Town of Lapeer

notes from Cindy McFarland, Town Clerk

OFFICE HOURS

at the home of

Cindy Butler McFarland

2011 State Route 221  

Marathon, NY 13803

607-849-6381 

Hours: by appointment or

Tues. 10 AM - 2 PM

Wed. 2 PM - 6 PM

[email protected]

Town Of Lapeer Board Meeting Dates for 2020 at 7:00 PM

January 8

February 12

March 11

April  8

 

May 13

June 10

July 8

August 12

September 9

October 14

November 4

December 9 & 29

 Tax Season 2020

2018,2019 & 2020 property tax information may be accessed through the Tax​G​​lance 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.




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Attention Town Residents

November 15, 2019 - April 15, 2020

The parking of vehicles and other obstacles on property within the roadways of the Town is prohibited.  Plowing of snow from driveways is also prohibited. Further, the Town of Lapeer is not responsible for damage to mailboxes or posts caused by snow plowing.

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The Town advertises public hearings, special meetings, town events, etc. in The Shopper, which is delivered to each home at the end of each week.


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Prior to beginning ANY building project, you MUST contact the Code Enforcer first. Your permit will not be signed otherwise.

---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

modular..........................................$150.00

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.

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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

** AFTER HOURS ASSISTANCE (5 PM - 8 AM) PLEASE CALL 607-345-3139 **

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