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
Planning Board Public Hearing to be held on June 7
Beginning at 7:00 p.m., for the purpose of considering a minor subdivision for the lands of the Steven and Julie Nack, 140 German Church Street.
215 Falls Road Area Variance Public Hearing to be held May 10
Beginning at 7:00 p.m. All interested parties will have an opportunity at such time to be heard in connection with said application.
378 Talerico Road Area Variance Public Hearing to be held May 10
Beginning at 7:05pm. . All interested parties will have an opportunity at such time to be heard in connection with said application.
Planning Board Public Hearing to be held May 3
For the purpose of considering a minor subdivision of the lands of the Susan Acciani, Browning Hill Road, Ghent, New York (Tax Map No. 66.-1-32.1).
Assessment Roll and Grievance Information
Pursuant to Sections 506 and 526 of the Real Property Tax Law: Dated this 5th day of April 2023. Lynn C. HotalingAssessorTown of Ghent Download a PDF of this notice.
Town Board Public Hearing to be held April 20
For the purpose of considering Proposed Local Law No. 1 of 2023, which would amend the Code of the Town of Ghent, Chapter 40 Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals, to add a new Article V thereto, entitled “Procedure for Appointment of Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning Board Members”.