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

  • Tue
    Nov
    26
    15:50

    Leaf pickup

    9 day(s) 2 hour(s) 13 minute(s) ago
    Please see below for information on yard waste pickup information. Yard_waste_pick_up.pdf
  • Fri
    Nov
    22
    15:01

    Agenda 11.25.19

    13 day(s) 3 hour(s) 2 minute(s) ago
    Please find the agenda for the board meeting being held on 11/25/19 Agenda_11.25.19.pdf
  • Fri
    Nov
    22
    10:15

    Focus Group Summary

    13 day(s) 7 hour(s) 48 minute(s) ago
    Ballston_Spa_Focus_Group_Summary.pdf
  • Wed
    Nov
    20
    09:05

    Survey

    15 day(s) 8 hour(s) 58 minute(s) ago
    As you may have seen... the water meter cards sent out at the end of November/early December has a blurb to take a survey! The Village of Ballston Spa has begun the NextWave Communities Prog...
  • Thu
    Nov
    14
    12:27

    Notice of Public Meeting - Eco...

    21 day(s) 5 hour(s) 36 minute(s) ago
    The public is welcome to attend the upcoming meeting regarding the Village's economic development plan. Public_Meeting_-_economic_development_plan.pdf
  • Tue
    Nov
    12
    14:51

    Agenda 11.12.19

    23 day(s) 3 hour(s) 12 minute(s) ago
    Please find the agenda for the board meeting being held 11.12.19 Agenda_11-12-19.pdf
  • Fri
    Oct
    25
    12:43

    Board Meeting Agenda 10.28.19

    41 day(s) 6 hour(s) 20 minute(s) ago
    Below is the agenda for the upcoming board meeting on 10/28/19 Agenda_10.28.19.pdf
  • Fri
    Oct
    25
    11:33

    ZBA Agenda 11.06.19

    41 day(s) 7 hour(s) 30 minute(s) ago
    Please see attachment for upcoming ZBA meeting. ZBA_Agenda_11.06.19.pdf
  • Mon
    Oct
    21
    13:33

    RAC Agenda 10.24.19

    45 day(s) 5 hour(s) 30 minute(s) ago
    Please see attachment for agenda for upcoming RAC meeting. Revenue_Advisory_Committee_Agenda_10-24-19.pdf

Daily Calendar

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Upcoming Events

06 Dec 2019;
06:30PM -
Holiday Parade
09 Dec 2019;
07:00PM -
Village Board Meeting
18 Dec 2019;
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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