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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Upcoming Events

21 Oct 2017;
03:00PM - 07:30PM
Falling Leaves Festival
23 Oct 2017;
07:30PM -
Village Board Meeting
13 Nov 2017;
07:30PM -
Village Board Meeting

Calendar at a Glance 2017

2017 Main & Ongoing

  • Movies in the Park: TBA
    Wiswall Park
  • 2017 Village Pool Lessons Registration Weekend:
  • Saturday June 17, 9 a.m. - 12 noon
  • Sunday   June 18, 9 a.m. - 12 noon
  • Swim Lessons Session:
  • 6 weeks, every other weekday rotation June 26th - August 4th.
  • Farmers Market: June 14 - Sept. 30, 2017
    Wiswall Park, Thursdays 3 p.m. – 6 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m. – noon.
  • Concerts in the Park:
    Wiswall Park, Thursday evenings 6-8 p.m.

April

        * Easter Egg Hunt, April 2, 2017, Milton Community Center, 1 - 4 p.m.

May

        * GottaGetGon Folk Festival, May 26-29, 2017 Saratoga County Fairgrounds.

June

  • Village Wide Garage Sale & Antiques Festival, June 10 - 11, 2017.
  • 3rd Annual Balloon & Craft Festival: June 16 - 18, 2017, Saratoga County Fairgrounds, 12 noon - 9 p.m.
  • Family Fun Day at Saratoga County Fairgrounds, June 25, 2017, 3:00 - 9:30 p.m.
  • National Bottle Museum Show & Sale, June 4, 2017, Saratoga County Fairgrounds.

 July

  • Saratoga County Fair, July 18 - 23, 2017.

 August

  • Ballston Spa Int'l Short Film Festival, Iron Spring Park, August 4 - 5, 2017.
  • Adirondack Circuit AKC Dog Show, Saratoga County Fairgrounds, August 9-13, 2017.
  • World's Largest Yard Sale, Saratoga County Fairgrounds, August 5, 2017.
  • Swimming Under the Stars, Village Municipal Pool, August 5, 2017, 8 p.m. - midnight.

 September

  • Irish 2000 Festival, Saratoga County Fairgrounds, September 15 & 17, 2017.
  • Antique Truck & Tractor Show, Saratoga County Fairgrounds, September 23 - 24, 2017.

 October

  • Goat Brothers Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet, Saratoga County Fairgrounds, October 7, 2017.
  • The Way We Were Car Show, Front St., October 15, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Falling Leaves Festival, Kelley Park, October 21, 2017, 3:00 - 7:30 p.m.

 November

  • Community Thanksgiving Dinner, Union Fire Company, Thanksgiving Day November 23, 2017.

 December

  • Victorian Christmas Parade & Family Festivities, December 2017.
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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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