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To license your dog, you need to print out and fill in the East Hampton Town Dog License Application or obtain an application from the Town Clerk’s office. Submit application along with a valid copy of your dog’s current rabies vaccination certificate and the license fee ($12.50 for altered dogs or $20.50 for unaltered dogs). The license does need to be renewed yearly, notices for renewal are sent out approximately 30 days prior to the license expiration date by the Town Clerk’s Office. East Hampton Town Code requires all dogs 4 months of age and old to be licensed (East Hampton Town Code, Chapter 86 Section 5A(1). Once licensed, each dog receives a license tag, such tag must be affixed to the dog’s collar at all times as per New York State Agriculture and Markets.
In the event a dog is not claimed, the dog is then evaluated by The Animal Rescue Fund of The Hamptons (ARF) to determine if the dog is safe for adoption. If the dog is not suitable for adoption (for reasons such as aggression, or bite, etc) then the dog is humanely euthanized. All efforts, including but not limited to, social media, microchipping, ID tags, license tags, and report histories are used in an attempt to locate owners of stray dogs.
For additional information, please see the Beach Dog Restrictions page.
Immediately contact the Animal Control office 324-0085, if an officer is not available to take your call, please leave a detailed message about your dog including breed, color, sex, temperament, location where lost or last seen, if the dog was wearing a collar with ID along with your name, phone number and address. Alternate places to notify: ARF 631-537-0400, WLNG (radio station) 631-725-2300 and social media, there are a couple of local Facebook pages that are dedicated to getting the word our regarding lost/found pets, 2 of the pages are: Bonac Pets (East Hampton, NY Pets) and Lost and Found Pets of East Hampton.
Please note fees are based by owner, not by dog.
It is open 7 days a week, 24 hours, and can be contacted at 631-369-4513.
Please submit the online complaint form here, or contact the Animal Control office directly 631-324-0085.
Our counter hours are Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m., and 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Comprehensive Plan called for an evaluation of the Town's ability and desire to meet future commercial needs and to develop detailed plans for our commercial areas. East Hampton business owners and associations, Citizen Advisory Committees, Village and Hamlet Improvement Societies and other organizations have continued to urge the Town to conduct these studies and analyses. The primary goal of the Hamlet Study is to formulate these detailed plans for the future of each individual hamlet center in order to help foster the existing character, enhance the economic vitality and meet the needs of East Hampton Township. 2005 Town Comprehensive Plan (PDF)
For meeting dates and RSVP information, please see the Hamlet Study Public Meetings page.
The Code Enforcement Department is charged with enforcing codes which address public health and safety issues, including regulations related to garbage and rubbish, overgrown vegetation, inoperable or unregistered vehicles on private property, zoning and dangerous buildings.
Complaints and letters can also be mailed to the above address. Whenever possible, the form should be completed online.
Each reported violation must be personally witnessed. If the officer cannot gain access, they are not able to write a summons.
The inspector assigned to the area will conduct an inspection of the property, as soon as possible, typically within 24 hours of your complaint. If it is determined that a violation exists, the inspector may issue a notice of violation depending on the nature of the violation in order to achieve compliance.
This request can be made through the Town Clerks Office.
Find out how to correct the problem and do so promptly.
You can ask for additional time provided you are making progress on the violations. Some problems are serious and correction must not be delayed. Remember to get proper permits that may be required for some repairs, if need be.
If you are unwilling to take prompt action to correct the problems, there are several possible consequences you may face such as fines and penalties.
For unleashed dogs on the beach, please contact the marine patrol department at 631-329-3078.
1. Valid NY registration with valid East Hampton street address on it (NO P.O. BOXES).2. Any person(s) who own a home within the boundaries of the Town of East Hampton. (Spousesmay obtain a resident beach permit if they are not listed on the deed but will need to supplyproof of marriage by presenting a marriage license the first time this permit is obtained).3. Registered voter within the Town of East Hampton (name on vehicle registration and voterregistration card must match).*If your home or vehicle is not listed under your personal name additional proof(s) of ownershipwill be required. Please call the office to find out what documents will be required to establishownership.
A link to the town beaches can be found here:https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zJpfFdQianMs.kdxaY-UEmUek&usp=sharing
*Please note that parking at Indian Wells beach requires a resident town permit. Resident and nonresidentbeach parking permits also allow the vehicle to launch boats at East Hampton Town launch ramps.
The following is a list of the 2018 fees; Non-resident beach permit $375 Family beach permit $75 Non-resident drive on permit $275 Recycling Permit $115 Sr. Recycling Permit $55 Secondary recycling permit $40* Personal Shellfish permit $10 Commercial shellfish permit $30 Marriage License $40 Non-resident launch ramp permit $100 *One secondary price per primary recycling permit. This means that after your first secondary recycling permit a third permit will be full price.
Film Permits and Special Event Permit fees will be posted under forms.
Non-resident beach and non-resident drive on permits are valid from January first until December 31st.Resident beach and resident drive on permits do not expire. They only need to be changed when you get a new car, new license plates or the permit itself becomes illegible
All documents can be sent to;Town Clerk159 Pantigo RoadEast Hampton, NY 11937
Residential Property: A permit is required if more than 50 people will be at the event.
Commercial Property:A permit for any assembly upon a property which is either zoned for commercial use, or is zoned residential, multifamily, resort or other noncommercial use but actually used for a commercial business as a legally preexisting, nonconforming business, or for an assembly upon property zoned for and used for commercial purposes, and which assembly is not consistent with the approved use( s) for the commercial property, in that it includes one or more of the following:
A.The sale of goods or merchandise, by fixed price or auction, upon a property not approved for retail sales, or if approved for the same, from a location on the property not approved for such use;B. The sale of food or beverages upon a property not approved for the sale of food or beverages, or if approved for the same, from a location on the property not approved for such use;C.The use of outdoor areas of the premises for business purposes, and such use is not included in the customary and/or approved use for the premises;D. A performance, speech, recital or other presentation by an entertainer or other artist, with or without the use of musical instruments or recorded music, for which a fee is charged, if such property is not approved for such use;E.The erection of a tent upon the premises;F. The parking of attendees' vehicles upon any public street, highway, right-of-way or other off-site location due to lack of availability of parking upon the premises hosting the assembly;G.A farmer's market provided the commercial premises are not otherwise utilized by the businesses legally occupying the site at the time the market is operational.
Public Property: a permit for an organized assembly of persons upon a property which is a public park, beach, or other property which is open to the public. Please note that the exemption allows for, Noncommercial social events as defined above, on public property involving up to 20 people over the age of 18 years, provided that there is no tent, and the event is neither catered nor for which other services have been contracted.
Parade/Run/Walk/Triathlon: No person, group, entity or organization shall organize or conduct a parade/walk-run, as defined herein, upon any public street, sidewalk, walkway, right-of-way or public property within the Town of East Hampton, outside of the boundaries of any incorporated village, without first having obtained a written special event parade/walk-run permit from the appropriate Town officials.
Art Sale: permit for the commercial sale of artwork by the artist, upon the residential property of the artist. The holding of Art Sales on more than three occasions in a calendar year or for more than three successive days shall be deemed a business use subject to the provisions of Chapter 255, Zoning, of the Town Code of the Town of East Hampton.
The entire Local Law can be found at, https://ecode360.com/9230259.
* All assembly permits are subject to review by the Assembly and Film Committee. Applications must be received in advance to ensure that your permit will be approved. The committee meets once a week during Peak season (May - October) the rest of the year the meetings will be monthly (Nov-April). Please feel free to view the local law at http://www.ecode360.com/9230292.
For any of these permits please contact Harold Graham 324-4142 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A permit is required for ALL filming whether it is on private or public property in the Town of East Hampton. The application and the fee schedule are located at; http://www.ehamptonny.gov/DocumentCenter/Home/View/824 .
*All filming permits are subject to review by the Assembly and Film Committee. Applications must be received in advance to ensure that your permit will be approved. The committee meets once a week during Peak season (May - October) the rest of the year the meetings will be monthly. Applicants may be required to meet with the committee for approval.
Please contact Harold Graham at 631-324-4142 or at Hgraham@ehamptonny.gov. for any additional details or questions.