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Welcome to the Village of Skaneateles!


March 13, 2018-




The Village of Skaneateles is seeking persons interested in serving on the following boards:

  • PLANNING BOARD.The Village Planning Board is comprised of five (5) members each of whom serves a five-year term, and typically meets once a month on the first Thursday.Annual 4-hour training is required and can be accomplished by attending seminars and/or webinars.
  • ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS (ZBA).The ZBA is comprised of five (5) members each of whom serves a five-year term, and typically meets once a month on the fourth Wednesday.Annual 4-hour training is required and can be accomplished by attending seminars and/or webinars.

Members of each of the boards may be considered for reappointment upon term expiration.

Interested individuals must be residents of the Village of Skaneateles.  Letters of interest should be submitted by March 28, 2018 outlining qualifications and background to:

Patty Couch, Vil. Admin./Clerk-Treas.

Village of Skaneateles

26 Fennell Street, Skaneateles, NY 13152                            


February 28, 2018 - Spring is coming!!! Please keep the following items in mind:

  • Spring brush pickup starts April 2, 2018
  • Please do not place debris curbside before then
  • Free parking in the municipal lot ends March 31, 2018. Monthly parking permit can be found here

November 2, 2017 -  BRUSH PICK UP HAS ENDED!  Please stop placing piles at the curb - they will NOT be picked up.  Any properties with piles of brush will be receiving a letter from the Village asking to remove the debris from the curb line. 

The DPW has new leaf pickup equipment and will be picking up leaves only for the remainder of the year. 


 Ballard Construction, the sidewalk contractor, is shutting down work for the remainder of the year.  If your sidewalk was not yet address, don't worry!  Ballard will be back - there is plenty more to do!



October 12, 2017 -  The sidewalk contractor has finished State and Jordan Streets.  Work will begin this week on Fennell Street and within 2 weeks on Leitch Ave.  Additional details can be found here: 2017 Sidewalk Program Information  Questions on the project can be sent to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


October 12, 2017 -  As a reminder this weekend is the LAST WEEKEND to leave BRUSH AT THE CURB!   The DPW will make a FINAL BRUSH PICKUP on Monday October 16th.   After that, the DPW will be doing leaf pickup only!   After October 16th, the DPW will be using a leaf vacuum so any leaf piles with brush in them will NOT be picked up.  


October 4, 2017 -  All public statements, sampling results have been moved to a new webpage in an effort to simplify and provide a consolidated location for drinking water information related to the blue green algae.  That page can be found here: Blue Green Algae Drinking Water Page or by accessing from the menu on the left hand side.


September 22, 2017 -  As many are aware, construction has started on the 2017 Sidewalk Program.  The Contractor is currently work on State Street and at the intersection of Packwood and Fennell.   He will be continuing in these areas next week.

A webpage has been developed to keep residents up to date on the project. 2017 Sidewalk Program Information


August 15, 2017  

Fall Brush Pick up starts on September 25th and goes until October 16th.  Please do not leave any brush or leaves curbside until September 25th.  As a reminder…

- Yard waste must be placed in the area between the curb and sidewalk - not in the street.

- Leaves must be placed in a pile (not bagged) and separated from brush. 

- Brush must be no longer than five (5) feet in length or eight (8) inches in diameter.

- Leaf pickup will continue through December, weather permitting


July 3, 2017 - Village Office summer hours begin Friday, July 7, 2017

                                     Mon - Thurs  8:00 am to 4:30 pm

                                                        Closed 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm for lunch

                                     Friday         8:00 am to 1:00 pm

March 31, 2017 Be advised that paid parking in the Municipal Lot resumes on April 1st.   



December 21, 2016 - As of January 1, 2017, Code Enforcement office hours will be Tuesday and Thursday from 10 am to 2 pm and by appointment.  The Code Enforcement Officer can be reached at 315-685-2118 to schedule an appointment.  


December 13, 2016 - Direct withdrawal from checking or savings accounts is now available for Village Utility Payments.  Click here for more information.





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