Clerical Fees

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.
  • Planning Board Application: $35.

Unbagged yard debris in street May 15 - Oct 15. $50 fine, if not subsequently removed, an additional $10/day (except due to wind/storm damage).

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.



  • 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 February 1st and August 1st of each year.