Catlin Town Hall Sign

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

Announcements & Calendar of Events

Tenative 2016 Tax Roll (pdf)Posted May 2, 2016

Solar Farm Presentation (12mb Power Point file)

Public information Meeting Monday June 13,2016 @ 6pm about the application of a Solar Farm. One will be 2.5 - 3 acres and the Second will be 25 acres located on Rte. 414 on the Callahan Property. The town is looking for input from the neighbors and public.

Meeting will be held at the Grace Lee church on corner of Chambers Rd. and Rte. 414.

The next town board meeting is the second Thursday of the month at 7pm.

Minutes of the last meeting.

The 2016 Adopted Budget is now available for download (pdf).

Also the 2016 Town Of Catlin tax rate pdf.

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 , Gene Unwin

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:First & third Wednesday, 5:00 – 6:30 pm for payments in person
Court Hours: First & third 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.

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 $5.00 per 1000 gallons used (Eff. 4/1/16)
Starting 4/1/16 we are changing penalty fee from 20% plus $10.00 to a much more simple $30.00 flat rate.

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.