Special Announcements

                                         We are all in this together.                                                If you have the means-donate to your local food pantry, give blood if you can, get groceries for your neighbor when getting your own. Every little act of kindness goes a long way.                                                                Be safe and be well!







** No ZBA or Planning Board meetings in April

** Trout season open April 1st! To purchase a fishing license at Town Hall please send the appropriate payment by mail or using the drop box at the front door of the town hall and the clerk can mail the license to you. Call 518-851-9441 ext 310 to leave a request for one or for information


TOWN OF LIVINGSTON-  As of noon, March 13, 2020, Town Hall is closed until further notice. We are taking these precautions out of concern for our employees- and to avoid illness which would interfere with our continued service to the public. Although the offices will be closed, the staff will be monitoring the telephone and email remotely.  Death certificates can be obtained by leaving a message for the Town Clerk. Additionally, letters or documents can be left in our drop box which is outside our front door.  The Building dept can be reached at (518) 851-9441 ext 314 for permit issuing or questions.  The Highway Dept. is operating A and B teams, with a week on, week off schedule and will utilize the full department as necessary. Should you need garbage bags or want to buy a permit for the Transfer Station, please visit the Livingston Transfer Station which is open Tuesdays from 7:30 – noon and Saturdays from 7:30 to 4 pm. All departments in Town Hall can be reached by calling 518-851-9441 and waiting for the prompts. Updates and cancellations will be posted on the website as well. 

Town residents needing aid during this difficult time that don’t have access to other resources can reach out to the Town Clerk’s office by calling (518) 851-9441 Ext 310 or emailing livingstontownclerk@yahoo.com and all efforts will be made to provide assistance through a group of volunteers that will be given your contact information.

For Up to date Information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) Please visit the Columbia Department of Health’s website at:   https://www.columbiacountynyhealth.com/    or  The Center for Disease Control (CDC)     at:     https://www.cdc.gov/ 

** Effective immediately, Per orders by the Office of Court Administration, all court proceedings are suspended until further notice. Should you have any questions, please contact the Court Clerk at (518) 851-9441 ext 312 . Staff will be in touch with adjournment dates and minimal staffing will be in place for now.


The mission of Safe@Home (Neighbor helping Neighbor Program) is to assist the Elderly to remain at home for as long as possible. The members of this group will help by recommending assistance from the Office of Aging (518) 828-4258 or thru neighbors willing to help. To access this group, call the Town Clerk (518) 851-9441 ext. 310

If you or anyone you know needs help to successfully age at home


** By Order of the Town Board-All non-essential purchases by the Town of Livingston have been curtailed until further notice

Per a directive from the Mid- Hudson Library system, the Livingston Free Library will be closed till April 19th.

The First quarter K.I.S.S. PROGRAM sponsored by the Columbia County Clerk’s Office -POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!

The Columbia County Dept. of Health has announced their 2020 Rabies Clinic Schedule-REVISED!  call first

Rabies Clinics 2020

POSTPONED TILL APRIL 21st!! The Livingston Free Library will be sponsoring a talk”Fishing for Health-What Fish Can I Eat from Columbia County Waters?” on March 24, 2020 at 7 pm at Livingston Town Hall, 119 County Rt 19 Livingston

Fishing for Health Flyer

Recycle Permits for 2020 are now being sold at the Town Clerk’s Office

 The State of NY has a draft proposal of an Empire State Trail that will run thru the Town of Livingston

Empire State Trail proposal

Columbia County Solid Waste has issued a new “recycling protocol” that is being implemented at the county transfer stations. Stickers can be purchased at the clerk’s office.

CC Solid Waste recycling change

The 2019 Tentative assessment roll is now available

Livingston tax assessment roll



 Twin Lakes Beach Permit and Dept. of Health Info

2016-10-07 – Bathing Beach Permit Review

Town of Livingston proposed bathing beach

To Report a Street Light Outage thru National Grid


Community Internet Survey

Connect Columbia, a grassroots group that aims to improve local internet service, has asked residents and businesses to participate in a survey that will be used to map and target underserved areas in the town and county. To complete the survey go to:

Residential Survey:
Commercial Business Survey:


Town has adopted Local Law # 4 of 2017 amending the Zoning Law to provide for boundary line/lot line adjustments

L Law # 4 of 2017

Town has adopted Local Law # 3 of 2017 amending the Zoning Law related to Mines and Mining

Local Law # 3 of 2017

Town has adopted  Local Law # 1 of 2017 amending the Zoning Law related to Solar Energy Uses

TOL LL1 of 2017 Solar 12292016 after CCPB comment


Notice from Code Enforcement Office

Beginning April 6, 2016, regulated parties may use either the current or newly adopted provisions of the Uniform Code to represent compliance as part of a building permit application. The new Uniform Code and Energy Code will take effect on October 3, 2016.


Food and Friendship Program

The Columbia County Office of Aging continues to serve 60+ Seniors with the Food & Friendship program located in the Elizaville Firehouse at 1575 CR 19 Elizaville, Tuesdays and Fridays 10:30-1:30. Programs include speakers addressing legal issues, nutrition, safety and health concerns, exercise programs, games with prizes and social interaction. Seniors should call 828-7538 by 1pm the day before (Mon and Thurs) to make reservations.


Town Tax Bill Information
Recreation Program
History Barn
Livingston Library

Recent Documents

Organizational 2020

2020 Adopted Town Budget
PCB Resolution
New Free-Standing Solar Panel Law

Town Hall

Town Clerk
518-851-9441 x310
518-851-2466 (Fax)
Office Hours
Sun-Mon closed
Tues, Weds, Fri 9-3
Thurs 3-6
Sat 9-12

Town Court
518-851-9441 x312
Court is in session on Thursdays at 6pm.
Court office open only Fridays 9am-3pm.
more info

Livingston Town Hall
County Route 19
Livingston, NY 12541


Mailing Address:
PO Box 65
Livingston, NY 12541

Overnight Mail/Deliveries/GPS:

119 CR 19, Hudson, NY 12534