Welcome to the Town of Kingston, New York

The Town of Kingston is located about 10 miles west of the Hudson River, about 50 miles south of Albany, and about 90 miles north of New York City.

We are a small rural community of less than 1,000 residents.  To learn more about us, please

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Town Board Meeting, Monday, August 1 at 7:00 PM; Planning Board Meeting, Monday, August 15 at 7:00 PM; both in the Town Hall, 906 Sawkill Road


 Please take notice that the Town of Kingston Planning Board has scheduled a public hearing on Monday, August 15, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Hall, 906 Sawkill Rd., Kingston, NY 12401.  Site Plan Review – Jamie Gokey

A public hearing will be held on August 17, 2016 at 6:15 PM at the Town of Kingston Town Hall, 906 Sawkill Road, Kingston, NY before the Town Board of the Town of Kingston upon the proposed adoption of a Local Law an amendment to the Town Code, Section 25-14 entitled Reimbursement of costs incurred by the Planning Board for consultation and other fees.  At said hearing any and all interested person(s) will be heard.

A copy of the proposed law is available at the Town Clerk's office.

Bridge Closing

The bridge by Heritage Energy will be closed on Monday, June 27 for a yet unknown period of time.  Although there will be two lane traffic on Sawkill-Ruby Road, at some point there will be a 21-day period when Sawkill-Ruby Road will only be one lane and open to emergency vehicles.  During this 21-day period, traffic will be routed over Hallihans Hill Road.  We will keep you informed as we learn more.


Click here for information about Hudson Valley Honor Flight!

2016 Summer Recreation Program

The 2016 Summer Recreation program will run four days a week from July 5 through July 28. For the first week, it will run from 9 AM until 12 PM from Tuesday, July 5 through Friday, July 8.  For the remaining weeks it run from 9 AM until 12 PM on Monday through Thursday.

Click here for details and an application form.

Vacancy on Board of Assessment Review

There is a vacancy on the Board of Assessment Review.  This Board meets once a year to resolve any assessment grievences.

Anyone interested in helping the Town by serving on this board, please contact a councilman or call the Town Hall at 336-8853.

The burning ban has been lifted.

Need to Update Your Mailing Address??

You can change your mailing address on record with the Town by clicking here and printing out and completing the resultant form.  You can then return the completed form to the Assessor's Office, or mail it to:

Town of Kingston Assessor
906 Sawkill Road
Kingston, NY 12401

Welcome to Swift911TM

 In our efforts to provide more reliable communication with residents and businesses in the Town, we have implemented Swiftreach Networks, Inc. as our Emergency Notification service provider.   Swift911™, in its simplest form, is a system that makes phone calls to specific people or areas in the event of an emergency or for sharing important information.  The system also allows notification via email and text messages.  All the notifications you receive will be identified as coming from the Town of Kingston.

If you have a wired phone in your home (a landline), your number is already in the system.  If you would like to receive notices on your cell phone, as either voice or text messages, and/or you would like to receive email alerts, CLICK HERE.  You only need to do this once.

Click here to see the July 2016 Newsletter

Click here to see the 2015 Ulster County Real Property Tax Fact Sheet

Click here to see the Town of Kingston August Town Board Meeting agenda

Click here to see the Town Meeting Calendar.

Need Information from Town Records?

You should file a FOIL (Freedom of Information Law) request. 
Click here to access a printable FOIL Request Form.

Get the Town of Kingston Newsletter by Email

You can now receive email notices about Town happenings and the Town Newsletter by email.  Click here to request emails from the Town.

Some forms can now be downloaded from this website.  Click here for a list of downloadable forms.

Note:  New town laws are added for "Animals on Town Property" and "Amendment to the Zoning Law of the Town of Kingston for the Prohibition of Natural Gas Exploration and Extraction within the Town".  Click here to go directly to the Laws page.

$$$  Click here to see the 2016 Town of Kingston Budget $$$
Click here to see the 2016 Sawkill Fire Co. Budget

Town of Kingston
Justice Court
Hon. Richard Alberstadt, Justice
845-336-8853, Ext. 12

Traffic Court
Tuesdays, 1 PM

Criminal Court
First Tueday of each month
2 PM

Office Hours

Town Office
Monday Through Friday
8 AM to 12:30 PM

Town Clerk

Monday thry Friday

9AM to 3 PM

Court Clerk
Monday Through Thursday
8AM to 3 PM

Code Enforcement Officer
Tuesday & Thursday
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

2nd & 3rd Thursdays
4:30 PM to 6 PM
You can now see the current Ulster County Assessment Rolls by clicking here

To view the current Town of Kingston Stormwater Management Program Annual Report,
Click here

Click here for
Swift911™ registration

Help keep your neighborhood attractive!
Take your trash and containers for recycling off of the street
after they are emptied.

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