Change in Refuse Collection Schedule for the City!

As a result of the Juneteenth Holiday, on Saturday, June 19th, there is a change in the Refuse Collection Schedule for the City. There will be no refuse collections done by the Department of Public Works on Friday, June 18th.  For the week of Monday, June 14th, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursdays collections will be done on their regularly scheduled days, and Fridays collections will be done on Thursday, June 17th.

The City of Plattsburgh seeks Police Chief

The City of Plattsburgh, N. Y. is seeking an experienced and visionary leader to head its 44 member Police department that serves a city population of approximately 19,000.  The City of Plattsburgh consists of about 6 square miles and is located on Lake Champlain in the northeast part of New York State about 20 miles south of the Canadian Border. To the west of Plattsburgh sits 6.1 million acres of land called the Adirondack Park which contains the famous Adirondack Mountains. There are over one hundred summits, ranging from under 1,200 to over 5,000 feet in altitude.   Reporting to the Mayor, the Police Chief is responsible for all daily operations of the department, including training, building plan review.   The Police Chief also is responsible for preparing and presenting annual and five-year capital budgets, and working with the Mayor and Council to develop a long-range plan to modernize the department and ensure it meets and exceeds residents’ needs.   The successful candidate should have a minimum of 2 years experience as a Police Lieutenant or Police Captain; and excellent communications and interpersonal skills. The candidate also must be able to work effectively with organized labor and actively participate in contract negotiations.   Salary Range: $111,000-124,000 Benefits commensurate with bargaining unit benefits   County residency is required within 30 days of hire.   Interested individuals should forward a cover letter and resume by August 27, 2021:   City of Plattsburgh Police Chief Search Office of the Mayor 41 City Hall Place Plattsburgh, NY 12901

Rugar Street Road Resurfacing ROAD CLOSURES!

The Road Resurfacing Project on Rugar Street will begin on Monday, June 14th.  This Resurfacing Project will be done in 3 PHASES, which will affect the flow of traffic on Rugar Street as follows; PHASE 1 will begin on Monday, June 14th and continue thru Friday, June 17th.  During this phase Rugar Street will be closed to all east bound traffic from Broad Street to Leonard Avenue between the hours of 7:00am and 3:00pm. PHASE 2 will begin on Monday, June 21st and continue thru Friday, June 25th.  During this phase Rugar Street will be closed to all thru traffic from Broad Street to Leonard Avenue between the hours of 5:30am and 6:00pm (Local traffic and deliveries will be permitted). PHASE 3 will begin on Monday, June 28th and continue thru Wednesday, June 30th (WEATHER PERMITTING).  During this phase Rugar Street will be closed to all thru traffic from Broad Street to Leonard Avenue between the hours of 5:30am and 6:00pm (NO LOCAL TRAFFIC OR DELIVERIES WILL BE ALLOWED).


Meet the City of Plattsburgh Top Dog Winner 2021 by clicking the links below: Top Dog Winner  Top Dog Winner  Doggy Bag of goodies   


CITY OF PLATTSBURGH TO RETURN TO IN-PERSON MEETINGS IN MAY   Beginning May ​3rd at 5pm - City Infrastructure Committee Meeting, all City of Plattsburgh committee and Regular meetings of the Common Council will return to in-person.   They will continue to be live streamed (link below)   Link:   Please find attached 2021 meeting schedule.   Please forward all requests for interviews or comments to: Beth Carlin 518-563-7701  


City of Plattsburgh, NY Rental Registration Application   Pursuant to the City of Plattsburgh Rental Registry Law, the owner of each building containing High Occupancy Rental Units* shall register the building with the City Code Enforcement Office. UNREGISTERED RENTAL PROPERTIES ARE UNLAWFUL. Permits will be issued for any residential rental dwelling subject to the Rental Registry Law upon the owner making application and certifying under oath and subject to perjury that said dwelling is in compliance with all applicable City and State Codes, Statutes, Laws, Ordinances and regulations. At the request of and with the consent of the owner, the Code Enforcement Official shall inspect the property for compliance within the life of the permit. A permit is valid for 3 Years from the date of approval. A renewal permit must be submitted 3 months prior to expiration of a permit. After an application is approved an inspection date and time will be scheduled. All fees must be paid for a permit to be approved. Owners with multiple properties must submit an application for each property. A Rental Registry Permit is not transferable to a new owner. In the event of a sale or other transaction a new permit must be applied for by the new owner within 5 business days of a transaction.  The applicant is advised that, in addition to any other remedies available under the law, any owner of a property which contains a building with High Occupancy Rental Units* who fails to comply with the minimum requirements of the City of Plattsburgh Rental Registry Law, must comply by applying for and obtaining a Rental Permit pursuant to the City of Plattsburgh Rental Registry Law, and given probable cause are subject to revocation or nonrenewal. Furthermore, the owner shall also be subject to all penalties set forth in said City of Plattsburgh Rental Registry Law.   * The following examples shall be considered High Occupancy Rental Units. Rental of single family residence or units within a duplex to more than four unrelated individuals who do not otherwise qualify as a “family” or “functional equivalent of a family”, or the  rental of multi-family dwelling units.                                                                                 Fees 3 Year Rental Permit  -                                $100 / Unit (Initial Inspection and 2 follow up inspections included)                                                                      Or $40/Unit/year for 3 years      Re-inspection after 2 failed follow ups -     $50 / visit Missed Inspection date / time -                    $50 / property (without 24 hour notice)   Link to Rental Registry Permit Application Form:  Application for Registration of Rental Housing.pdf Link to City Code 144-18 Rental Registry: City of Plattsburgh, NY Ecode360_144-18 Rental Registry.pdf  

Bridge to Sailor's Beach Closed!

The bridge to Sailor's Beach is closed until further notice!