Frequently Asked Questions
1) When does the Home Energy Tax repeal take effect?
June 1, 2010
2) What is the phone number for Department of Social Services?
For Customer Service Inquiries: 516-227-7474
For General Automated Service: 516-227-8519
To apply for food stamps online, Click Here
3) How do I get a copy of a birth certificate?
Contact your town clerk or city clerk.
Town of Oyster Bay - Town Clerk: 516-624-6336
Town of Hempstead - Town Clerk: 516-489-5000 Ext:3046
Town of North Hempstead - Town Clerk: 516-869-7646
City of Glen Cove - City Clerk: 516-676-3345
City of Long Beach - City Clerk: 516-431-1002
Village of Rockville Centre - Registrar: 516-678-9258
4) How do I pay a parking ticket online?
Online Parking Ticket Payment Service
5) How do I report a pothole on county roads?
Please call 516-571-6900 to report a pothole. This line is available 24 hrs a day.
6) How do I contact the County Clerk's office for Deeds and Liens?
Please call 516-571-2664 to speak to the County Clerk regarding this.
7) How do I find out who my County Legislator is?
Please visit MyNassau for a full list of your local officals and more information about what Government does for you. (Click Here)
8) How do I contact the County Clerk's office to establish a business in the County?
Please click here for business formation information
9) How do I contact the County Assessor's office?
Please call 516-571-1500 to speak to the Assessor's office.
10) How do I pay my taxes online?
Town of Oyster Bay Online Tax Payments
Town of Hempstead Online Tax Payments
Town of North Hempstead Online Tax Payments
11) How do I find the Long Island Rail Road and Long Island Bus schedule?
Long Island Rail Road Schedule
Long Island Bus Schedule
12) What's going on in the County Parks?
Click here to see what's going on in Nassau County Parks
13) How do I get information on affordable housing?
516-572-1900 Nassau County Office of Housing
You can also contact your local municipality:
Village of Freeport Housing Authority: 516-623-2508
Town of Hempstead Housing Authority: 516-485-9666
Town of Oyster Bay Housing Authority: 516-349-1000
Village of Great Neck Housing Authority: 516-482-2727
Village of Island Park Senior Housing Authority: 516-889-7570
City of Long Beach Housing Authority: 516-431-2444
Village of Rockville Centre Housing Authority: 516-536-4343
14) How do I get help if I 'm a veteran?
Please call veteran services at 516-572-8452
15) What is the history of the Nassau County Seal?
Check out this website to find out more about our county seal.