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
Please take notice that the Town of Ghent Zoning Review Committee will meet at 6:00 pm on the fourth Monday of each month beginning on March 22, 2021 and continuing until August 23, 2021.
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There will be a meeting of the Town of Ghent Town Board on Thursday, March 18, 2021 on Zoom beginning at 6:00 p.m.
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.