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Town Seeks Planning/Zoning Board Members

The Town of Seneca Falls is seeking Residents who may be interested in serving as a Member or Alternate Member of the Town of Seneca Falls Planning Board or Zoning Board of Appeals. Also, seeking Residents who may be interested in serving as a Member of the Historic Preservation Commission. Applicants must reside in the Town of Seneca Falls. Applications can be obtained at the Town Clerk’s Office which is located at 130 Ovid Street, Seneca Falls, and must be returned to the Town Clerk’s Office by March 29, 2018.

2018 Town of Seneca Falls Adopted Budget

- Click here to download the adopted budget for 2018 (.pdf)

Seneca Falls Court Occupancy Update

Due to Fire Code issues, the Seneca County Fire Marshall has temporarily set the occupancy of the Seneca Falls Court room to a maximum of 49 individuals.


Town of Seneca Falls Water/Wastewater
Infrastructure Public Information Session

The following January, 16th 2018 presentation by Barton & Loguidice is now available for download in PDF format:



A. All snow, ice, dirt or other obstruction upon any public sidewalk in the Town of Seneca Falls shall be removed by the owner or occupant of the adjoining land immediately after the same is deposited thereon, except as otherwise provided herein. Upon the failure of the owner or occupant to remove the same, it shall be the duty of the Highway Superintendent to remove the same, and the expense thereof shall be a lien upon the adjoining premises and charged and assessed against the same; and if the same is not paid within 30 days after it shall be due and payable, it shall be certified to the Treasurer of the Town, who shall place the same on the real property tax bill for that year with interest and penalties allowed by law and be collected as other Town taxes are collected.
B. It shall be the duty of every owner, tenant, occupant or other person in charge of any premises fronting on any public street or alley to remove all snow and ice from sidewalks before 9:00 A.M. following the time of the deposit.
C. Immediate removal impractical. When weather conditions make it impractical to remove such snow and ice, the owner, tenant, occupant or other person having charge of any premises as aforesaid shall, within the aforesaid specified time, cause the sidewalk abutting on such premises to be covered with salt, sand, or some suitable material and shall, as soon thereafter as the weather permits, thoroughly clean the sidewalks.

Job Posting: FT Property Tax Service Aide

The Town of Seneca Falls currently has an opening for the full time position of Real Property Tax Service Aide. Requires two years of responsible clerical experience in work involving familiarity with Real Property Assessment Records, Real Estate Values or Title Searching Techniques or similar field; OR three years of full-time paid responsible clerical experience. Please fill out and submit a Seneca County Employment application online at: Deadline to apply is February 5th, 2018. Position is a provisional employment pending passing of Real Property Tax Service Aide exam.


Townwide Christmas Tree Pick-Up

There will be a Townwide pickup for CHRISTMAS TREES ONLY on JANUARY 15TH. Christmas Trees must be at roadside by Sunday, January 14th. There will only be one pass per street on Monday, January 15th. No return trips will be made. Please remove trees from plastic bags before setting them at roadside. If you miss the pickup, you can always drop your tree off at our Drop Off Area at 187 Ovid Street. Place your tree in the assigned area. Thank you for your cooperation.

Water and Sewer Department Seeks Laborer

The Town of Seneca Falls is accepting applications for the full-time position of Laborer in the Water and Sewer Department. Minimum requirements are High School Diploma or Equivalency and possession of a valid Driver’s license. Applications are available online, or can be obtained from the Town Clerk’s Office, 130 Ovid Street, Seneca Falls.


Day Court Office Hours

The Day Court Office Hours are now 9 A.M. to 1 P.M., Monday through Friday, effective October 30, 2017.

2017 National Women's Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony



The Seneca Falls Water Department has temporarily discontinued Chloramines as of 8/11/17 as the disinfectant treatment process for our water supply. Due to the continued and unusual temperature of Cayuga Lake it is necessary for us to continue with Free Chlorine. This is a temporary change, and as soon as the lake temperature returns to normal we will gradually return to the Chloramines treatment process. Quality water is a vital to our residents and businesses. The only change you may notice is a stronger chlorine odor while we are using the Free Chlorine disinfectant process. The quality of our water will not change. As always, we want to keep you updated and informed about your drinking water. If you have questions or concerns, please contact us at 315-568-6211. You may also find information online at, and , and



2017 Final Assessment Roll Now Available

The 2017 Final Assessment Roll is available online (click here - .pdf) or for review in the Town Clerk’s Office or the Assessment Office during normal business hours.

Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for 2016

To comply with State regulations, the Town of Seneca Falls, will be annually issuing a report describing the quality of your drinking water. The purpose of this report is to raise your understanding of drinking water and awareness of the need to protect our drinking water sources. Last year, your tap water met all State drinking water health standards. This report provides an overview of last year’s water quality. Included are details about where your water comes from, what it contains, and how it compares to State standards.
- Click here to download the full report (.pdf)

2017 Town of Seneca Falls Adopted Budget

- Click here to download the adopted budget for 2017 (.pdf)

Stay Informed on emergency issues with Hyper-Reach

The Seneca Falls Water Department will use, the "Hyper-Reach" emergency telephone notification system to inform residents of emergency water issue such as, boil water advisories and water conservations needs, as a way to reach residents quicker when an issues arises. This is the same system that the Seneca Falls Police Department uses in conjunction with the Seneca County and the Sheriff’s Department. Mobile/cell phone users must register for this service in order to receive notification. Users have the option to receive audio messages, text messages or both along with an email alert. Registration takes a few minutes and all information is kept confidential. All hardline users will automatically receive these notifications. Click here to register.

SFPD receives Accreditation

The Seneca Falls Police Department recently received the prestigious New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) "Accreditation" standard at a ceremony in Albany NY. The Accreditation process recognizes professionalism in law enforcement by establishing standards of performance. Read More

Sewer Inspections Now Required

Effective immediately: The Town of Seneca Falls through combination of the old “Village” and “Town” of Seneca Falls Codes has created one uniform code, applicable to all residents. Inflow / Infiltration Inspections (Aka Sewer Inspections) are now required to be completed on all properties in Seneca Falls and all areas serviced by the public sewer of the Town. Procedure dictates (§230-64), that inspection be completed prior to the transfer of a property and to comply with code §230, Articles IV and VIII. The main purpose of the inspection requirement is to prevent stormwater from entering the wastewater sewer system that is ultimately treated at the Town’s wastewater treatment plant. This is required to ensure compliance with the NYS Department of Conservation. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Water and Sewer Codes, please contact the Water Department at (315)568-6211. All Code questions can be research at or you can contact the Zoning & Code Enforcement Officer at (315)568-8013 for information.

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