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Upcoming Meetings
Rec/Youth Commission: 5/27
Conservation Board: 5/26
Agriculture Committee: 5/13
Planning Board: 5/28
Genung Nature Preserve Along a mile of Fall Creek as it takes a great loop on its way to Cayuga Lake, the Genung Preserve is open for people to explore an easy trail through various habitats and enjoy a quiet respite from the noise of everyday life.
Welcome Welcome to Dryden! Our quality of life, trails, natural beauty and excellent services make Dryden top the list of towns to love in Tompkins County. Come see what we have to offer-you may be surprised!

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The Town Board of Dryden has made minor amendments to its Zoning Ordinance and introduced it as the Town of Dryden Zoning Law.  The Town Board will hear comments and consider its adoption at a public hearing during the scheduled Town Board meeting on Thursday, January 15th at 7 PM for public comments. The Zoning Law with proposed changes can be found here.

A synopsis of the proposed changes can be found here.



Town and County Taxes for the year 2015 have been mailed. If you do not receive your bill(s) in a reasonable amount of time, feel free to contact the Town Clerk at 607-844-8888, option 3 OR you can view, print and/or pay you bill(s) through the Town of Dryden’s website by clicking on NYS Tax Glance (in the right hand column) OR click here. Please be aware that paying your taxes on-line will result in an additional processing fee.

You can pay your taxes at, or mail the payment to, the Dryden Town Clerk’s Office, 93 East Main Street, Dryden, NY 13053. Taxes are due, without penalty, on or before February 2nd. Taxes may be paid in two installments as long as the first half is paid by February 2nd.¬† The last day you can pay taxes at the Clerk’s office is March 31st.

The Town Clerk’s Office will be open Monday through Friday 8AM – 4:30PM and (January only) Saturday 9AM to noon .


2015 Budget

The 2015 Adopted Budget can be found here.

Highway Department assists in Western New York

Kudos to our Highway Department for helping Western New York after the storm.

Click here for the story!


The Town of Dryden has adopted a new fee schedule for building projects. Feel free to contact the Planning Department (844-8888 extension 2) with questions or concerns.


In a 5-2 decision New York State Court of Appeals affirmed Dryden’s right to ban fracking through land use regulations.

To read the Court’s decisions, click here.



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