There are a few public parking lots available in the Village. The largest is located on W. Main St. There is public parking available at the Visitor’s Center located at 301 W Main St. Additional parking can be found around the public boat launch.
To find out the status of your property taxes, please contact the Village Office for up to date information.
If you have been called for jury duty at the Town of Hounsfield Justice Court, you will report to the Town of Hounsfield courtroom located at 411 W. Washington St. in Sackets Harbor.
There are two hospitals in the local Watertown area. Samaritan Medical Center 30 Washington Street Watertown NY 13601 315-785-4000 https://samaritanhealth.com Carthage Area Hospital 1001 West Street Carthage, NY 13619 Phone: 315.493.1000 https://www.carthagehospital.com
The Village DPW schedules a yard waste pickup for the spring and one for the fall. The Spring 2022 pickup will take place on April 25 & 26. Leaves do not need to be bagged.
Generally speaking interior work/actions do not involve any Zoning issues. It only becomes an issue if the proposed action changes the footprint of the building or outward appearance of a building in the Historic Overlay District. Some interior work, like bathrooms may require a Building Permit.
The Village only issues Zoning Permits. Zoning Permits cover adherence to the provisions of the Village Zoning Law…Generally speaking use, footprint, and within the Historic Overlay District, the outward appearance and materials used. A Building Permit is issued by the County and makes sure the action is in adherence with the NYS Building and Fire … Continued
Fees vary depending on the level of review. Fees are established to cover the Village’s administrative costs. Current fees for “routine” actions/reviews are: $35 basic Zoning Permit $50 for a Zoning Permit requiring Planning Board or Zoning Board Review $85 for applications requiring both Planning Board and Zoning Board review. Complex reviews may have fees … Continued
The Planning Board is responsible for creating a list of acceptable materials and colors within the Historic Overlay District. Generally speaking any color within the “historic palette” of most commercial paint manufacturers would likely be acceptable.
All fences require a permit. A fence is considered a structure and the construction of all structures within the Village require a Zoning Permit.