Christa M. Schafer
Penny Bishop

Clerk of the Board
Assistant Clerk of the Board

Delaware County

Clerk of the Board

Senator Charles D. Cook County Office Building
111 Main Street – Suite 1  ⋅ Delhi, NY 13753

V: 607-832-5110
F: 607-832-6011

Office Hours: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Monday – Friday (Except Holidays)



  • New Pistol Permit Packet available 9/12/2022 (9/9/2022) - As of September 12, 2022 the Delaware County, NY pistol permit application packet will be available for any resident who wishes to apply for a… {read more}
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Promote Gun Safety

Responsible Firearm Storage is the Law in New York State
  • Treat every firearm as if it were loaded.
  • Always keep the muzzle pointed in a safe direction.
  • Always keep your finger off the trigger and outside the trigger guard unless you intend to fire the weapon.
  • Store firearms securely from unauthorized persons and children.
  • Store ammunition securely and separately from firearms.
  • Follow safety recommendations when clearing or unloading a firearm. Repeat steps twice to be sure firearm is completely unloaded.
  • Familiarize yourself with and obey all federal, state, and local laws regarding the purchase, possession, carrying, use, storage, and disposition/sale of firearms.

Gun Safety in New York

NYS Information about the State’s gun laws