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Receiver of Taxes
Building & Zoning
Supervisor Kate Murray
Chief executive officer of town government who presides at all town board meetings, directing the legislative and administrative functions of that body.
Responsible for adopting the annual budget, traffic regulations, and adopting and amending the town code and the building zone ordinances.
Meetings & Hearings
Meetings of the Hempstead Town Board are divided into three sections: Public Hearing calendar, Decision calendar, and the Administrative calendar.
A searchable index of the laws, regulations and ordinances of the Town of Hempstead.
The annual budget for the Town of Hempstead.
Town Clerk's Office
This office provides licenses, certificates and permits to the residents of the Town of Hempstead and serves as the official "Keeper of the Record" for the Town.
Nasrin G. Ahmad
The Town Clerk is responsible for managing the daily operations of the Town Clerk's Office.
The Archives provide an overview of historical records, documents and maps dating back to the town's founding in 1644.
The Town Clerk issues a New York State Marriage License to qualified applicants and records the marriage with the New York State Department of Health.
The Registrar's Office issues and maintains birth and death certificates for unincorporated communities.
Application forms are available at the Town Clerk's Office and we can even take your required passport photo.
Child Safety / Senior ID
A comprehensive identification program to protect our children and seniors.
Licenses & Permits
Browse the many different licenses and permits available at the Town Clerk's Office. For your convenience, some forms may be downloaded and printed.
Receiver of Taxes
Receiver of Taxes Office
When, where and how to pay your taxes for the Town of Hempstead, Nassau County, 99 special districts and 33 school districts.
Donald X. Clavin, Jr.
The Receiver of Taxes is responsible for managing the daily operations of the Office of the Receiver of Taxes.
Find out about the types of taxes collected by the Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Office, as well as Tax Discount and Tax Penalty policies.
The Town does not set your property tax assessment, but we can help to lower your taxes through several tax exemption programs.
This section describes the New Owner/Mortgage Satisfaction and Third Party Notification Request forms that may be downloaded.
Sign up for the Payment Reminder Mailing List to receive an e-mail reminder approximately 10 days prior to your tax bill due date.
Online Tax Payments
Pay your current tax bill with a credit card, online or by telephone.
The Animal Shelter handles 500 to 600 animals per month; Animal Control officers respond to over 6,000 requests for service every year.
Provides social services and recreational programs for the Town's senior population.
Committed to providing safe, sanitary housing in the most efficient and cost-effective manner.
The Department of Occupational Resources (DOOR) operates HempsteadWorks, providing assistance to jobseekers and businesses.
Planning & Economic Dev.
Administers the federally-funded Community Development Program and collects data on which policy-making decisions are based.
Civil Service Commission
Implements and ensures compliance with the rules, regulations and requirements of the New York State Department of Civil Service.
The personnel at Greenfield offer Town residents immediate service and personalized assistance.
The Town-Village Aircraft Safety & Noise Abatement Committee
A comprehensive list of important contact information for a variety of emergency situations that may arise.
Public Safety Department
Responsible for the protection of the real and personal property of the Town and the maintenance of order on the real properties of the Town.
Maintains more than 1,200 miles of roadway, 163 town parking fields, thousands of catch basins, as well as 2,200 miles of storm water drains.
Manages refuse collection and disposal, the comprehensive curbside recycling program, and enforces all town sanitation ordinances.
Responsible for providing adequate quality drinking water for town residents not serviced by private utilities or village-operated systems
Traffic Control & Street Lighting
Divisions which are responsible for street name and traffic control signs and street lighting units located on town roadways.
Information about the special districts within the Town of Hempstead. As per state law, information furnished by the individual districts is available here.
Parks & Recreation
The town maintains over 1,400 acres of parklands which offer year-round recreational and cultural activities for residents and visitors.
Find out about the parks, beaches, swimming pools, golf courses, skating rinks & other facilities in the town.
Take advantage of quality recreational and cultural programming for town residents.
Answering the Needs of Citizens with Handicaps through Organized Recreation.
Rules & Regulations
Guidelines for participation in Town of Hempstead programs.
Coordinates local marketing and promotion efforts and works with local organizations to promote business and vacation travel to the Town.
Conservation & Waterways
Functions include preservation of the Town's wetlands and wildlife, monitoring of bay water quality and maintenance of navigational aids.
The Bay Constables serve as peace officers who patrol our waterways, enforcing navigation, conservation and marine safety laws and ordinances.
Marinas & Fishing Piers
Information on town marinas, fishing piers and dock rentals.
Preserves & Nature Areas
Discover and explore the stunning natural beauty within the Town of Hempstead.
Local Tides & Weather
Find real-time information on local weather as well as sea and shoreline conditions for Long Island.
Clean Energy Project
Under the leadership of Supervisor Kate Murray, Hempstead Town has completed a number of progressive renewable energy projects.
The Town works with the non-profit organization GeesePeace to help control the rapidly increasing Canada Geese population in the area.
Storm Water Management
Learn about good storm water management practices, which are essential to preserving Hempstead Town's beautiful natural resources.
Building & Zoning
The Building Department is responsible for the enforcement of the Building Zone Ordinance and portions of the Town Code.
Board of Appeals
The main function of the Board is to hold official public hearings and render formal written decisions on the cases brought before it.
Permits & Applications
Detailed information on the permits and applications available at the Building Department.
Browse the forms available at the Building Department. For your convenience some forms may be downloaded and printed.
Structures in Waterways
Information on the application procedures and downloadable forms for the building of structures and bulkheads in waterways.
Building Zone Ordinance
A searchable index of the Building Zone Ordinance of the Town of Hempstead.
Information on the Landmark Preservation Commission, including a tour of structures of historic significance that have achieved landmark status.
November 26, 2011
Receiver of Taxes
Building & Zoning
by the Town of Hempstead
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