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Frequently Asked Questions

-Business in Montgomery County

Contact Information

Click here for the Contact Us Page.

Contact Information can be also be found on each Department's site, or in the County Directory (PDF)


The County Directory and list of departments can be found here.

District Maps

Legislative District Maps and Municipal/Election District Maps can be found here.

FOIL Requests

Freedom of Information Law

New York State law provides for public access to most government records. More information can be found on the New York State Department of State website*.

Montgomery County FOIL requests should be made to the County Clerk. Please visit the County Clerk webpage for hours and contact information.

Image Mate Online

Look up property information including owner, tax information, owner history, comparables, property inventory. Also provides links to aerial imagery, tax maps, third party maps such as Google and Yahoo. Please click here.

MC Business Development Center

The Montgomery County Business Development Center (MCBDC) contains the offices of the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism and the Montgomery County Industrial Development Agency.


The following Permits are available from the County.

From the Civil Office:

  • Pistol Permit

From the Department of Public Works:

  • Miscellaneous Structures
  • Telephone-Fiber Optics
  • Water Main, Sewer Main, Gas Main
  • Driveway
  • Electric Light or Power Line
  • Special Hauling

From the Department of Motor Vehicles:

  • Driver's License
  • Enhanced Driver's License
  • Learner's Permit (Car, Motorcycle, CDL)
  • Non-driver ID Card
  • Enhanced Non-driver ID Card

Building Permits are issued by Towns, Villages or Cities. You can find links to Town, Village and City information here.

Property Tax

Property Tax rolls and Assessment rolls can be found on the Real Property website.

Tax bills can be viewed online on the Real Property Site.

Note, you should not rely on the Tax roll for your actual tax amount. For your current tax amount please contact the Treasurer's Office.

Tax maps can be aquired from the Real Property Department.

Reschedule a court date

To schedule a new court date please contact the court in question directly. There is no web interface for this.

Click here for court information.

Sales Tax

The current Sales Tax rate in Montgomery County is 8%.

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