City Clerk’s Office


Reporting Vicious Dogs

If you are aware of an address that is harboring a vicious dog contact (716) 286-4393 or email the Niagara Falls City Clerk’s Office ( or or visit the office between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.  There is a form available on this website to report vicious dogs which may be impacting the quality of life in your neighborhood.

Residents may submit complaints anonymously

A vicious Dog is defined as one that:

Approached any person unprovoked in a menacing fashion or apparent attitude of attack on public streets, sidewalks, parks or any public right of way.

Aggressively bitten, attacked, endangered or otherwise inflicted injury or death on a domestic animal off its owners property while unprovoked.

A dog that was involved in more than one (1) instance of a menacing nature.

Aggressively  bitten, attacked, endangered or otherwise inflicted severe personal injury on a human either on public or private property.

If residents have any questions or concerns please contact the Office of the City Clerk.

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




Vicky Wideman
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
Account Clerk (716) 286-4392
Latricia Herbert
Senior Building Attendant (716) 286-4394



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Parking Permits for Persons with Disabilities


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Block Party Permit


Please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 716-286-4300 for an informational packet.

Sightseeing Tours Application





        Notice of Claim Form

Niagara Falls Tourism Advisory Board

   Application for Tourism Funds


Annual Parking Permit

Monthly Parking Permit

Business License Application Packet

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