Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the balance due on my Tax Bill?
If you are paying a full or an installment payment after the due date indicated on your tax bill, interest will be added... (more)

Is my STAR exemption in place? Do I have all my exemptions I’m entitled to?
The Tax Office can tell you if you have your STAR on your current tax bill, but you will need to contact the Town Assess... (more)

What is the procedure for evictions?
You may hire an attorney or file an eviction by yourself. Paperwork can be obtained at the Rochester Housing Council:... (more)

How do I report an overgrown lawn; junk/debris or unkept property?
Please use the submit a request via the link on this page.... (more)

How do I apply for a Handicap Parking Permit?
Permits can only be issued to residents within the town limits. Please bring in the completed form for application from ... (more)

What is the property maintenance code?
Exterior Property MaintenanceThe purpose of the Town of Greece Property Maintenance Law is to: Pr... (more)

I received a traffic ticket, what do I do?
When you receive a traffic violation please note that the date on the ticket is for you to answer the ticket by either p... (more)

Are there exemptions for Town & County taxes available?
Senior(Aged-Low Income); Veteran; Disability; for more information contact the Assessor's office.... (more)

Where do I obtain a Dog License?
Apply for a dog license at the Town Clerk’s Office, Greece Town Hall, 1 Vince Tofany Blvd.Annual license renew... (more)

Where do I mail my school tax bill and what portion of the bill is to be returned?
The tax bills are to be mailed to Andrew Conlon, Receiver of Taxes, Town of Greece, One Vince Tofany Boulevard, Greece, ... (more)

Do I need a refuse license
Who Must Obtain:No person shall engage in the business of receiving, collecting or transporting residential and/or c... (more)

What is STAR program?
STAR is a school tax relief program that provides a partial exemption from school property taxes for owner occupied; pri... (more)

Please contact the Monroe County Clerk's office at 753-1600.
Please contact the Monroe County Clerk's office at 753-1600. ... (more)

What would require a building permit?
Generally permits are required to: Construct a house or building Add or make structural alterations to... (more)

How can I get historical tax information?
If you are looking for what you paid within the last five years you can view your payment history at ... (more)

What documents do I need to obtain a new/renewal dog license?
Documents Required to Obtain a New License:License application If the dog is spayed or neutered, a certificate f... (more)

General Hunting License Information.
General Information:•A hunter education course is required for anyone who cannot show proof that they have ... (more)

What are the most common laws or types of cases?
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law Criminal Jury Trials Criminal Procedure Law Environmental Conser... (more)

How is my point total calculated?
If you are convicted of a violation that occurred while your car was moving (e.g. speeding, failing to stop for a red li... (more)

When do I need a permit for work at my house?
Anything structural; complete roof replacement; door and window opening changes or basement/attic remodels would require... (more)

Can I have a recreational fire?
Information on recreational fires: The state code allows recreational fires if the fire is contained and is 2... (more)

Town Directory
Town of Greece585-225-2000Office of the SupervisorMichelle Marini, Deputy SupervisorOne Vince Tofany... (more)

When is my court date?
Please contact our office at 585-227-3110.... (more)

How much does a Dog License Cost?
Spayed or Neutered: $8.00Not Spayed or Neutered: $17.00Senior (over 65) discounts:Spay... (more)

What is some general information about fences?
Any new fence or replacement fence requires a permit. Additional information and brochures are available at the Buildin... (more)

What if my mailbox is damaged/knocked over as a result of Town plowing operations?
In the event a mailbox and/or post is damaged or displaced as a result of Town of Greece plowing operations, the Town wi... (more)

When is a dog license required?
Every dog, regardless of age, owned or harbored in New York State for longer than 30 days, must be licensed.The Foll... (more)

Who should obtain a Fishing License and how much does it cost?
Anyone under 16 may fish WITHOUT a license in NYS. •16 and older require an adult license. •Non-reside... (more)

When is the brush pickup schedule?
Please check our website under the Residents Tab... (more)

Where do I mail my Town or County tax bill?
Full payment along with all installments should be made out to Andrew Conlon and mailed to 1 Vince Tofany Blvd. Greece, ... (more)

How do I obtain a marriage license?
A person is required to establish proof of age and identity by submitting to the issuing clerk (Mon-Fri 9:30a-4:00p):... (more)

What is the Traffic Advisory Council?
The Traffic Advisory Committee is an advisory board to the Town Board, therefore it is not an open meeting for t... (more)

What Determines the Amount of a Property Tax Bill?
The level of a property tax bill is determined by two factors: the property's taxable assessment and the amount to be ra... (more)

Which projects DO NOT require building permits?
Security System Playhouse (if it has no storage capacity) Artificial lawn ponds Kiddie pool (less t... (more)

What if I didn't receive my tax bill?
If you have an escrow  account with your bank, they receive the bill and you are mailed only a receipt. If your tax... (more)

What if I have questions about my Tax Bill?
You can stop into the Office of the Receiver of Taxes located in the Service Mall at the Town Hall or contact the Tax Of... (more)

How do I receive a tax bill, when I have paid off my mortgage?
If you no longer have an escrow through your mortgage, you will be responsible for paying your tax bills. The Tax Offic... (more)

What is some general information about accessory buildings and storage sheds?
Accessory buildings include storage sheds, detached garages, gazebos, etc. or any other structure that is subordinate to... (more)

How can I report a pothole?
Potholes are the domain of the jurisdiction which "owns" the road. Policies and procedures vary by jurisdiction.... (more)

What are some informational resources I can keep on file for building department/permit issuance items?
American Red Cross50 Prince StreetRochester, New York 14607(585) 461-9800Barrier Free Design - Physi... (more)

What do I do if there is drainage in the rear yard?
Please submit an issue with the drainage problem, and the location of the property.... (more)

What do I do if my brush/leaves were not picked up on my scheduled week?
Please do not submit an issue. Call the Department of Public Works at 225-4590.... (more)

How do I start a case in small claims court?
You must bring the action where the Defendant resides, is employed, or has a place of business at the time you start the... (more)

Does the Town accept Credit Card payments for taxes?
Yes but only available via the Internet; and a 3% fee is charged.  For credit card payments, go to www.monroecounty... (more)

Is there a deadline for filing any tax exemptions?
March 1st of the current year.... (more)

Town and County and School Tax Checks Should be Made Payable to Whom?
Andrew Conlon, Receiver of Taxes. NOTE: 2nd & 3rd installments of school tax bill are payable to "Monroe County Treasure... (more)

What do I do if a tree needs trimming?
Please submit an issue including any problems and the location of the tree.... (more)

Do I need a license to hold Bingo/Games of Chance/Raffles?
Yes, please see following instructions.Who Can Obtain:Fund raising organizations who intend to raise money b... (more)

What is the Winter Parking Ordinance?

What if I have Questions About My Assessment?
The Town of Greece Assessor's Office is available to answer your questions and to insure you fully understand the proces... (more)