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Moore Avenue Residents Water Shut Off Notification

On Friday, November 17, 2017, the water will be shut off at 8:00 a.m. to complete water main work taking place at Moore Avenue and the Fairgrounds.  This will affect the residents of Moore Avenue.  The DPW plans for work to be completed by or before the end of their work day tomorrow.

CodeRed Alerts

CodeRED Alerts:  We are finding, with the need to notify residents of emergency situations in the Village, that not all people have access to a computer for Facebook or the website.  Because of this, we are planning to use the Columbia County 911 as a means to notify people through home telephone or cell phone alerts.  This would require people to either go online at www.columbiacounty911.com/codered.html  to sign-up for alerts or to sign up at the annual Columbia County Fair at the Columbia County 911 Booth.  If you are unable to access a computer or get to the Fair, forms will be available at the Village Clerk’s window and we can process the forms online for you.  Please contact Debra Meyers, Village Clerk, with questions at moc.m1511338409ahtah1511338409cfoeg1511338409alliv1511338409@srey1511338409emd1511338409.

Proposed Zoning Changes for the Village of Chatham

Some area residents and Planning and Zoning Board Members have, over the past year, created and submitted proposed zoning changes for the Village of Chatham.  We have attached seven (7) recommended revisions for your review.  We do not have an existing colored zoning map for a comparison, however, you can look under “Community” on our website and see an interactive map that will do a lay-over of the zones as they exist now.  We will be planning a Public Hearing in the next few months for Village of Chatham residents to express any concerns, questions, or issues.

Density Schedule 5.25.17

Chatham zoning map to print 12 x 18

Revised Definitions

Village of Chatham Home Based Business Regulations REVISED 5-16-17

Village of Chatham site plan law draft 5-13-17

Village of Chatham special use permit law draft 5-13-17

VO Chatham Use Table Presentation 5.25.17

New Interactive Map Site

We are happy to announce our latest update to the Village of Chatham website.  If you go to “Community”, you will find a link to our new Interactive Map.  This map shows places of interest, municipal buildings, parks, schools, etc.  You can also look to see what “Zone” a particular area rests in by clicking on “Zoning”.  You have several options to choose, from historic to commercial and everything in-between.

Changes in Garbage and Recycling Pick-Up

The Village of Chatham has a new vendor for garbage and recycling pick-up.  County Waste was awarded the contract to be our vendor from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018.

For the most part, you should not see significant changes in service with pick-up day continuing to be on Wednesdays between 7 and 1.

One change will be the use of recycling totes that will be provided by County Waste.  They will drop off totes at all properties on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 5 and 6.  If you do not receive one, please call the Village Clerk’s Office at 392-5821 and we will get one to you.  The use of the totes is not mandatory but is recommended.

Another change is that there will only be one truck that makes the rounds through the Village, picking up both garbage and recycling at the same time.  The truck will have two compartments, so that garbage and recycling are kept separate in the truck.

 


Keeping Our Sewer System in Working Order

It has come to our attention that items are being flushed down the toilet or poured down a drain and causing damage to the Village sewer system. The only items that are to be flushed down the toilet are body … read more

Village of Chatham Comprehensive Plan Update

  The Village Comprehensive Plan Committee has completed the Comprehensive Plan update, which was approved by the Board of Trustees on July 9, 2015.  A copy of the approved plan is available at the Chatham Village Clerk’s Office during normal business hours … read more

Tracy Memorial Hall Existing Conditions Report

In an effort to determine the extent of work needed at Tracy Memorial Hall to preserve the building and continue its use as the center of the Village of Chatham government, the Board of Trustees hired John G. Waite Associates, … read more

New Website for Village Police Department

The Village of Chatham Police Department has a new web site that can be found at chathampolice.com. You’ll find information on how to contact all of the current police officers, as well as services offered by the Department. Check out … read more

Parking Enforcement

Parking Limits: Parking along the Hudson Ave/Main Street corridor is limited to two hours and there is no overnight parking allowed on either street. Overnight Parking: is allowed in the Depot Square parking area near the Herrington’s warehouse and in … read more

Comprehensive Plan Committee (CPC)

In 1995, after a nearly three-year process, the Village of Chatham adopted a comprehensive plan. This was followed the next year by adoption of a revised zoning code to support many of the suggestions in the plan. Much has changed … read more


Mayor’s Message

Welcome to Chatham! It’s a village with a gritty blue-collar industrial revolution history. There’s beauty in our buildings and on our streets, from the restored Richardson-inspired railroad station to the Victorian houses that line Hudson Avenue. Check out our Little … read more


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Announcements

Moore Avenue Residents Water Shut Off Notification

On Friday, November 17, 2017, the water will be shut off at 8:00 a.m. to complete water main work taking place at Moore Avenue and the Fairgrounds.  This will affect the residents of Moore Avenue.  The DPW plans for work … read more

CodeRed Alerts

CodeRED Alerts:  We are finding, with the need to notify residents of emergency situations in the Village, that not all people have access to a computer for Facebook or the website.  Because of this, we are planning to use the … read more

Proposed Zoning Changes for the Village of Chatham

Some area residents and Planning and Zoning Board Members have, over the past year, created and submitted proposed zoning changes for the Village of Chatham.  We have attached seven (7) recommended revisions for your review.  We do not have an … read more

New Interactive Map Site

We are happy to announce our latest update to the Village of Chatham website.  If you go to “Community”, you will find a link to our new Interactive Map.  This map shows places of interest, municipal buildings, parks, schools, etc. … read more

Changes in Garbage and Recycling Pick-Up

The Village of Chatham has a new vendor for garbage and recycling pick-up.  County Waste was awarded the contract to be our vendor from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018. For the most part, you should not see significant … read more


Keeping Our Sewer System in Working Order

It has come to our attention that items are being flushed down the toilet or poured down a drain and causing damage to the Village sewer system. The only items that are to be flushed down the toilet are body … read more

Village of Chatham Comprehensive Plan Update

  The Village Comprehensive Plan Committee has completed the Comprehensive Plan update, which was approved by the Board of Trustees on July 9, 2015.  A copy of the approved plan is available at the Chatham Village Clerk’s Office during normal business hours … read more

Tracy Memorial Hall Existing Conditions Report

In an effort to determine the extent of work needed at Tracy Memorial Hall to preserve the building and continue its use as the center of the Village of Chatham government, the Board of Trustees hired John G. Waite Associates, … read more

New Website for Village Police Department

The Village of Chatham Police Department has a new web site that can be found at chathampolice.com. You’ll find information on how to contact all of the current police officers, as well as services offered by the Department. Check out … read more

Parking Enforcement

Parking Limits: Parking along the Hudson Ave/Main Street corridor is limited to two hours and there is no overnight parking allowed on either street. Overnight Parking: is allowed in the Depot Square parking area near the Herrington’s warehouse and in … read more

Comprehensive Plan Committee (CPC)

In 1995, after a nearly three-year process, the Village of Chatham adopted a comprehensive plan. This was followed the next year by adoption of a revised zoning code to support many of the suggestions in the plan. Much has changed … read more


Mayor’s Message

Welcome to Chatham! It’s a village with a gritty blue-collar industrial revolution history. There’s beauty in our buildings and on our streets, from the restored Richardson-inspired railroad station to the Victorian houses that line Hudson Avenue. Check out our Little … read more


Office Hours

M   closed
Tu  9am – 4pm
W   9am – 4pm
Th  11:30am – 7pm
F   9am – 4pm