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. Wawayanda consists of approximately 35.33 square miles (22,610 Acres).
This site has been created and designed to provide you with convenient access to public information concerning our community, its people, its government and services.
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!!
The Planning Board has only ONE Meeting during the month's of November and December
NOVEMBER 18TH, 2020 / 7:30 P.M.
DECEMBER 9, 2020 / 7:30 P.M.
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
NOVEMBER 12TH, 2020 / 7:00 P.M.
DECEMBER 10TH, 2020 / 7:00 P.M.
Orange County Tax Foreclosure Real Estate Auction
Once a year Orange County takes possession of properties for non-payment of taxes through a foreclosure process - these properties are then put to public auction each year between August and November. Prior to the auction a booklet listing general information along with the list of properties is available at the Real Property Tax office.
Due to coronavirus-related budget shortfalls, The Town of Wawayanda is forced to cancel our Annual clean-up day.
This is a notice to inform you that this fall the New York Power Authority will be performing maintenance on a portion of the Marcy South transmission line in Wawayanda, NY. The property is located on McVeigh Road near I-84. The maintenance will consist of the replacement of the transmission line shield wire, which is installed at the highest point of the structure. The shield wire will be installed via helicopter to minimize the disturbance to the ground area in the vicinity of the structures.
The time frame of this work is from mid to late-August through early November. It is expected that the field crews will work seven (7) - twelve (12) hour days (Monday - Sunday) weather dependent.
Please click the link to watch a very imformative video on YouTube that gives incite to what this work involves and how it will be performed. https://youtu.be/J3Ad0PK_FS0
Census results help determine how billions of dollars in federal funding flow into states and communities each year. Your response matters. Health clinics. Fire departments. Schools. Even roads and highways. The census can shape many different aspects of your community.
RESPOND TO THE CENSUS
Dear Wawayanda Homeowners:
Are you turning 65 before December 31, 2021? Is your gross annual income less than $88,000? Is your home in Wawayanda your primary residence?
If you answered yes to those 3 questions, please come in to the Town of Wawayanda Assessor’s Office before March 1, 2021. You may be eligible for The Enhanced Star Tax Exemption.
Please bring in the following:
PLEASE BRING DOCUMENTS TO:
80 RIDGEBURY HILL RD
SLATE HILL, NY 10973
APPLICATION AND DOCUMENTATION must be received ON or BEFORE MARCH 1, 2021
To Pay Online: www.paycourtonline.com (a convenience fee will apply) this service is provided by nCOURT
To Pay by Phone: call 1-888-912-1541 ( a convenience fee will apply) this service is provided by nCOURT
The court is open Monday to Friday 9 am - 3:30 pm. You can still make payments online and over the phone. Please Note: NOT ALL SUSPENSIONS CAN BE PAID ONLINE
You can call the Wawayanda Court Clerks - Monday to Friday 9 AM - 3:30 PM They are available BY PHONE to answer your questions 845-355-5700 Ext. 1