Closing of Town Clerk's Office

Please be advised that the Town Clerk's office will be closed on Friday October 10th for renovations. The office will reopen on Monday October 13th. We apologize for any inconvience this may cause.

Notice to All Wawayanda Residents

The Assessors Office is in the process of updating our records to ensure current inventory of all properties.
The Assessor and Data Collector will be taking exterior photos for the next several months.
If anyone has any concerns please contact the Assessor's Office at 845-355-5700, Option 9

Ridgebury Lake Water - Hydrant Flushing

Ridgebury Lake Water District

We will be flusing hudrants on Tuesday, May 13th from 9:00am to 4:00pm with a rain date of Wednesday, May 14th. Please, as always
refrain from using water during this time and turn off all water filters or water softeners.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation in this matter.

Open Fires and Restrictions

Effective on October 14, 2009, all open burning is prohibited in New York with several exceptions including the following:

  • Campfires less than 3 feet in height and 4 feet in length, width or diameter are allowed.
  • Small cooking fires are allowed.
  • Fires cannot be left unattended and must be fully extinguished.
  • Only charcoal or clean, untreated or unpainted wood can be burned.
  • Ceremonial or celebratory bonfires are allowed.

In towns with a total population less than 20,000, you may burn tree limbs with attached leaves. The limbs must be less than 6 inches in diameter and 8 feet in length (also referred to as brush). However, this is not allowed from March 16 through May 14 due to the increased risk of wildfires.

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