Parking Permits for the Disabled

If you are a resident of the Town of Brookhaven with a qualifying disability as defined by the State of New York, you can obtain an application for a parking permit for the disabled from the Town Clerk’s Office at 1 Independence Hill, Farmingville. Persons living within the incorporated villages of Mastic Beach, Patchogue, Port Jefferson and Bellport must obtain the application and their permit at their village hall.

Parking permits issued to individuals with a permanent disability are valid for five (5) years. Temporary Parking Permits are valid for a maximum of six (6) months and are issued to any resident who is certified by a physician as being temporarily unable to walk without the help of an assistive device.

View the Parking Permit for the Disabled Application

Identification Requirements
Applications for New, Renewal and Lost/Stolen Permits must be submitted with copies of one of the following:
• Valid Driver’s License
• Valid DMV issued Non-Driver Photo ID (NDID)

If you do not have a valid Driver’s License or Non-Driver’s ID, accepted alternative proofs of identity are listed below. Please note if your proof of identity does not list your current physical address, additional proof of residency will be required.

Alternate Proof of Identity
• Valid Passport
• Valid US Military ID
• Veteran Photo ID
• Suffolk County Handicapped Identification Card
• Pistol Permit
• Government Issued Photo ID
• Current Employee or School ID
• Residence ID

If the following are submitted as proof of identity, the parking permit will be mailed to the applicant:
• Utility or telephone bill dated within the last six (6) months
• Letter from a government agency dated within the last (6) months
• Pay stubs dated within the last six (6) months

Proof of Residency Requirements
If your driver’s license or NDID does not list your current physical address, a utility bill, bank/credit card statement, pay stub or letter from a government agency that includes your name and current physical address dated within the last six (6) months must also be submitted with your application.

New Permits
Part I of the application is to be filled out and signed by the applicant. A Parent/Guardian shall sign the application for applicants under the age of 18. Guardianship papers or Power of Attorney must be provided if the applicant is 18 years of age or older and unable to sign. If your mail is delivered to a P.O. Box, you must also include your street address on the application.

Part II of the application must be completed (including diagnosis and professional license number) and signed by your physician (MD, DO, NP, PA or DPM). Chiropractors (DC) are not considered “physicians” under the Vehicle and Traffic Law, Sec. 1203.

You may return the application in person or by mail (NO FAX COPIES OR PHOTOCOPIES) to the address listed on the top of the application. If someone other than the applicant brings in the application, they must provide all documentation as listed above. Mail is processed promptly and you will receive your permit within a few days.

Renewal Permits

If renewing a permit, the expiring permit MUST BE RETURNED. Part I and Part II of the application must be completed for all permit renewals. If your permit was issued from another municipality, you must file an application as a new resident.

You may return the application in person or by mail (NO FAX COPIES OR PHOTOCOPIES) to the address listed on the top of the application. If someone other than the applicant brings in the application, they must provide all documentation as listed above. Mail is processed promptly and you will receive your permit within a few days.

Lost or Stolen Permits
If your permit was lost or stolen, you must sign a sworn affidavit and have it notarized. You must also complete and sign Part I of the permit application. (NO FAX COPIES OR PHOTOCOPIES)

The affidavit mentioned above states that you would be issued ONE (1) replacement tag. If the replacement tag is lost or stolen the Town Clerk’s Office may not issue you another tag. You will have the option of going to the Department of Motor Vehicles for plates.

View the Parking Permit for the Disabled Lost or Stolen Affidavit

If you need additional assistance, please call 631-451-9124 or 631-451-7093.

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Hours of Operation:
Regular Hours of Operation:
Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday through Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Research Hours:
Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Special Hours:
*Mondays: visitors must sign in before 6:45 p.m. 
*Land Use applications: between 9am and 3pm
*Marriage License applicant should arrive no later than fifteen minutes prior to the close of business

Contact Information:
Donna Lent, Town Clerk
Patricia Ryan, Chief Deputy Town Clerk
Lauren Thoden, Deputy Town Clerk
Barbara Davidman, Executive Assistant

One Independence Hill, Farmingville, NY 11738
(631) 451-9101, phone -- (631) 451-9264, fax

A Service Fee of 2.35% will be added to all credit card transactions. The minimum fee will be $1.50.