*** Town office and Planning and Zoning are now open. Please make an appointment with our Town Clerk to help you. ***

- The Town of Nelson is taking extra care to ensure risks are reduced at our facilities, such as at the Town Hall and other facilities.

- Employees are being told to stay home if they have symptoms of upper respiratory illness or meet the travel or exposure criteria for the illness.

- To limit employee-to-employee, and subsequent employee-to-resident exposure, the Town staff is performing any work they can using remote access instead of in-person support.

- If you are sick, or have symptoms of upper respiratory illness, please do not visit the Town facilities.

- If you are in an at-risk group, please limit your exposure to crowds to protect yourself.

- Many questions that you may have can be answered over the phone, by email or online:

- The main line to the Town Hall is (315) 655-8582 Please call before you make a trip to the Town office, as many questions can be answered over the phone.

- Our website is – On the website there are phone numbers and emails listed for each Department.

- The Town of Nelson is in contact with the Madison County Health Department and Madison County Emergency Management Services.


The Town of Nelson, Madison County, NY USA

Town Supervisor: Jim Cunningham
Town Clerk: Debbie Costello
4085 Nelson Road Cazenovia, NY 13035
Phone: 315-655-8582
Fax: 315-655-8583
Joe Deyo – Supervisor
Phone: 315-662-7942 -or- 315-447-0256
Town Assessor: Brian Fitts
phone: (315) 684-9052
Code Enforcement Officer: Roger Cook
Hours at the Town Hall: Monday, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Wednesday, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Phone: 315-655-8582 ext 5
Dog Control Officer: Gordon Baker
Phone: 315-559-7279
Town Justice: Karin H. Marris
Phone: (315) 655-8582 ext. 6

Upcoming Meeting Dates

09 Feb 2021;
07:30AM -
Planning Board Meeting
11 Feb 2021;
06:30PM -
Town Board Meeting
16 Feb 2021;
07:00PM -
ZBA Meeting
09 Mar 2021;
07:30AM -
Planning Board Meeting
11 Mar 2021;
06:30PM -
Town Board Meeting
16 Mar 2021;
07:00PM -
ZBA Meeting
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