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WELCOME TO THE TOWN OF CHATHAM
488 State Route 295
Chatham, NY 12037

Phone: (518) 392-1655     Fax: (518) 392-4934

Email: townofchatham@fairpoint.net
Website: http://chathamnewyork.us

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Harmful Algae Bloom Kinderhook Lake 7-2-18

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

TO CONSIDER A NEW ZONING LAW FOR THE TOWN OF CHATHAM, NEW YORK.

NOTICE is hereby given that the Town Board of the Town of Chatham, Columbia County, NY, will hold a Public Hearing before enacting a New Zoning Law as follows:

 

Where and when: The public hearing will be held on August 2, 2018, at 6 PM at the Tri-Village Fire Company Meeting Room, 111 County Route 13, Old Chatham, NY 12136

Subject matter and purpose of the Public Hearing. The purpose of the public hearing is for the Town Board to take comments from the citizens of Chatham and the general public on a proposed new Zoning Law which is being considered by the Town Board for adoption. This is the opportunity for citizens and property owners in Chatham to provide the Town Board with their comments on the proposed law.

Who may be affected by the proposed new Zoning Law? Zoning laws govern how property in the Town may be used by those who own or occupy property in the Town. The proposed new Zoning Law will accomplish comprehensive changes and improvements to the existing Zoning Law. The scope of the new law is wide and this new Zoning Law potentially affects many properties located in the Town of Chatham in one way or another. Please check the new law to see if your property is affected.

Where can the new Proposed Zoning Law be found for review? The proposed new Zoning Law is available for review at Town of Chatham Town Hall, located at 488 State Route 295, Chatham, NY 12037, during Town Hall business hours. The Proposed Zoning Law can also be accessed on the Town web site at: chathamnewyork.us

 By Order of the Chatham Town Board
Beth Anne Rippel, RMC
Town Clerk
June 21, 2018

For information on the proposed new zoning code click on the links below.

Presentation of Draft Zoning June 6 2018

Updated Zoning Code 06-06-2018
Updated Zoning July 12 2018 (1)

Updated Zoning July 19 2017

Comparison Current to Proposed Zoning 7 19 17
Chatham checklist August 2017
Letter for posting online for Town of Chatham
Summary of Phase 1 Changes Made

Source Water Protection plan

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The Tentative Assessment Roll for 2018 is available at the Town Hall as of May 1. See the Public Notice here.

For all Real Property Tax Assessments, see this link.

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YEAR-ROUND SCRAP METAL CLEAN-UP

Residents may drop off scrap metal at the Highway Department
Mondays through Fridays, 7:00AM-3:30PM

Only METAL will be accepted: White metals, washers, dryers, hot water heaters, lawn mowers, car parts, cabinets, tools, etc.

NO TIRES, FUELS, REFRIGERATORS, AIR CONDITIONERS, TV’s

Thank you for helping keep our Town clean!

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Other Helpful Documents and Information

PS 21 and Developer’s Agreement: 2015-09-15 Final Developers Agreement

Town Agricultural Plan as part of the Comprehensive Plan: http://chathamkeepfarming.org/CAPAgProtectionPlan.html

2012 Ethics Committee Final Draft

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