Village of Ballston Spa
Village of Ballston Spa
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

  • Wed
    May
    27
    14:52

    Drive-thru Food Drive

    1 day(s) 18 hour(s) 43 minute(s) ago
    Friday May 29th Ballston Spa High School will be hosting a drive thru food drive. Please more details in the attachment below. Food_Drive_5.29.2020
  • Wed
    May
    20
    14:43

    Meter Cards and Payments

    8 day(s) 18 hour(s) 52 minute(s) ago
    ****DUE TO THE COVID PANDEMIC, WE ARE ENCOURAGING ANYONE THAT IS MAKING A PAYMENT OR DROPPING OFF A METER CARD, PLEASE PLACE IT IN OUR DROP BOX OUT FRONT OF THE OFFICE OR MAIL IT IN****
  • Wed
    May
    20
    12:22

    Approved Budget 2020-2021

    8 day(s) 21 hour(s) 13 minute(s) ago
    2020-2021_Adopted_Budget.pdf Attached is the approved budget for June 1, 2020 - May 31, 2021. 
  • Tue
    May
    19
    09:58

    Park & Tree Board Meeting Agen...

    9 day(s) 23 hour(s) 37 minute(s) ago
    Park_and_Tree_Board_Agenda_05.19.20.pdf Agenda and Zoom meeting instructions for Park & Tree Board agenda attached.
  • Mon
    May
    11
    12:16

    Planning Board Agenda 05.13.20

    17 day(s) 21 hour(s) 19 minute(s) ago
    AGENDA_5.13.20.pdf Attached is the agenda for the upcoming Planning Board meeting via Zoom.  The Village of Ballston Spa Planning Board meeting will be held at 7 pm via Zoom on Wednesday, May 1...
  • Fri
    May
    08
    10:23

    Agenda 5.11.20

    20 day(s) 23 hour(s) 11 minute(s) ago
    Agenda_5.11.20_and_Attachments.pdf The agenda and attachments for the Board of Trustees meeting taking place via Zoom on 5/11/20.  The Village of Ballston Spa Board of Trustees meeting will be ...
  • Mon
    Apr
    27
    13:37

    ZBA Agenda 04.29.20

    31 day(s) 19 hour(s) 58 minute(s) ago
    ZBA_Agenda_04.29.20.pdf Click above for the agenda for the upcoming ZBA meeting on 4/29/20.  The Village of Ballston Spa Zoning Board of Appeals meeting will be held at 7:00pm via Zoom on Wedne...
  • Fri
    Apr
    24
    09:36

    Agenda 04.27.20

    34 day(s) 23 hour(s) 58 minute(s) ago
    Agenda_04.27.20.pdf Agenda for the Board of Trustees meeting on 04.27.20
  • Tue
    Apr
    14
    15:10

    State of Emergency Updated 04....

    44 day(s) 18 hour(s) 25 minute(s) ago
    STATE_OF_EMERGENCY_EXTENSION.pdf Please click above for more information on the updated state of emergency during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Daily Calendar

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Upcoming Events

13 Jun 2020;
12:00AM
Birdhouse Festival
16 Jun 2020;
07:00PM -
Park & Tree Board Meeting
24 Jun 2020;
07:00PM -
ZBA 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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