Document Archive Center
Embracing modern convenience, the Town of Sidney offers a wealth of forms and documents accessible online. Easily downloadable and printable, these resources cater to your needs with utmost ease. While some forms can be conveniently filled out online, please note that for validation, they must be printed, signed, and accompanied by any necessary payment before submission. Our commitment to a seamless process underscores our dedication to serving you efficiently.
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Vital Records Request
Copy of Birth Record
There is a $10 fee for a certified copy of a birth certificate. This is payable by bank check, money order or certified check unless drawn on a local bank. Check is made payable to Town of Sidney.
Note: Signature needs to be witnessed or notarized.
Copy of Death Certificate
There is a $10 fee for a certified copy of a death certificate. This is payable by bank check, money order or certified check unless drawn on a local bank. Check is made payable to Town of Sidney.
Copy of Marriage Record
For licenses issued in Town of Sidney.
The cost is $10 and form must be filled out with photo ID.
Apply to: Certificate Unit, Vital Records Section, PO Box 2602, Albany, NY 12220-2602
General Information & Application for Genealogical Services
The basic fee for issuing a genealogy copy, transcript, or no record report is $22. This is payable by bank check, money order or certified check unless drawn on a local bank. Check is made payable to Town of Sidney.
Town Code Applications
Town of Sidney Zoning Laws
The goal of the zoning ordinance is to balance landowners’ rights to use and develop their land with the corresponding rights of neighboring landowners to live without undue disturbances. This goal is accomplished by promoting compatible development and safeguarding against detrimental activities.
Adopted June 9th, 2021
Amended December 14th, 2023
Freedom of Information Law (FOIL)
FOIL gives the public the right to view and/or obtain certain government records. To request information from the Town of Sidney, fill out this form and return it to the Sidney Town Clerk’s office.
Comprehensive Action Plan
The Comprehensive Action Plan for the Town of Sidney provides Town officials, community leaders, and residents with an action plan to enhance the economic development and quality of life of the Town in the future.
Local Dog Law
The purpose of this Local Law is to protect the health, safety and well being of persons and property by imposing restrictions on the keeping and running at large of dogs within the Town..