Town of Lapeer - notes from  Cindy McFarland, Town Clerk
 OFFICE  HOURS
         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
          607-849-6381    lapeertownclerk@frontier.com
 
 
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.
 
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PUBLIC NOTICE

NYS Highway Law 140 (Opns. St. Comp No. 81-168) states the responsibilities of the town highway superintendent are supervisory in nature only; there may be instances when the superintendent joins the work force in performing physical labor, but he is not required to do so.

This law was brought to the attention of the Town Board by the Lapeer Highway Superintendent.

Therefore, at the December 12, 2018 board meeting, the Lapeer Town Board recognizes its elected highway superintendent as a non-working, supervisory-only official, effective immediately.

By Order of the Lapeer Town Board

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For any snow removal issues on County roads within the Town of Lapeer please contact Cortland County Highway Department at 753-9377.  The Town of Lapeer no longer contracts with the County for snow removal on County roads.  For more information feel free to contact any board member.




    New Dog Control - Scroll to bottom


                

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

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