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

  • Fri
    Feb
    19
    12:54

    Police Procedures Zoom Meeting

    6 day(s) 22 hour(s) 1 minute(s) ago
    The Village of Ballston Spa Committee on Police Procedures meeting will be held at 7:00pm via Zoom on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. In order to attend, you must contact the Village Office during norma...
  • Wed
    Feb
    03
    15:18

    Board of Trustees Meeting

    22 day(s) 19 hour(s) 37 minute(s) ago
    The Village of Ballston Spa Board of Trustees meeting will be held at 7:00pm via Zoom on Monday February 22, 2021. ** In order to attend, you must contact the Village office during normal business hou...
  • Tue
    Feb
    02
    15:30

    Historic District Commission M...

    23 day(s) 19 hour(s) 25 minute(s) ago
    The Village of Ballston Spa Historic District Commission meeting will be held at 9:00am via Zoom on Friday February 5, 2021. In order to attend, you must contact the Village office during normal busin...
  • Wed
    Jan
    27
    14:36

    Water Bills

    29 day(s) 20 hour(s) 19 minute(s) ago
    Water/Sewer bills will be mailed out 1/29 and are due by 2/22. If you do not receive your bill by 2/5, please call the Village Office at 518.885.5711.
  • Tue
    Jan
    26
    08:52

    Zoning Board of Appeals Meetin...

    31 day(s) 2 hour(s) 3 minute(s) ago
    The Village of Ballston Spa Zoning Board of Appeals meeting will be held at 7:00pm via Zoom Wednesday January 27 at 7:00pm. In order to attend, you must contact the Village Office during normal busine...
  • Wed
    Jan
    13
    08:37

    Police Procedures Meetings

    44 day(s) 2 hour(s) 18 minute(s) ago
    The Village of Ballston Spa Committee on Police Procedures meetings will be held at 7:00pm via Zoom on Wednesday, January 27, February 10 and 24. In order to attend, you must contact the Village Offic...
  • Wed
    Jan
    13
    08:35

    Election Information

    44 day(s) 2 hour(s) 20 minute(s) ago
    Absentee ballot applications for the March 16, 2021 Village of Ballston Spa election for 2 Trustee and 1 Justice position are available in the Village Clerks office Monday - Friday, except holidays fr...
  • Tue
    Jan
    12
    11:27

    Pat Morrissey

    44 day(s) 23 hour(s) 28 minute(s) ago
    In appreciation of his 30 years of service to the Village of Ballston Spa, and his ceaseless efforts to keep our fleet of vehicles on the road and serving the people of the Village, the Board of Trust...
  • Wed
    Jan
    06
    12:33

    Board of Trustees Meeting

    50 day(s) 22 hour(s) 22 minute(s) ago
    The Village of Ballston Spa Board of Trustees meeting will be held at 7:00pm via Zoom on Monday January 11, 2021. In order to attend, you must contact the Village during normal business hours M-F 8:30...

Daily Calendar

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Upcoming Events

16 Feb 2021;
07:00PM -
Park and Tree Board Meeting
22 Feb 2021;
08:00AM - 04:00PM
Water/Sewer payments are due
24 Feb 2021;
07:00PM -
Police Procedures Zoom Meeting

Calendar at a Glance 2019

2019 Main & Ongoing

First Fridays of each month: Evening activities throughout downtown

  • Movies in the Park 2019:
    First Fridays of June, July, Aug in Wiswall Park
  • 2019 Village Pool Lessons Registration Weekend: 
  • June 15 & 16, 9 a.m. to noon
  • See Village News for complete schedule
Farmers Market: June 15 - Sept. 28, 2019:
  • Wiswall Park, Thursdays 3 p.m. – 6 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m. – noon
  • Concerts in the Park
  • Wiswall Park, Thursdays 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

 June

  • Annual Sar County Bottle Show & Sale, June 2, County Fairgrounds
  • Village Wide Garage Sale, June 8 - 9 throughout Village
  • Saratoga Balloon & BBQ Festival, June 21 - 23, County Fairgrounds

 July

  • Saratoga County Fair, July 23 - 28, 2019

 August 

  • Ice Cream Social, Wiswall Park, August 1, featuring Union Fire Co. Band
  • Swim Under Stars, Village Pool, August 10, 8 p.m. to midnight

 September

  • Irish 2000 Music and Arts Festival, Saratoga County Fairgrounds Sept. 13 & 14.

 October

       * The Way We Were Car Show, Oct. 13 downtown. Raindate Oct. 20

 November

  • Community Thanksgiving Dinner, Union Fire Company, Thanksgiving Day November 28

 December

  • Victorian Christmas Parade & Family Festivities, December 6
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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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