Village of Ballston Spa
Village of Ballston Spa

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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

  • Wed

    Police Procedures Meetings

    12 day(s) 16 hour(s) 12 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

    Election Information

    12 day(s) 16 hour(s) 14 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

    Pat Morrissey

    13 day(s) 13 hour(s) 22 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

    Board of Trustees Meeting

    19 day(s) 12 hour(s) 16 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...
  • Tue

    Ballston Spa Tree Guide Januar...

    20 day(s) 11 hour(s) 46 minute(s) ago
    Please click on the attached to view the January 2021 Ballston Spa Tree Guide. Ballston_Spa_Tree_Guide_Jan_2021_002.pdf
  • Mon

    Committee on Police Procedures

    21 day(s) 12 hour(s) 53 minute(s) ago
    The Village of Ballston Spa Committee on Police Procedures meeting will be held at 7:00pm via Zoom Wednesday, January 6, at 7:00pm. In order to attend, you must contact the Village Office during norma...
  • Wed

    Drive-thru Food Pantry

    26 day(s) 12 hour(s) 54 minute(s) ago
    BSNB will be hosting a Drive-Thru Food Pantry on Thursday, January 14, 2021 Date and Time: Thursday, Thursday, January 14th, 10:00 am – while supplies last.  Please arrive no earlier than 10:00 ...
  • Mon

    Village Elections

    28 day(s) 8 hour(s) 58 minute(s) ago
    The Village has elections on March 16 for two members of the Board of Trustees and one Village Justice. We are told that the Republican and Democratic Parties will not be nominating candidates this ye...
  • Wed

    Employment Opportunity

    40 day(s) 16 hour(s) 4 minute(s) ago
    Village DPW looking for a part-time person to assist with snow removal. For more details, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. documen...

Daily Calendar

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Upcoming Events

27 Jan 2021;
07:00PM -
Police Procedures Zoom Meeting
10 Feb 2021;
07:00PM -
Police Procedures Zoom Meeting
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.


  • 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


  • Saratoga County Fair, July 23 - 28, 2019


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


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


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


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


  • Victorian Christmas Parade & Family Festivities, December 6

Who to reach

Village Clerk pay taxes, water and sewer bills, for tax searches, birth and death certificates, bingo licenses, handicapped and other permits...

(518) 885-5711


Planning Board have plans reviewed and approved prior to issuance of building permits for multi-tenant buildings and land subdivisions.



Zoning Board of Appeals resolve questions about the interpretation of Village zoning laws and issuing special use permits.



Building Department obtain permits for new construction, repairs, fences, signs, pools, and to obtain a firesafety inspection...



Village Assessor obtain an estimate of the value of a property and have it listed with all the taxable and nontaxable Village properties.



Board of Assessment Review hear and review any challenges to property assessment.



Public Works inquire about street, water and sewer maintenance, snow removal, leaf and brush pickup and park maintenance...



Historian's Office review and research Village history as well as genealogies or the histories of specific properties and/or buildings.



Historic District Commission maintain the historic character and integrity of Village properties prior to issuing building permits.




Immediate Assistance: 911

(518) 885-5033
(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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