording Secretary of the Town Clerk keeps a permanent record of all Town Board meetings and public hearings. The Deputy Town Clerk keeps a record of Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals meetings. The Town Clerk also issues many New York State Licenses and permits including marriage, dog, hunting/fishing and handicap parking

Hours of Operation:

Monday           8:00 p.m. to Noon

Wednesday     1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Friday              8:00 a.m. to  Noon 


Genealogical Services


Christine Boyden (

Phone: 315-684-9293