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
    Oct
    23
    14:32

    Board Meeting 10.26.2020

    3 day(s) 9 hour(s) 15 minute(s) ago
    The Village of Ballston Spa Board of Trustees meeting will be held at 7:00pm via Zoom on Monday October 26, 2020. In order to attend, you must contact the Village Clerk during normal business hours M-...
  • Fri
    Oct
    23
    09:22

    Agenda 10.26.2020

    3 day(s) 14 hour(s) 25 minute(s) ago
    Please find the agenda for the upcomming board meeting on 10.26.2020 below: Agenda_10.26.20.pdf
  • Thu
    Oct
    15
    11:56

    2020 Village Economic Developm...

    11 day(s) 11 hour(s) 51 minute(s) ago
    Please find the complete 2020 Village Economic Development Plan as put togther by Saratoga County Prosperity partnership by following the the link below: https://saratogapartnership.org/wp-content/up...
  • Tue
    Oct
    13
    11:36

    Board Meeting 10.13.2020

    13 day(s) 12 hour(s) 11 minute(s) ago
    The Village of Ballston Spa Board of Trustees meeting will be held at 7:00pm via Zoom on TUESDAY October 13, 2020. In order to attend, you must contact the Village Clerk during normal business hours M...
  • Wed
    Sep
    30
    08:42

    Zoning Board of Appeals 9.30.2...

    26 day(s) 15 hour(s) 5 minute(s) ago
    The Village of Ballston Spa Zoning Board of Appeals meeting will be held at 7:00pm via Zoom on Wednesday September 30, 2020. In order to attend, you must contact the Village Clerk during normal busine...
  • Thu
    Sep
    24
    15:35

    Agenda 9.28.2020

    32 day(s) 8 hour(s) 11 minute(s) ago
    Attached is the agenda for the upcoming Board of Trustees meeting held via Zoom. Agenda_9.28.20.pdf
  • Mon
    Sep
    21
    13:39

    Revenue Advisory Committee

    35 day(s) 10 hour(s) 8 minute(s) ago
    Attached find the Revenue Advisory Committee Agenda for 9.22.2020  Revenue_Advisory_Committee_Agenda_9-22-20_002.pdf Meeting will be witheld at 7PM on Zoom. Zoom details are within.
  • Tue
    Sep
    15
    09:31

    Park & Tree Board Meeting Agen...

    41 day(s) 14 hour(s) 16 minute(s) ago
    Park_and_Tree_Board_Agenda_09.15.20.pdf The link above has the agenda and Zoom info for the upcoming Park & Tree Board meeting.
  • Tue
    Sep
    15
    09:31

    Park & Tree Board Meeting Agen...

    41 day(s) 14 hour(s) 16 minute(s) ago
    Park_and_Tree_Board_Agenda_09.15.20.pdf The link above has the agenda and Zoom info for the upcoming Park & Tree Board meeting.

Daily Calendar

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Upcoming Events

14 Oct 2020;
07:00AM -
Planning Board Meeting
26 Oct 2020;
07:00PM -
Village Board Meeting
09 Nov 2020;
07:00PM -
Village Board 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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