Welcome to the Town of Wawayanda. Our Town is located in Orange County NY, with a population of 7,266 as recorded by the 2010 census. The Town is in the western part of the county, south of Middletown. The Town of Wawayanda was established in 1849 from the Town of Minisink. It had been first settled after the American Revolution.
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We hope you find our site helpful. It is our goal to provide timely and useful information to you as well as another medium for you to communicate with your local government. Feel free to browse our site. Thank you and WELCOME!!
Orange County has adopted a new service in which residents and businesses can ask the county to notify them by phone, email,or text message about an impending storm or other emergency. County Officials announced on Thursday 1/7/2016 that they had contracted with Florida-based Emergency Communications Network for its CodeRED services.
To participate in this program, register online here.
The pre-filing reports are public documents, available for download on the company's website at http://www.millenniumpipeline.com/valley_lateral_project.html
A paper copy is also available for review at the Wawayanda Town Hall.
Effective on October 14, 2009, all open burning is prohibited in New York with several exceptions including the following:
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.
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
TOWN OF WAWAYANDA
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Please take notice that the Town of Wawayanda Master Plan/Zoning Committee will be holding a Public Hearing on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 7:00 P.M. at the Town Hall, 80 Ridgebury Hill Road, Slate Hill, NY. The purpose of this meeting is to review the Preliminary Draft Comprehensive Plan and to obtain input from the public with the goal of fowarding the document to the Town Board.
A complete copy of the Preliminary Draft Comprehensive Plan is availlable for inspection at the Town Clerk's office and on the Town's website by clicking the links below.
The Town of Wawayanda will make every effort to assure that the hearing is accessible to persons with disabilities. Anyone requiring special assistance and/or reasonable accommodations should contact the Town Clerk.
Dated: July 23, 2016