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Building Inspectors

Building Inspectors/Code Enforcement Officers are available on Tuesday or Thursdays in the Village Office. If you are building, renovating or renting out any part of your property, you will need to get a permit from the building inspector. Inspections are required before each new tenant moves in. Building department forms are available at our Village Records & Laws page.
See the Building Fee Schedule
Lee Heim
PHONE: (518) 672-7032
CELL: (518) 755-4657
HOURS: Tue 11:30AM - 3:00PM, Thu 7:30AM 10:30AM
EMAIL: philmontceo@gmail.com

Clerk/Treasurer Carol Pickens, Clerk/Treasurer
Christine Speed, Deputy Clerk/Deputy Treasurer
124 Main Street, PO Box 822, Philmont NY 12565
PHONE: (518) 672-7032
EMAIL: clerk@philmont.org

Comprehensive Plan The Village has a comprehensive plan, which includes a history section. Copies of the comprehensive plan can be obtained for $5.00 at the Village Office. Philmont Community Center Julie Veronezi, Executive Director
PHONE: (518) 672-4849
14 Lake Drive
Philmont NY

Philmont Community Day Committee Chairman, David Siter
PHONE: (518) 755-6219

Fire Company

The Fire Company is always in need of volunteers. The fire horn you hear periodically in the Village is to call the volunteers. The fire horn is also tested at noon on Wednesday and Saturday.
Fred Zitto, President
In an emergency, CALL 9-1-1
PHONE: (518) 672-7401
WEBSITE: http://www.philmontfirecompany.com

Mellenville/Philmont Food Pantry

The Second Reformed Church of Claverack maintains a food pantry for those in need who live in Philmont and Mellenville. The food pantry is located in the basement area of the Claverack Town Offices.
For further information, contact Mary Jean Hoose at the Claverack Town Office (518) 672-7911
WEBSITE: http://www.townofclaverack.com/services/food-pantry/
91 Church Street
Mellenville, NY

Planning Board Chairman: Robert Macfarlane
124 Main Street, Philmont, NY 12565
PHONE: (518) 672-7032

Police Department

The Village maintains a part-time police force. In an emergency, dial 911.
NON-EMERGENCY PHONE: (518) 672-4000
You may also call the Columbia County Sheriff for non-emergencies at (518) 828-0601

Philmont Village Court Carla Ingersoll, Village Justice
122 Main Street, Philmont NY 12565
Court is held on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 6:00PM.
PHONE: (518) 672-4886
FAX: (518) 285-4366
OFFICE HOURS: Regular office hours are Thursday & Friday 10:00AM-3:00PM. Other times are available by appointment.

Post Office

Mail in Philmont is delivered to Post Office boxes in some areas or by Carrier Delivery in some cases. At the Post Office, First Class mail is in your box by 11:00AM, daily. Post Office Boxes are available in different sizes, and free PO boxes are generally available to those within 1/4 mile of the Post Office and certain streets. Residents should inquire of the Postmaster.
The Post Office also accepts passport applications. Call to find out more information or to schedule an appointment.
5 Maple Avenue, Philmont, NY 12565
PHONE: (518) 672-4364

Public Library Philmont Library

Public access computers and high speed wireless internet are available.
Library Director: Tobi Farley
101 Main Street, PO Box 816, Philmont, NY 12565
PHONE: (518) 672-5010
FAX: (518) 672-4367
HOURS: Check the library web site

Department of Public Works

Also see the Waste and Recycling Services page.
David Siter
Carpenter Road, Philmont NY 12565
PHONE: (518) 672-4078

Rescue Squad

The village of Philmont is covered by the Greenport Rescue Squad
Greenport Rescue Squad
3 Newman Rd.
Hudson, NY 12534
Operations: (518) 828-5175
In an emergency, call 911
Philmont Santa Claus Club President, Kim Czyzewski
WEBSITE: https://www.facebook.com/philmontsanta/


There are also several private schools in the Columbia County, Dutchess County, Greene County and Berkshire County areas.
Taconic Hills Central School District
73 County Route 11A Craryville, NY 12521
PHONE: (518) 325-2800

Hawthorne Valley School
330 Route 21C
Ghent, NY 12075
PHONE: (518) 672-7092
FAX: (518) 672-0181

Special Needs Registry

Columbia County Voluntary Registry for Residents with Functional Needs
Special Needs Registry

Village Office Village Hall

Garbage sticker purchases, water bill payments, and general information.
124 Main Street, PO Box 822, Philmont NY 12565
PHONE: (518) 672-7032
FAX:(518) 672-0083
HOURS: Mon - Fri, 7:00AM - 2:00PM
EMAIL: clerk@philmont.org

Water and Sewer Plant

The Village has an excellent water supply and sewer system. Meters are read and you are billed quarterly. Pay bills at the Village Office.
Dave Siter
PHONE: (518) 672-7640

Zoning Board of Appeals Chairman: Kurt Basl
124 Main Street, Philmont NY 12565
PHONE: (518) 672-7032

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