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Town Hall

503 Geyser Road
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Phone: (518) 885-9220
Fax: (518) 885-0895

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

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Documents for Building Department, Planning Board and Zoning Boards are under document center


William Lewis

Stormwater Management Officer (SMO)

503 Geyser Road

Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Phone (518) 884-2764

Fax (518) 884-0613

To report an incident or file a complaint, please contact the SMO

Town of Milton's Annual MS4 Reports:

2014 Annual Report

2015 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report

2018 Annual Report

2019 Annual Report

Saratoga County's Annual Report

Town Law pertaining to Stormwater Management - Chapter 151 of Town Code

The Town of Milton is a participating MS4 municipality - Saratoga County Intermunicipal Stormwater Management Program

Stormwater Management Control Measures:

Public Education and Outreach

Public Involvement and Participation

Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination

Construction Site Runoff Control

Post-Construction Runoff Control

Good Housekeeping and Pollution Prevention

Homeowner's Guide to Stormwater

Stormwater Pollution - A drop in the bucket





For Applications and Handout Information please click here for Documents and Complaint Forms

This Department enforces all applicable State and local codes, including but not limited to the Uniform Building Code of the State of New York and the Zoning Regulations of the Town of Milton.

This Department also reviews and issues all types of permits, including but not limited to residential and commercial construction, swimming pool installation, septic installation and repair, decks, sheds, siding and roofing installations, renovations, solid fuel burning device installation such as wood or pellet stoves, and sign installation and replacement.

Some smaller projects, such as storage buildings less than 144 square feet (12’x12’) and residential fence installations are exempt from the permit process. These permit-exempt projects due, however, still need to meet other zoning requirements such as setbacks to the property line and the height of the new building or fence.

Please call to discuss your proposed project at the early planning stage. This could save you time and money over the extent of your project.

Any permit issued will require certain onsite inspections to be completed by the Town. This could be limited to just one inspection or as many as ten or even more depending on your project. The required inspections for your project will be explained to you when your permit is issued. Inspections require a minimum of 24 hours prior notice of an inspector being onsite so please plan in advance so your project stays on schedule.

Zoning and planning applications, such as area and use variances, subdivision of land, special permit, and site plan review are also processed within the Building Department. Prior to being placed on either Board’s Agenda, the applicant must have a preliminary meeting with the Building Inspector to insure compliance with applicable codes and process.

All questions and inquiries are welcome, and encouraged. 

William Lewis
Building Inspector / Zoning Official



The Town Board of the Town of Milton adopted on 01/13/2021 the following schedule of fees for the administration and processing of applications for building, re-zoning, special permit, variances, site plans and subdivision plat approval, and related SEQR compliance.

Town of Milton Fee Schedule