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

Rates & Forms: Please download the form(s) you need. If you do not have a PDF reader, get it here. Take a moment to note special instructions for a form if there are any. Rates appear below the forms - they may be subject to change from time to time.

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Application for Death Record (pdfDownload)

Fee: $10.00.
Note: The form must be completely filled out. Provide a copy of your ID. Provide a SASE if you would like the record mailed to you, and send to 66 Front St, Ballston Spa, NY 12020. Fee is payable to Village of Ballston Spa. The death must have occured in the Village to apply for this record.

Application for Birth Record (pdfDownload)

Fee: $10.00.
Note: The form must be completely filled out. Provide a copy of your ID. Provide a SASE if you would like the record mailed to you, and send to 66 Front St, Ballston Spa, NY 12020. Fee is payable to Village of Ballston Spa. You must have been born in the Village to apply for this record.

Application for Genealogical Services (pdfDownload)

$22.00 per 3 year search

Application for Parking Permit for Persons with Severe Disabilities (pdfDownload)

No fee

Application for Building Permit (pdfDownload)

Minimum: $50.00

Application and Appeal to pdf Zoning Board of Appeals (Download)

$35.00

Application for Chicken Permit pdfChicken_Permit_Info

$25.00

Village Rates

Clerical fees

Tax search 
$20.00
Birth Certificate 
$10.00 per copy
Death Certificate 
$10.00 per copy
Genealogical Search 
$22.00 per 3 year search
 
Zoning Board of Appeals Application 
$35.00
Planning Board Application 
$35.00
Area Use Variance Application 
$100
 
Water Tap (in the Village) 
$500.00 (3/4" tap)
Sewer Tap (out of Village)
$350.00
Street Opening (short side)
$400.00
Street Opening (long side) 
$500
 
 
Unbagged yard debris in street May 15 - Oct 15
     Notice given, after 10 days $10/day
 
 
*Water meter readings for real estate closings:
7+ days notice $100
3-6 days notice $150
Less than 3 days notice $200
*All real estate closing meter readings must be
read by a representative of the Village of Ballston Spa
Fee must be paid before or at the closing. Unpaid fees
will be added to the property tax bill with penalties

Building Permits

  1. Minimum fee: $50
  2. Residential: $0.10 per square foot
  3. Other than residential: $0.15 per square foot
Notes:
  • Any fees set by the Village Board of Trustees may be amended from time to time by resolution.
  • No permit shall be required for accessory structures under 125 square feet; provded, however, that all local setback requirements are met.
  • A building permit may be extended for a period of 12 months and thereafter for an additional six months for the prevailing fee. In no event shall a building permit be valid for more than 18 months.
 

Water rates for inside users

0-30,000 gallons
$62.21
30,001-50,000 gallons
$2.07
50,001-100,000 gallons
$2.10
100,001-150,000 gallons
$2.15
150,001-200,000 gallons
$2.22
200,001 and above gallons
$2.30
Notes:
  • Outside user rates are 3 times inside user rates
  • Meter cards go out June 1st and December 1st of each year
  • Water/Sewer bills go out January 31st and July 31st of each year

Sewer rates for inside users

0-30,000 gallons
$33.12
30,001-50,000 gallons
$1.02
50,001-100,000 gallons
$0.966
100,001-150,000 gallons
$0.911
150,001-200,000 gallons
$0.8
200,001 and above gallons
$0.773
Notes:
  • Outside user rates are 3 times inside user rates
  • Meter cards go out June 1st and December 1st of each year
  • Water/Sewer bills go out January 31st and July 31st of each year
 

Daily Calendar

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Upcoming Events

11 Dec 2019;
07:00PM -
Planning Board Meeting
18 Dec 2019;
07:00PM -
ZBA meeting
31 Dec 2019;
12:00AM
Survey Deadline

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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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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