Departments

It is our goal to provide you with an online one-stop shop for all information about the Town of Stillwater. With this in mind, Town employees are committed to serving the citizens of Stillwater to ensure that Stillwater provides quality and timely services. Below are links to all of the Town's offices and services.

Town Hall

The Town Offices located at the Town Hall are: Supervisor's Office, Town Clerk, Assessor, Tax Collector, Building Planning & Development, Office of Fiscal Management and the Stillwater Town Court.

The Town Hall is located at 881 Hudson Ave Stillwater, next to All Saints on the Hudson Church in the Village of Stillwater. The Town Hall is open Monday through Friday 8am until 3:30pm. Summer hours may vary within the individual offices.

Town Clerks Office

Town Clerk's Office Hours are Monday-Thursday 8-3:30 and Friday 8-3
Summer Hours—Memorial Day thru Labor Day  Monday – Thursday  8-3:30 and Friday 8-11:30

Phone: (518) 664-6148 EXT. 20

Building, Planning and Development

The Building, Planning and Development Department offers the following services:

  • Coordinating the review of applications for major and minor subdivisions, commercial site plans, special uses, and Planned Development Districts. Applications and information for submittals to the Planning Board and Zoning Board are available in the department or by clicking on the links below. Please email the department director prior to submittal of applications to the Planning or Zoning Boards to schedule a meeting to discuss submittal requirements.
  • Issuance of all Building Permits and building inspections.  All inspections MUST be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance and you MUST speak with someone from our staff.  Inspection request will not be accepted via voicemail message.
  • 911 Addressing conflicts and new address assignments.
  • All aspects of Stormwater Management for the Town in relation to the GP-0-15-003 Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems Permit.
  • Fire Inspections for commercial and multi-family residential uses.

If you have any questions, please contact our department to discuss.  Emails are always preferred.

Office of Assessment

The assessing office is a six year appointed position. Responsible for collecting and valuing new construction; processing all exemptions pertaining to real property tax; corrections of errors; processing sale transfers; and stating level of assessment.

Office of Fiscal Management

The Office of Fiscal Management is responsible for the financial affairs of the Town of Stillwater. This office oversees the expenditures as well as the revenues in the Town.  Colleen Zabielski has taken over the position of Director of Fiscal Management as of July 2011. This office works closely with the Supervisor and all other Department heads in maintaining fiscal integrity and accountability.

Animal Control Office
Tax Collector

The Town of Stillwater is a Town of the second class.  Collecting officers in Towns of the second class are known as Tax Collectors.  This is an elected position with a two year term.  Before entering upon the duties of the office, it is required that all tax collecting officers take and subscribe the Constitutional oath of office.  In addition, an official undertaking or bond, which guarantees the faithful performance of the office, must be executed and filed in the Town Clerk’s Office.  Once the Tax Collector has taken the oath and executed the bond, she becomes the insurer and guarantor of all moneys, securities, books, papers and records that the law provides shall be in her custody

Town Court

881 Hudson Ave Stillwater, NY 12170 (Physical address)
Phone: (518) 664-6946  Fax:  (518) 664-9837

Police Department
Town Historian
Water Department

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your drinking water, please contact Mark Minick, Superintendent of Highways, Town of Stillwater, 1 Lansing Road, Stillwater, New York 12170, Phone: (518) 664-4611.

Emergency Management Plan

The Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMO)

Downloadable Forms & Notices
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