Town Clerk/Tax Collector

Tax Bill Payment Status & Receipts
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Tax Bills are mailed out the last week of December and are due between January 1st through January 31st with out penalty, after January an additional 1% penalty will be add each month. Beginning January 1st 2014 you can now pay your Tax Bill online or in person with a Visa Debit Card ($3.95 Fixed Visa Debit Card Convenience Fee Applies) or Master Card, Visa Credit Card, Discover Card (2.45% Credit Card Convenience Fee Applies). For further information go to http// or contact 518-329-1234 Ex. 2. After May 31st all tax questions and payments must be directed to the Columbia County Treasurer’s Office at 518-828-0513.

For School Tax Information
please contact the Taconic Hills School Tax Collector at 518-325-2815.


Hunting Licenses
Are available during normal business hours or online at DEC Licenses

For a current list of Hunting, Bow Hunting and Trapping courses please click on the following link: Hunter Safety Courses

For further information on the following please call the Town Clerk’s Office during regular business hours.

  • Marriage Licenses
  • Birth Certificates
  • Death Certificates
  • Handicap Parking Permits
  • FOIL Requests
  • Columbia County Garbage Bags

To request a copy of a Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate or Death Certificate, please click on the the highlighted link above and complete  form and mail it to our office. Please be advised there is a $10.00 fee for each Certified Copy.

Link to eCode 360
2021 Adopted Budget
2020 Adopted Budget
Executive Summary
123120 Annual Financial Report Update Document
123119 Annual Financial Report Update Document
123118 Annual Financial Report Update Document
Zoning Code of the Town of Copake – July 15 2018
Copake Zoning Map Revision – Effective July 15 2018