Town of Niskayuna COVID-19 Updates

Protocol for attending board / comittee meetings in person


The following services will be processed by mail only, until further notice - residents are encouraged to use the Town Hall drop box:

•             Birth Certificate requests

•             Death Certificate requests

•             Dog license renewal and new licenses and Dog Park Permits

•             Yard Waste Bills payments

•             Alarm Fee payments

•             FOIL requests by mail and email

•             Yearly Recycling and Transfer Permit and Punch Cards

•             Disability Tags

•             Plumbers Registrations

•             Block Parties

 The following services will be offered by appointment only for Niskayuna residents only, until further notice:

•             Marriage License                        

•             Notary services

 If you have any questions please call (518) 386-4510 Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm or though the following webpage:


You may contact the Department of Public Works directly at (518) 386-4520 or though the following webpage:


You may contact the Highway Department directly at (518) 785-9753 or though the following webpage:


You may contact the Assessor’s Office directly at (518) 386-4550 or through the following webpage:

 You may contact the Tax Receiver’s Office directly at (518) 386-4540 or through the following webpage:


The Niskayuna Justice Court has reopened for in-person appearances. Anyone whose criminal, vehicle & traffic, or civil matter was previously adjourned due to the COVID-19 shutdown of New York State courts should now have received a notice with the adjournment date. If you have any question as to the status of your case, please call the court's main number at 518-386-4560.


You may contact the Town Supervisor’s Office directly (518) 386-4591 or through the following webpage:


Schenectady County Department of Public Health
SCPHS Communicable Disease Department Hotline: (518) 386-2824, option 4; after-hours (518) 437-7878

Schenectady County offers no-cost community testing on Mondays and Thursdays.* Call (518) 419-0370 to register.

Mondays*** 8:30am to 11:30am at Boys and Girls Club Adeline Wright Graham Clubhouse, 104 Education Drive, Schenectady (Mont Pleasant) 

**Thursdays 9am to 1pm at SUNY Schenectady (West Parking Lot), 78 Washington Ave., Schenectady

**There will be no community testing on December 24, 2020

New York State Department of Public Health
NYS Coronavirus 24 hour Hotline: 1-888-364-3065

Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Coronavirus Disease 2019