Welcome to the Town of Ghent
Ghent is a peaceful town where independence and community coexist. Founded in 1818 from parts of Chatham, Claverack and Kinderhook, it was named for the peace treaty that brought the War of 1812 to a close, re-establishing U.S. independence from Great Britain.
Ghent is tucked away in the beautiful Hudson Valley of Upstate New York, centrally located in Columbia County and northeast of the city of Hudson. It has a total area of 45.4 square miles and a population of 5,402 at the 2010 census. Ghent’s zip code is 12075.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND PUBLIC NOTICES
There will be a meeting of the Town of Ghent Zoning Board on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 on Zoom beginning at 7:00 p.m.
There will be a public hearing before the Town of Ghent Planning Board on March 3, 2021 beginning at 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of considering a proposed major subdivision of lands of LCK Charm, LLC, Letter S Road, Ghent, New York (Tax Map No. 74.0-01-12).
The Town of Ghent Planning Board will hold a special meeting on Wednesday February 17, 2020 at 6:00pm via Zoom.
The Town of Ghent is seeking a qualified individual to serve as the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals Secretary.
Local Law: A Local Law amending the Code of the Town of Ghent, Chapter 40 Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals, Section 40-8 Retention of experts by Board, to clarify that the right to retain experts does not extend to legal…
Town of Ghent Town Board will hold a meeting on Wednesday, February 18 at 6:00 pm via Zoom. There will also be a public hearing before the Ghent Town Board via Zoom on February 18, 2021 at 6:45 p.m. for the purpose of considering Local Law No. 1 of 2021, which would amend the Code of the Town of Ghent.