City Clerk’s Office


Contact Us                                                                                         Hours of Operations

745 Main Street                                                                                                                    Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 4:00PM
Niagara Falls, New York  14301                                                                                          Closed Holidays
Room 114
Telephone: (716) 286-4300
Fax: (716) 286-4398


Mission Statement:

The Office of the City Clerk is dedicated to the provision of excellent service to the public, City staff and the City Council through personal assistance and the use of information technologies. The Office of the City Clerk seeks to provide timely and accessible service in response to all inquiries and requests for public information and records. Niagara Falls is a legendary location for marriages.  The City Clerk’s Office is also dedicated to offering those who wish to marry in Niagara Falls a truly elegant experience.  The Office of the City Clerk seeks to promote civic engagement while serving the public in an ethical and professional manner.

City Clerk Staff




Lisa A. Vitello
City Clerk/Registrar of Vital Statistics (716) 286-4393
Leonard Lapp Jr.
Principal Account Clerk/
Deputy Registrar of Vital Statistics
(716) 286-4396
Nadine Wasson
Senior Clerk (716) 286-4390
Kari Pokoj
Account Clerk (716) 286-4391
Cynthia McClellan Smith
Junior Account Clerk (716) 286-4392
Latricia Herbert
Senior Building Attendant (716) 286-4394



                    Birth Certificates                                                Death Certificate                                           Marriage Certificate



                     Marriage License                                  Marriage Ceremony                                      Marriage Venues


        City Council Information- Meeting               Freedom Of Information Law (F.O.I.L)                               Dog License

        Agendas, Supporting Documentation

        and Vote sheets.

Licenses and Permits


Parking Permits for Persons with Disabilities

Mobile Food Trucks/Street Vendors

Block Party Permit



Passport Pictures

Phone Number: (716) 286-4300

We provide passport photo services during normal business hours.
Cost: $9.00, tax included.

2 photographs will be taken in compliance with the standards established by the United States Department of State.

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