20 Hammond Street, Port Jervis, NY 12771 | 845.858.4000 | Business Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.


City Offices

Animal Control

Jeff Ewing

Animal Control Officer

The Animal Control Officer deals with all animal related incidents in the City of Port Jervis and works on-call.

Assessor’s Office

Teresa Spradling

City Assessor

The primary responsibility of the Assessment Office is to maintain equitable assessments and authorize property tax exemptions.

Building/Code Enforcement Office

David Rivera - Building Official

Building Official

The Port Jervis Building Department administers and enforces the New State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building codes, the Port Jervis City codes and Zoning Law and all reference standards that apply to the above, to ensure the safety, health, and welfare of the general public.

City Clerk’s Office

Laura Quick

City Clerk-Treasurer

The City Clerk-Treasurer advises and guides the Mayor and Common Council of the City of Port Jervis on the adoption of a financial plan to operate the City during its fiscal year, which is January 1st through December 31st.

City Court



Civil Service Commission

Cheryl Biccum


2nd Tuesday of each month at 1:00pm - Youth Center Pike Street

Community Development Agency

Valerie Maginsky

CDA Director

4th Wednesday of each month @ 7:00pm - 2nd Floor Youth Center on Pike Street

The Port Jervis Community Development Agency is designated by the City of Port Jervis as the local administrator of federal, state and local funds.

Corporation Council

Will Frank


Fire Department

Keith Brown

Fire Chief

The Port Jervis Fire Department is dedicated to safeguarding the lives, property, and environment of our community through exceptional services in education, preparedness, prevention and prompt response to emergency incidents.

Fire Inspector

Robert Brady

Fire Inspector

The Bureau of Fire Prevention (BFP) is responsible for enforcement of the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code.

Housing Authority

The Port Jervis Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 75 affordable rental units.

Industrial Development Agency

Maria Mann

3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm - Common Council Chambers

Industrial Development Agencies (IDAs) are public benefit corporations originally authorized by the Industrial Development Agency Act of 1969 (GMU §858) and governed by the provisions of Article 18-A of the General Municipal Law.

Public Works/Water Department (DPW)

Jack Farr

DPW Director Steven Duryea, Asst. DPW Director

The function of the Department of Public Works is to maintain and service the city's infrastructure systems.
Mission Statement of Department

Recreation Department

John V. Faggione

Director of Recreation

The Port Jervis Recreation Department's function is to provide the community with recreational and healthy activities for all age groups.