City Clerk

Jean Isom Grande
City Clerk

The Office of the City Clerk serves as a direct link between the residents and their local government. The Clerk is the keeper of the time clock, the official custodian of the City Seal, the City Charter, and Rome’s Code of Ordinances. In addition, the Clerk administers oaths of office for elected officials and individuals appointed to the City Boards.

The City Clerk is responsible for the proper issuance and/or processing of a vast array of licenses, permits, and services, including:

Accessible Parking Permits
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Alarm Permits Click here for application
Amusement Device Permits Click here for application
Auctioneer Permits Click here for application
Bingo/Bell Jar/Games of Chance/Raffle Licenses Click here for information
Dog Licenses Click here for information
Fireworks Display Permits Click here for application
Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Requests Click here for information
Closing Out/Similar Sales Licenses Click here for application
Marriage Licenses (How to Obtain) Click here for information
Marriage Records (Transcripts) Click here for application
Opt-Out Registry (City-Wide) Click here for application
Pawnbroker/Secondhand Dealer Permits Click here for application
Peddler and Solicitor Permits Click here for requirements
Click here for application
Scrap & Salvage Permits Click here for application
Sound Amplification Permits Click here for application
Taxi Business Licenses Click here for application
Taxi Driver Licenses Click here for application
Taxi Vehicle Licenses Click here for application

The City Clerk also serves as Clerk to the Common Council and Board of Estimate & Contract. Once legislation is drafted by Corporation Counsel, the Clerk prepares the agendas for the meetings and records the proceedings.

Hours of Operation
The City Clerk’s Office is open to the public from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday, and is closed on Holidays. However, closing procedures make it necessary to stop financial transactions fifteen minutes prior to the posted 4:30 pm closing time. Please plan accordingly.

Please return all completed applications by mail to:
Rome City Clerk
198 N. Washington Street
Rome, NY 13440

For more information on these services, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (315) 339-7659.

City Clerk Contact Information:

Jean Isom Grande
City Clerk
(315) 339-7659
Email: Jean Grande

Eric R. Seelig
Deputy City Clerk
(315) 339-7661
Email: Eric Seelig

Heather Pacicca
Deputy Registrar
(315) 339-7756
Email: Heather Pacicca (Vital Statistics)

Camille Guglielmo
Account Clerk
(Dog licenses, Bingo/Bell Jar)
(315) 339-7660
Email: Camille Guglielmo

Angelo Vinci
Records Clerk
(315) 339-7695

Linda DeProspero
Clerk
(315) 339-7659
Email: Linda DeProspero