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Upcoming Meetings Genung Nature Preserve Welcome
Upcoming Meetings Rec/Youth Commission: 9/24 Conservation Board: 9/30 Agriculture Committee: 9/10 Planning Board: 9/25
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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Volunteer Board positions available!!

If you are interested in serving your community, please consider serving on one of the volunteer boards!

Click here for more information.

Yellow Barn Water District

Learn more about the proposed Yellow Barn water district improvements.  Click the link below to view the presentation given on October 15, 2013.

View Presentation Here





 Reminder: Don’t Miss the STAR Registration Deadline

 For the first time, homeowners who are receiving the Basic STAR property tax exemption are required to register with the New York State Tax Department for their exemption.

 The deadline to register is December 31, 2013.

 If you are receiving the Basic STAR exemption, and have not yet registered, don’t risk losing this benefit.   The exemption saves the average homeowner $700.

 Online registration on the Tax Department’s Web site is fast, easy and takes less than five minutes.   Visit

 If you have questions or don’t have access to the Internet, call the Tax Department at 518-457-2036.

To learn more visit


Fee Schedule

The Town of Dryden requires fees for administering the NYS Building Code, as well as the town’s local laws and ordinances. These laws are enforced by two Code Enforcement Officers as well as the Director of Planning within the town’s Planning Department. The Planning Department also assists the town’s boards and applicants through the permit review process when Site Plan Review, Subdivision, and Special Use Permits are required. This process also requires the town to keep and maintain records in accordance with NYS laws.

Continue reading about the Fee Schedule here

Dryden: Places of Interest & Recreational Activities

DSIA double sided map with a street index map helping you find your way around town and to local places of interest like parks, state forests, nature preserves, and more on one side. On the other side shows a guide to the local recreational activities that can be found around town.

Click here to view the map **(2 page pdf –7mb)**



The News from Town Hall…….

Newsletter 06/07/13

Newsletter 05/16/13



Previous issues can be found here


P: 607-844-8888 
F: multiple - check with the department 

Department Extensions:
Town Court- ext1
Planning-Code- ext2
Town Clerk- ext3
Recreation- ext4
Highway-DPW- ext5
Town Supervisor- ext6
Bookkeeping-Personnel- ext7