Village Hall

Welcome to the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson website. Please send comments, suggestions or questions to:
Brendan G.Coyne Mayor 534-4200, x311

Village Office hours

Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Village Elections

Village Election Day is Tuesday, March 20th from 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Voting will take place in the Board Room of the Village Hall, 325 Hudson St., Cornwall-on-Hudson,
Registration Day for this election will be held on Saturday, March 10th from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM in the Board Room of the Village Hall, 325 Hudson St., Cornwall-on-Hudson,

A Friendly reminder from the Department of Public Works

Snow Regulations prohibit parking on Village Roads after 2 1/2 inches or more of snow. Vehicles need to be removed from the roadway until crews have completed clearing of the roadways. Violators will be towed. Thank you for your cooperation. Be safe.

Village E-Mail Notification System:

The Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson is offering a new emergency notification within the Village. In an emergency, you will receive messages from DPW, Water, Mayor, Clerk or Fire. The contact information is confidential and will be used for emergency purposes only.

CodeRed-keeping citizens informed

The Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson will continue with our e-mail notification system as well. The notification system will be utilized for both routine issues including road closures, weather statements etc. and also for emergency notifications. You may subscribe/unsubscribe by clicking here. Rest assured that your personal information will not be used for any other purpose.  If you have any questions regarding this system, feel free to email

Site Address Requirements from the Building Department

NYS requires address identification for all buildings to facilitate 911 emergency responses. The displayed numbers shall be installed on the front of the building and shall contrast with their background. Characters shall not be less than 4 inches in height with a stroke width of not less than ½ inch and must be visible from the street. Address numbers shall be alphabetical letters and Arabic numbers. Numbers are not to be spelled out. Where access is by means of a private road and the building address cannot be viewed from the public way, a monument, pole or other sign or means shall be used to identify the structure. Address identification shall be maintained. Please comply within 90 days Reference NYS building code R319.1


Notice is hereby given that the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson Board of Trustees will hold a Special Meeting at 7:00 PM on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 325 Hudson Street, Cornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y. in order to discuss the issuance of a Revenue Anticipation Note (RAN) for Water Rents and to discuss other matters that may come before the board.

Jeanne Mahoney
Village Clerk

Hazardous/toxic Liquids and Materials-Orange County Collection

Please see the DPW page for details.

Orange County Clerk Makes 2 Major Announcements E-Recording & Online Record Search

# 1 Electronic recording of land records, such as deeds and mortgages is now available in Orange County. Currently documents can be e-recorded through:
Simplifile at
Corporation Service Company at
# 2 Online Record Search. The public can now access County Clerk Records from their home or office. Any public records previously viewed at the clerk’s office, including land and court documents, can be viewed online through:
IQS at

These long anticipated services brings Orange County into the 21st Century and on par with other counties in NY State.
Watch for Annie Rabbitt’s future announcement on e-filing


(earlier budgets may be found on Archives page)

New Resolution & Law
Community program - Backpacks For Food

There is a new community organization called Backpacks For Food (BFF). To get involved, you can visit their website at Drop off donations (There is a bin for food donations in the Village Office - Please see list of foods being accepted).

Hazard Mitigation Plan

The Town of Cornwall and Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson have jointly prepared the Hazard Mitigation Plan.  We are seeking input from Village Residents, Businesses and Organizations. After reviewing please, direct your input per the instructions on the Town Website.

Special meeting notices

See hearings page for details



Public Service Commission

The Public Service Commission has many brochures to help through the winter to view the selection follow this link. For a copy of any of these brochures call 888-Ask-PSC1.

FEMA Flyer
YellowBook Notice - 2015

Yellowbook phone book delivery of the Northern Orange County, NY directory.
Approximate Delivery Start Date -11/9/2015
Approximate Delivery End Date -12/7/2015

To order additional Yellowbook directories, please call 1-800-YB Yellow {l-877-607-0775). You have the choice about future phone book directories. Residents can opt-out by visiting and can learn more about recycling options at The pdf flyer linked to here features recycling and opt-out information.

Selected Financial Activities - Report of Activities
Village Board Work Session and Village Business Meeting and Zoning Board Meeting

Supporting documents and agenda for meeting are available for review on hearings page.

ROA Terminating Status of Village as an Assessing Unit


Water bills can be placed into the drop-box (located on the side of Village Hall) during and after business hours (including weekends and holidays).


MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems) Draft & Annual Reports are posted on MS4 page


Here is a link for Hurricane Preparedness:

New York Storm Relief Rebate Program

Also tips on preparing for all-hazards:

The number for FEMA assistance is (800) 621-3362. The website is

Stop The Tax Shift:

The New York Conference of Mayors has launched a public education campaign to defend property taxpayers from tax shifts that may be pushed from the state onto cities and Villages. This campaign will deliver a unified message through a new NYCOM-designed single-issue Web site, State and local officials, the media and the public will be able to utilize this site to understand the direct connection between state actions - e.g., state aid and state mandates - and New York's real property tax burden.

Local officials and private citizens will also be able to use the Web site to deliver this message directly to state leaders, legislators and opinion-makers.

Recycling Dumpsters:

For the convenience of Village residents, recycling dumpsters are available Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 3:15 pm at the DPW Facility, located at 50 Shore Road. Any questions please call the DPW office at 534-7600.

Unwanted Phone Books:

Please find below the links to two websites intended to help stem the tide of unwanted phone book deliveries. is an organization working to educate consumers and promote the green movement to eliminate the unsolicited delivery of Yellow and White Pages books. This site is aimed at starting a national movement to solicit the White/Yellow Pages industry to proactively stop the delivery of books or to begin moving legislation to mandate the stoppage of this activity. This movement should be similar to the National No-Call Registry that have stopped and/or decreased the number of unwanted solicitations telephone calls to consumers. will expedite an end to this needless environmental waste, educate consumers on free and easy alternatives, and shed light on the growing inaccuracy of readership statistics that drive advertisers to still invest in this antiquated medium.

The Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson does not endorse nor advise any action to be taken by any individual however provides the above for informational purposes.

NY-Alert Now Available:

NY-Alert can warn people of extreme weather, hazardous materials spills, road closures, terrorist attacks and much more.

But you won't get the warning if you don't register. To enroll, visit the system's Web site at, then click the "sign up" option along the left side.

Your local emergency managers will be able to contact only your home phone if you do not register your cellular number, fax number or e-mail address.

Registration is broken up by county, town and the variety of alerts a person wishes to receive. Public safety officials said some parents are signing up for alerts in the town where their children are attending college, just to stay informed.

The above was reported by the Times-Herald Record on Sunday April 27, 2008.  Click HERE for the entire article.

Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson 2007 - 2018