News from Clerk's Office

Dear Pistol Permit Holder

News from Clerk's Office posted on Tue, 02/19/2013 - 11:03am
Cattaraugus County Pistol Permit Holders Opt-Out Request form

Cattaraugus County Pistol Permit Holders Opt-Out Request form

Dear Pistol Permit Holder:

New York State recently passed the “ NYSAFE ACT” which gives pistol permit holders the ability to “Opt-Out” and request that their permit information be kept private and confidential.

Little Valley DMV to close for two weeks

News from Clerk's Office posted on Thu, 11/08/2012 - 10:50am
Little Valley DMV Closed November 12-22, 2012

Little Valley DMV Closed November 12-22, 2012

The recent flooding in the Cattaraugus County Center caused severe damage to the Little Valley Motor Vehicle Office and the office will need to be closed for repairs. According to County Clerk James K. Griffith, the office will be closed on Monday, November 12, 2012 and all work should be completed by the end of the following week. The office will reopen Friday, November 23, 2012 at 8:00AM.

NYS DMV Announces Change in Cell Phone Violation Law

News from Clerk's Office posted on Tue, 02/15/2011 - 4:08pm

Driver License Points Added to Strengthen Distracted Driving Law, Decrease Cell Phone Use

Officials at the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) have announced that the Department will impose two points on the driving records of those who have been found guilty of driving while using a cell phone for offenses committed on or after February 16, 2011.  Previously, no points were assigned for talking on a cell phone although two points are assigned for texting while driving violations.

Empire Gold Plate Issuance

News from Clerk's Office posted on Fri, 02/26/2010 - 5:25pm

New York State License Plates

Per Dave Swarts, Commissioner of Motor Vehicles for New York State

This month, let me share with you some news about the pending issuance of new style license plates.

New Laws for Young Drivers

News from Clerk's Office posted on Fri, 02/26/2010 - 4:51pm

As of February 22, 2010 the following changes to New York’s Licensing Laws affect young drivers:

County Clerk Warns of Deed Copy Scam

News from Clerk's Office posted on Thu, 12/04/2008 - 11:01am

Cattaraugus County Clerk James K. Griffith is urging all county residents to be very aware of a company called "New York Retrieval Inc". This company is sending letters to property owners in the county offering to secure a certified copy of the deed for their property for a fee of nearly $60.00.

Enhanced Driver Licenses (EDL) available

News from Clerk's Office posted on Fri, 09/12/2008 - 2:59pm

Enhanced Drivers Licenses available 09/16/2008

All three Motor Vehicle Offices in Cattaraugus County will be offering the new Enhanced Driver Licenses beginning Tuesday, September 16, 2008 at 8:00am. The staff in the Olean, Little Valley and Delevan Offices have received training in the processing of these licenses which will allow border crossing between the United States, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda and the Caribbean without the need for a US Passport.

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