Village of Ballston Spa
Village of Ballston Spa
Village Office
(518) 885~5711

Frequently Asked Questions

  • 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.

  • When does the Village send out Water Meter Reading Cards? +

    Meter cards go out June 1st and December 1st of each year.

  • When does the Village send out Water/Sewer Bills? +

    Water/Sewer bills go out January 31st and July 31st of each year.

  • When does the Village send out Tax Bills? +

    June 1st.

  • 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.

  • I am selling my home, how do I close out my Water Bill? +

    You must provide the following to the Village Office in writing or by fax (518-885-0512) AT LEAST 24 HOURS PRIOR to closing:

    Address of home

    Meter Reading

    New owner's name and contact information

    Closing Attorney name, phone and fax

  • How can I get information about my property taxes? +

    Assessment records are maintained for free at the Village Clerk's Office.

  • What is the phone number for the Village Court? +

    The phone number is (518) 885-6393.

  • What are the deadlines for Planning Board and/or Zoning Board of Appeals meetings? +

    Applications for the Zoning Board of Appeals and the Planning Board must be filled out at the Village Clerk's Office. Prior to filling an application to the Village Zoning Board of Appeals or Planning Board, please contact the Village Building Inspector at (518) 885-5711.

    Planning Board deadline: 3rd Wednesday of the previous month.

    Zoning Board of Appeals deadline: 1st Friday of the month.

  • How do I get in touch with Saratoga County Court? +

    Supreme and County Court: (518) 451-8840 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

    Family Court: (518) 451-8888 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

    Surrogate's Court: (518) 451-8830 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

    Commissioner of Jurors Office: (518) 451-8850 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

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Quick Code FAQs

  • Zoning Regulations +

  • Outdoor fires +

  • No Soliciting +

  • Noise +

  • Games of Chance & Bingo +

  • Street parking and related streets regulations +

  • Dogs & Other Animals +

  • Alcoholic Beverages +

  • Streets & Sidewalks +

  • Building Code Administration & Enforcement +

  • Public Parks Use +

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Daily Calendar

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Upcoming Events

26 Nov 2018;
07:00PM -
Village Board Meeting
10 Dec 2018;
07:00PM -
Village Board Meeting
14 Jan 2019;
07:00PM -
Village Board Meeting

Calendar at a Glance 2018

2018 Main & Ongoing

  • Movies in the Park 2018:
    First Fridays of June, July, Aug in Wiswall Park
  • 2018 Village Pool Lessons Registration Weekend: June 16-June 17, 9 am to noon
  • Swim Lessons Session:
  • 6 weeks, every other weekday rotation. June 25 - August 3, 2018.
  • FOR MORE POOL INFO SEE THE VILLAGE NEWS PAGE ON THIS SITE
  • Farmers Market: June 15 - Sept. 30, 2018:
    Wiswall Park, Thursdays 3 p.m. – 6 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m. – noon.
  • Concerts in the Park 2018:
    Wiswall Park. June 1, July 6, August 3: 7-8 p.m.

March

        * Easter Egg Hunt, March 25, 2018. Milton Community Center, 1 - 4 p.m.       

June

  • Village Wide Garage Sale & Antiques Festival, June 9 - June 10, 2018.
  • 4th Annual Balloon & Craft Festival, June 22 - 24, 2018. Saratoga County Fairgrounds, 12 noon - 9 p.m.
  • National Bottle Museum Show & Sale, June 3. Saratoga County Fairgrounds.

 July

  • Saratoga County Fair, July 24- 29, 2018.

 August

  • Swimming Under the Stars, Aug. 4, Village Pool,  8:00 p.m. - midnight.
  • Ice Cream Social, Aug. 2, 2018, featuring Union Fire Co. Band, Wiswall Park.

 September

  • Irish 2000 Music and Arts Festival, Sept. 15, 2018, Saratoga County Fairgrounds.

 October

       * The Way We Were Car Show, Sat. Oct.7, 2018. Raindate Sat. Oct. 14, 2018. Downtown.

 November

  • Community Thanksgiving Dinner, Union Fire Company, Thanksgiving Day November 22, 2018.

 December

  • Victorian Christmas Parade & Family Festivities, December 7, 2018.
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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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