Catlin Town Hall Sign

Welcome to the Town of Catlin (Chemung County, New York State) website.

Announcements & Calendar of Events

The next planning board meeting is the 28th of May 7 pm. On the agenda is wind local law, local law change, application to change the zoning of Beaver Valley R1 district to allow chickens.

Tenative Town Of Catlin Tax Roll, posted April 27,2015

Town of Catlin 2015 Budget, PDF posted Feb. 11, 2015 (5mb)

The Wind Local Law is being rewritten with up to date information at this time.
The Catlin Wind e-mail is: catlinwind@gmail.com

Article X Questions and Answers This is a .doc file.

Along with the wind local law is this proposed change to our local law. (PDF)

Catlin draft wind law cover letter April 2015 (doc file)
Catlin wind local law proposal draft April 2015 (doc file)

Town Supervisor

Town Supervisor: LaVerne Phelps, catlinsupervisor@gmail.com
Business hours: Call for appointment.
Telephone: 607-739-5598 ext 6

Town Board

Deputy Supervisor: William Collier
Councilpersons: Dave Silvernail, Richard Brink , Donald Voorhees

Planning Board

The planning board e-mail address is: catlinplanning@gmail.com

That a alternate planning board position is available. Please send letters of interest to the Town Hall.

Code Enforcement / Building Inspector

Code Enforcement Officer: Dave Reed
Business hours: Monday evenings 6-8pm, and by appointment. E-mail me at: catlincode@hotmail.com
Telephone: 739-5598, Option 4, or cellphone 215-2413 To best serve you, please call for an appointment.
Mission Statement: We have the privilege and responsibility to administer all the provisions of the New York State fire prevention and building codes to the residents of our town.

Building Permit Application (PDF)

New permit fees were adopted on 1/12/2012 PDF)

Planning Board Application (PDF)

Zoning Board Application (PDF)

Town Court

Telephone: 739-5598, Option 3
Office Hours: 5 – 6:30 pm for payments in person
Court Hours: Wednesday at 7pm. Except Legal Holidays
Presiding Judge: Justice Larry Edwards

There is a drop box for court business outside the court / meeting room entrance door.

Highway Department


Highway Superintendent: Joseph Doan as of January 1st
If you have any concerns or questions regarding our town roads please feel free to contact Mr Joe Doan at office.

Telephone: 607-739-1453 or cell 607-426-5962.
Hours of operation: 7:00 AM till 3:30 PM M-F

Tax Collector

Hours Call for appointment.

All Town and County tax bills are to be paid through Chemung Canal Trust Co, either by mail or at the bank.

Animal Control

Animal Control is now the Elmira Animal Shelter at 607-737-5767 (or 607-735-8600 for emergencies only).

Beaver Valley Water District

water tower

Call 739-5598 ext5 or 739-5598 ext6 to report problems, water issues, and emergencies.

The Beaver Valley Water District has received a USDA loan in the amount of $402,000. This loan is for 38 years at 1.875% and will be paid back through attaching a lien on the County/Property Tax to the Beaver Valley Water District residence. We are going to start the water tank in April.

Plant Operator — Neil Scriven
Meter Reader — Billie Jean Bennett
Assistant Operator — Charles Densmore
Maintenance — Alan Ayres
Billing Clerk — Billie Jean Bennett

Beaver Valley Water District Information

Water Source — 2 wells, 60 feet deep
Storage Tank Capacity — 125,000 gallons
Water Treatment — Clorox and Poly-Phosphate
Number of Households — 156 + 1 Church/Parsonage
Cost Per Gallon To Each User — $31 each quarter plus $4.50 per 1000 gallons used (Eff. 4/12/14)

Extermal Links

These links are provided to provide more information about the Town of Catlin. Since these are external links, the information is not guaranteed by the Town of Catlin.

Wikipedia article about the Town of Catlin.