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Pencil sketch by Mary Ann Barr 2021
Town Hall, 1830 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY 14850
You have a right to see public records
The Freedom of Information Law, which took effect on September 1, 1974, gives you the right of access to certain public records.
The Danby Town Board has adopted regulations governing when, where, and how you can see public records. According to these regulations, records can be seen and copied at the Town Clerk’s Office and the Town Court, both located in the Danby Town Hall.
Please use the form below to make a formal FOIL request. Alternatively, you may send an email or letter with the appropriate information.
The following fees may apply:
The following officials will help you to exercise your right to access: the Town Clerk, the Town Supervisor, and the Town Justices.
If you are denied access to a record, you may appeal to the Danby Town Board.
The Town of Danby sits on the traditional & ancestral land of the Gayogoho:no’ (Cayuga Nation), one of the five nations to first form the Haudenosaunee. Indigenous peoples were largely forced out of Upstate New York by the Sullivan-Clinton Expedition in 1779. The land that would become the Town of Danby was a part of the Watkins and Flint Purchase, a 336,380 acre patent granted by New York State to numerous eastern investors in 1794.