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
    Sep
    06
    09:25

    Malta Medical Arts

    13 day(s) 1 hour(s) 37 minute(s) ago
    No cost testing for elligible unisured women aged 40 and over. September 24th from 4-7PM. Click on the attachment for more information. Malta_Medical_Arts_9.24.19.pdf
  • Fri
    Sep
    06
    08:59

    Request for Volunteers

    13 day(s) 2 hour(s) 4 minute(s) ago
    The Village of Ballston Spa is beginning an economic development planning exercise to be led by the Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership. As a part of that process we are asking for volunteers to se...
  • Fri
    Sep
    06
    08:53

    Board Meeting Agenda

    13 day(s) 2 hour(s) 9 minute(s) ago
    Please find the Agenda for the board meeting held on 9.9.19 Agenda_09-09-19.pdf
  • Fri
    Aug
    23
    09:08

    Board Meeting Agenda

    27 day(s) 1 hour(s) 54 minute(s) ago
    Please find the agenda for the board meeting that will be held on 8.26.19 Agenda_8-26-19.pdf
  • Mon
    Aug
    12
    13:14

    Village Board Meeting

    37 day(s) 21 hour(s) 48 minute(s) ago
    Attached is the Agenda for the 8.12.19 Board Meeting Agenda_8-12-19-2.pdf
  • Thu
    Aug
    08
    16:14

    Tax Assessment Analysis

    41 day(s) 18 hour(s) 49 minute(s) ago
    Attatched you will find an analysis of village taxes. We have taken all village properties and assessed the difference between Town VS Village assessment. As you can tell the difference will be minima...
  • Thu
    Aug
    08
    15:58

    From the Office of the Mayor

    41 day(s) 19 hour(s) 4 minute(s) ago
    Please find the most recent Village update from the Mayor.This letter was also sent out with inside the village- water and sewer users.  Village_Update.pdf
  • Wed
    Jul
    24
    11:07

    Active Shooter Training

    56 day(s) 23 hour(s) 56 minute(s) ago
    Town of Milton is holding an active shooter training on August 12th, 2019 at 6:00 PM. Please view the attachment for more information. Active20Shooter20TrainingAPRed.pdf
  • Wed
    Jul
    10
    09:31

    Rickett's Public Notice

    71 day(s) 1 hour(s) 32 minute(s) ago
    Ricketts_Dry_Cleaners-_Public_Notice.pdf

Daily Calendar

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Upcoming Events

23 Sep 2019;
07:00PM -
Village Board Meeting
24 Sep 2019;
04:00PM - 07:00PM
Malta Medical Arts
15 Oct 2019;
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 21

 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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