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)

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 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)

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)

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 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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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 9a-4:30p):... (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 are the most common laws or types of cases?
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law Criminal Jury Trials Criminal Procedure Law Environmental Conser... (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 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)

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

Someone from the Monroe County Clerks Office comes to the Town Hall on Thursdays from 9am-4pm. No appointments are neede... (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 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)

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)

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)

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 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)

What are your hours of operation?
Monday thru Friday 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM... (more)

Where do I go to get a building permit?
A property owner, or his agent (contractor), may apply for a building permit at the Greece Town Hall, One Vince Tofany B... (more)

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

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

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

What are the true tax amounts?
True tax amounts are shown on the Monroe County website, Monroe County... (more)

What is the Winter Parking Ordinance?

Is an inspection required for a fence I have built?
An inspection will be required upon completion of work.... (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)

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

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

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

What are the fee and permit requirements for porches and patios?
A permit fee is required, and an application must be completed and submitted to the Technical Serivces Department at One... (more)

How do I pay my traffic fine?
You will be expected to send the fine to the court within 21 business days by bank draft or money order payable to Greec... (more)

How do I complain about Barking dogs?
Please call Animal Control at 581-4025.... (more)

What are the inspection requirements for accessory buildings and storage sheds?
An inspection is required upon completion for all accessory buildings and storage sheds. Call the town's inspection line... (more)