Virgil Town Clerk/ Tax Collector

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Town Clerk & Tax Collector

Alane Van Donsel

1176 Church Street

Cortland, NY 13045

607-835-6174 Ext. 2


Town Clerk's Hours

Mondays 12:00PM-5:00PM

Tuesdays 11:00AM-3:00PM 

Wednesdays 11:00AM-5:00PM

Fridays 8:30AM-2:30PM

Saturdays in January Only 9:00 AM-Noon


Tax Collecting

Taxes are collected from January to June. 

Taxes can be paid in installments. 

Partial Payment Option:

Payment #1 50% due 01/01/2020-01/31/2020 0% interest

Payment #2 25% plus 1.5% interest due 02/01/2020-03/16/2020

Payment #3 25% plus 3% interest due 03/17/2020-04/30/2020


Full Payment Option:

01/01/2020-01/31/2020  0% interest

02/01/2020-033/02/2020 1% interest

03/03/2020-03/31/2020 2% interest

04/01/2020-04/30/2020 3% interest



Services that Clerk Offers

  • Marriage Licenses 
  • Dog Licenses
  • Stamp Sales
  • Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Licenses
  • Freedom of Information Law Requests
  • Transfer Station ID's
  • Hope Lake Park Passes 
  • Vital Record Requests
  • DMV Accessible Parking permits
  • Water & Sewer Rent Collecting
  • Building Code Fee Collection
  • Website Manager
  • Notary Services

Pay Clerk Fees Online

Transfer Station ID's $10.00 for the first person in the household & $1.00 for any additional

  • Dog Licenses, Please indicate your Dog's License Number
  • Building Permits, Please check with The Code Officer on the amount due.
  • Transfer Station ID's $10.00 for the first person in the household & $1.00 for any additional


Water and Sewer Payments

You can pay your water and sewer bills online as well.  Please know your amount due when paying. 

Credit Card Fees

Please note that there is a fee charged when using your credit card. 

Search Public Records from The Town of Virgil

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Did you know that the Town of Virgil's Records are being digitized?

The Town of Virgil was able to partner up with Tompkins County, Cortland County on a grant to have our records digitized. All of our permanent paper records are being scanned in and digitized.  This has come to fruition with very little cost to the Virgil taxpayers. Thanks to the grant that Tompkins County allowed us to be a part of.  You are now able to go online a search public records from the comfort of your home. Click on the link below to check it out. 

2019 Final Tax Assessment Roll for the Town of Virgil

2019Virgil Final Tax Roll (pdf)

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