City of Rye, NY

City Clerk

Dawn Nodarse, City Clerk
(914) 967-7371



Description of Services

The City Clerk is the Clerk of the Council and keeps a journal of its proceedings, preserves and compiles local laws, ordinances, resolutions, and public notices of the Council. Other duties include acting as secretary to the Board of Appeals, Records Management Officer for the City, and Records Access Officer for F.O.I.L. The Clerk has custody of the City seal and affixes it to such documents as authorized by law or Council.


Key Services

Processes permits: (click for descriptions)

  • Blasting (w/approval of the Fire Inspector and City Engineer)
  • Burglar/Fire Alarm
  • Christmas Tree Sale
  • Fireworks
  • Filming
  • Mechanical Installation (w/approval of Building Inspector)
  • Parking (commuter, merchant, all day/all night, all night)


Issues licenses: (click for descriptions)

  • Dogs
  • Marriage
  • Taxi Cab and Taxi Driver


Maintains official copies:


Processes Freedom of Information Law Requests:



  • Bid Openings
  • Elections for Boat Basin Commission


Maintains City records, such as:

  • Vital Statistics
  • Deeds and Easements
  • Budgets and Other Documents
  • Board of Appeals Applications



  • City Hall Meeting Rooms Reservations
  • Public Sign Reservation at Cross Street



Dawn Nodarse, City Clerk, Email:

Diane Moore, Deputy City Clerk

Angela Fazzino, Permit Clerk