Village of Ballston Spa
Village of Ballston Spa

Welcome
to the
Village of Ballston Spa
"A Village of Friends"

Village Office
(518) 885~5711

Resident Quick FAQs

  • Village Sidewalks +

    Please take notice that pursuant to Village Law, Chapter 174, all property owners in the Village are responsible for the maintenance of all sidewalks that border their properties. This includes snow removal and repairs.

  • How do I get copies of Birth/Death Certificates? +

    Please download the form here. You may bring it directly to the office or mail it in with a copy of your ID and a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Please check the NYS Health Department (link here) list to be sure you are eligible to receive this information.

  • How can I get in touch with the Home Improvement Grant Office? +

    The Grant Office is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Grant Office can be reached at (518) 885-3167

  • Where can I pay my parking ticket? +

    You can pay at the Village Court (click here for more info).

  • What are the regulations about leaf and brush pickup? +

    If brush is being picked by County Waste, it must be bundled with string and 3 inches in diameter by no longer than 4 feet.

    If it is picked up by the Village, it must be bundled and no longer than 4' (for branches, etc.)

    Brush pickup ends in the last week of November.

    Note: County Waste provides this service for free. In the fall the Village requests that leaves and brush be separated.

  • How can I get information about my property taxes? +

    Assessment records are maintained for free at the Village Clerk's Office.

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Village News

  • Tue
    Jun
    14
    09:59

    Village's Open Burning Code

    107 day(s) 21 hour(s) 41 minute(s) ago
    As we approach the summer and fall seasons, members of the Village Board of Trustees, as a courtesy to our residents, would like to remind everyone of the Village's Open Burning Code: A. It shall be ...
  • Thu
    May
    26
    11:44

    Annual Audit Date Announced

    126 day(s) 19 hour(s) 57 minute(s) ago
    The Ballston Spa Village Board of Trustees will conduct the annual audit for the Village Treasurer's and Village Justice's financial records for the fiscal years 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 at 7:00 p.m. o...
  • Wed
    May
    18
    11:16

    Annual Water Report 2015

    134 day(s) 20 hour(s) 24 minute(s) ago
    Please click on the link to access the 2015 Annual Water Report.  2015_WATER_QUALITY_REPORT.pdf

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Upcoming Events

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Calendar at a Glance (2)

Main & Ongoing

  • Movies in the Park:
    Wiswall Park, June 3 2016, July 1 2016, August 5, 2016
  • Village Wide Garage Sale & Antiques Festival:
    June 11 & 12, 2016
  • 2nd Annual Balloon and Craft Festival:
    June 17 - 19, 2016, Saratoga County Fairgrounds, 12 noon - 9 p.m.
  • 2016 Village Pool Lessons Registration Weekend:
    June 18 & 19, 2016, 9 a.m. – noon
  • Farmers Market:
    Wiswall Park, June 9, 2016 – October 8,2016, Thursdays 3 p.m. – 6 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m. – noon
  • Concerts in the Park:
    Wiswall Park, June 23, 2016 – August 25,2016 Thursday evenings 6-8 p.m
  • Eagle Matt-Lee Fire Company 200th Anniversary Celebration:
    Saratoga County Fairgrounds, June 25, 2016, 11:30-9 p.m
      • Family Fun Day at Saratoga County Fairgrounds:
        June 26, 2016

    July

    • Saratoga County Fair: July 19, 2016- July 24, 2016

    August

    • Ballston Spa Film Festival: Iron Spring Park, August 5 & 6, 2016
    • Swimming Under the Stars, Village Municipal Pool, August 6, 2016, 8 p.m. to midnight

    September

    • Irish 2000 Festival: Saratoga County Fairgrounds, September 16, 2016 & 17, 2016

    October

    • Falling Leaves Festival, Kelley Park, October 22,2016

    November

    • Community Thanksgiving Dinner: Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 2016

    December

    • Victorian Christmas Parade & Family Festivities: December 2, 2016
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    Who to reach

    Village Clerk

    ...to pay taxes, water and sewer bills, for tax searches, birth and death certificates, bingo licenses, handicapped and other permits...

    (518) 885-5711

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    Planning Board

    ...to have plans reviewed and approved prior to issuance of building permits for multi-tenant buildings and land subdivisions.

    518-885-5711

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    Zoning Board of Appeals

    ...to resolve questions about the interpretation of Village zoning laws and issuing special use permits.

    518-885-5711

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    Building Department

    ...to obtain permits for new construction, repairs, fences, signs, pools, and to obtain a firesafety inspection...

    518-885-5711

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    Village Assessor

    ...to obtain an estimate of the value of a property and have it listed with all the taxable and nontaxable Village properties.

    518-885-5711

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    Board of Assessment Review

    ...to hear and review any challenges to property assessment.

    518-885-5711

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    Public Works

    ...to inquire about street, water and sewer maintenance, snow removal, leaf and brush pickup and park maintenance...

    518-885-6211

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    Historian's Office

    ...to review and research Village history as well as genealogies or the histories of specific properties and/or buildings.

    518-885-5711

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    Historic District Commission

    ...to maintain the historic character and integrity of Village properties prior to issuing building permits.

    518-885-5711

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    Emergency

    Immediate Assistance: 911

    Fire
    911
    Police
    (518) 885-5033
    Ambulance
    (518) 885-1478
    Animal Control
    (518) 885-5033

    Key Contacts

    Village Office
    (518) 885~5711
    Central School
    (518) 884~7195
    Public Library
    (518) 885~5022
    Community Center
    (518) 885~3261
    Village Court
    (518) 885~6393

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