Town of Lapeer - notes from  Cindy McFarland, Town Clerk
         at the home of
    Cindy Butler McFarland                  Hours: by appointment or
    2011 State Route 221                      Tues.  10 AM - 2 PM
    Marathon, NY 13803                       Wed.  2 PM - 6 PM
Town Of Lapeer Board Meeting Dates for 2019 at 7:00 PM
January 9                    May 8                 September 11 
February 13                June 12              October 9
March 13                    July 10                November 6
April 10                       August 14           December 11 & 30 

        Tax Season 2019

2019 property taxes are available online. Payment may be made with a credit card or echeck with the TaxGlance system.

Need a copy of your tax bill? Click the same link or contact the Cortland County Treasurer at 607-753-5070. After June 1st I no longer have copies of the tax bills.
Grievance Day
May 31, 4 - 8 PM
Lapeer Highway Garage

The Assessor will be in attendance with the tentative assessment roll at her office at 40 West Main St, Village of Marathon, on May 15,16,18, 2019 from 9AM-1PM and May 17 from 4-8PM, or by appointment (607-849-6966)

A copy of the tentative assessment roll will be on file in the Town Clerk's office and also at the Real Property Tax Office in Cortland.

                    ---Building Permits---
                           New Pricing  Effective January 1, 2016

porches, decks, pools, sheds, gazebos.........$25.00
handicap ramps..............................$15.00
additions, garages, car ports, pole barns.......$50.00
singlewides/doublewides............... $100.00/$125.00
new home construction..................$150.00
agricultural buildings......................$5.00 filing fee

Any remodel jobs which require structural changes to existing construction also require a building permit.

There will be a $5.00 filing fee if you lose your   copy and require another.

The Code Enforcement Officer, Alan Butler, is responsible for inspections and enforcement only.  He may be reached at 849-6919. You must obtain your building permit from me, the Town Clerk, and include any necessary septic/well permits.  Pictures and/or sketches of the site and structure will be required.

At a future meeting, the Town Board will decide on penalties for failure to obtain building permits.

                   Dog Control

       The license fee for a spayed/neutered dog is $10.00.
The license fee for a dog that is not altered is  $20.00.
Late fees are $5.00 per month per dog and begin the day after the expiration date of the license.

Please renew promptly.  If you are found with an unlicensed dog at the time of a dog enumeration, you will be fined an additional $5.00 per Town Ordinance.
Licensing is simple and quick.  Proof of rabies is required as well as a spay/neuter certificate, if applicable.  Renewals can be done by mail. Just call or email for further information.

The Lapeer Town Board voted at the December 27,2018 meeting to appoint Country Acres Animal Shelter as the Town's Dog Control. Their contact information is: 5852 West Scott Road Homer, NY 13077-8324  (607) 749-2734 or




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