Snow Storm Parking

Woodstock Town Code



§ 233-12: Emergencies

A.      Declaration of emergency. The Town Supervisor may declare a state of snow emergency or other emergency in cases of flood, serious fire, or other extreme public emergency whenever, in the Supervisor's judgment, conditions resulting therefrom create dangerous driving conditions within the Town.

B.      Notice of snow emergency. Upon declaration of a snow emergency, the Town of Woodstock Superintendent of Highways shall erect and maintain appropriate signs at reasonable intervals along established snow routes to provide notice that it is unlawful to park or abandon any vehicle along or upon an established snow route during such declared snow emergency.

C.      Effect of declared emergency. During the existence of any declared emergency, it shall be unlawful to park or abandon any vehicle along or upon any established snow route or upon that portion of the public roads or highways affected by the conditions resulting from flood, serious fire, or other extreme public emergency.


§ 233-13: Removal and storage of Vehicles


The Town of Woodstock may provide for the removal and storage of any vehicle or vehicles parked or abandoned on streets, roads and highways during snowstorms, floods, fires, or other public emergencies; or found unattended where they constitute an obstruction to traffic or in any place where stopping, standing or parking is prohibited; or in violation of any provision(s) of this chapter. In the event of such removal and storage, the Town shall provide for the payment of reasonable charges by the owner of any such vehicle(s)


§ 233-14: Penalties for offenses

[Amended 11-18-2008 by L.L. No 2-2008, 8-9-2011 by L.L. No. 5-2011]


A.      A violation of the provisions of §§ 233-4 and 233-5B of this chapter, which regulate parking and standing along and upon streets and roads in municipal parking lots, shall constitute an offense punishable by a fine of $25 if paid within 72 hours of receipt of a parking ticket therefor of $40 if paid thereafter.

B.      A violation of the provisions of §233-5C of this chapter, which regulates overnight parking in municipal parking lots, shall constitute grounds for removal and storage, pursuant to §233-13 of this chapter, of any vehicle so parked and/or shall be subject to the following fines for violations within a calendar year:

(1)    First offense: fine of $50

(2)    Second offense: fine of $100

(3)    Third offense: fine of $200

(4)    Each additional offense: fine of $300

C.       Any person convicted of a violation of the provisions of § 233-12C of this chapter pertaining to declared emergencies, shall be fined not less than $50 nor more than $1,000 for each offense. Each day that a violation continues shall be considered a separate offense.

Town of Woodstock: Road Signs For Sale!

Looking for a gift idea for a loved one this holiday season??



There are still Town of Woodstock road signs available!


The next time signs will be replaced will be twenty five years from now.

Become a part of Woodstock History!!!

Only $35, first come first serve!



* You may contact the Clerk's Office before coming in to see if the sign you are looking for is still available at (845) 679-2113 x14.


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Mark your calendars!

Woodstock's 29th Annual Birthday Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Sunday, January 19th, 2020 at the Mescal Hornbeck Community Center. 2:00pm


Woodstock Board of Fire Commissioners

Annual Election of the Woodstock Fire District

and Proposition to vote on the creation of a Capital Reserve Fund


Tuesday, December 10, 2019


at Woodstock Fire Co. #1

242 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY 12498


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Short Term Rental Application 


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Short Term Rental Applications


  If you have any questions regarding the rules and regulations, contact the Building Department at (845) 679-2113 ext. 13
Short Term Rental Applications
Short Term Rental Applications

EMT Training Course

EMT Course 9/10/19-1/16/20

Tuesdays and Thursdays 7pm-10:30pm


To Register: (845) 679-5111 or via email at

Woodstock Cemetery
Cemetery Deeds Needed

The Town Clerk is still in need of many deeds/plot info in order to fill in the gaps on the cemetery maps. If you or anyone you may know owns a plot in the Woodstock cemetery, please send a copy of both sides of the deed to the Town Clerk at 45 Comeau Drive, Woodstock NY 12498. Please include your contact information including phone in case the Clerk has questions. If you are local you are welcome to stop by the Clerk's office Monday through Friday, 9-5, and have a copy made free of charge.


***** RULES & REGULATIONS ***** 



Community Center Brick Form

Community Center "Bricks" are back up for sale!


Buy a brick and become part of history on the Woodstock Wall of Fame!


Each brick is $100, made of white pine. Each brick can have 2 lines of writing, 20 characters per line, including spaces and "&".


Order forms are available at the Town Supervisor's office and the Town Clerk's office

or click HERE to download and print.


Send completed form and check to:

Town of Woodstock

Attn: Bricks

45 Comeau Drive

Woodstock, NY 12498



If you have any questions contact Ashley at (845) 679-2113 x17.




Filming or Holding Events in the Town of Woodstock
Filming or Holding Events in the Town of Woodstock
We are happy you want to film or hold your event in our town. Event = march, concert, performance, etc., on town property, or on private property with an attendence/production that will impede pedestrian or vehicle traffic. In order to meet insurance and safety requirements we require at least one meeting with our Insurance & Safety Committee before the start of filming/date of your event. Insurance may be required, as well as a fee to cover the costs of extra Police coverage, garbage removal, etc., and there are fees for the rental of the Community Center on Rock City Road, and Town Hall on Tinker Street. The Town Clerk keeps the schedule and collects the fees for facilities rentals. Insurance & Safety meetings are held once a month, generally on the third Thursday at 9:30am in the Supervisor's Office, 45 Comeau Drive, Woodstock. We also require that you/your company complete a Mass Gathering Permit application. Any filming/event on private property requires permission of the property owner. A Mass Gathering permit can be emailed to you from the Supervisor's Office. For more detailed information please see our Filming/Event page on this site.

Quiet Beauty
Enjoy Our Quiet Beauty!

Visiting Woodstock? Did you find a place to stay through Airbnb or a similar service? Welcome to Woodstock. BUT, one request that we have is that you PLEASE not make noise.  You will be surprised to know how sound carries through our dells. PLEASE, join us in our quiet celebration of nature.


Are you renting your property through Airbnb or a similar service? PLEASE, advise your guests to respect your neighbors and not make noise.


We have found that when this matter is brought to the attention of both visitors and renters that they bend over backwards to be a good neighbor. PLEASE pass this message on.


Noise Ordinance
2018 Noise Ordinance

                                                       Local Law No. 1 of the Year 2018


               Be it enacted by the Town Board of the Town of Woodstock, NY as follows:




§  Legislative intent.

The making and creating of disturbing, excessive, or offensive noises in the Town is a condition which has persisted, and the level and frequency of occurrences of such noises continues to increase. These noise levels are a detriment to the public health, comfort, convenience, safety, and welfare of the citizens. Every person is entitled to an environment in which disturbing, excessive, or offensive noise is not detrimental to his or her life, health, or enjoyment of property. The chapter is to be construed liberally, but it is not intended to be construed so as to discourage the enjoyment by residents of normal, reasonable and usual activities.


§  Prohibited acts.


No person, with the intent to cause public inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, or recklessly creating a risk thereof, shall cause, suffer, allow or permit to be made unreasonable noise. For purposes of this chapter, unreasonable noise is any disturbing, excessive, or offensive sound that disturbs a reasonable person of normal sensitivities.


The following acts are declared to be prima facie evidence of a violation of this chapter. This enumeration shall not be deemed exclusive.


Any unnecessary noise from any source between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. the following day.


Noise from a dog or other pet animal that is continuous and exceeds 15 minutes.


Noise from a burglar alarm or other alarm system of any building or vehicle which is continuous and exceeds 15 minutes.


Excessive or unreasonable level of noise from any live music or sound reproduction system, operating or playing any radio, portable radio or tape player, television, tape deck or similar device that reproduces or amplifies sound.


The construction, including excavation, demolition, alteration or repair of any building other than between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p. m., except in case of a public safety and emergency.


The operation of power equipment outdoors between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. the following day, and on weekends between 9:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m.


The sounding of any horn or signaling device of an automobile, motorcycle or other vehicle for any unnecessary or unreasonable period of time.


The making of improper noise or disturbance or operating an automobile or motorcycle in such a manner as to cause excessive squealing or other excessive noise of the tires.


§  Exceptions.

The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to the following acts:


The emission of sound for the purpose of alerting persons to the existence of an emergency;


Noise from municipally sponsored celebrations or events;


Noise from individually sponsored events where a permit for public assembly or other relevant permission has been obtained from the Town;


The operation or use of any radio, bell, chimes or other instrument, apparatus, or device by any church, synagogue, or school licensed or chartered by the State of New York.


§  Penalties for offenses.

Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a violation and shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $250 for each offense. The Town may also seek injunctive relief to prevent the continued violation of this chapter.




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