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.
Dryden: Places of Interest & Recreational Activities
A 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)**
Ellis Hollow Community Swimming Pool
Did you know the Ellis Hollow Community Swimming Pool is open to all Town of Dryden residents? The pool season has officially started! Become a pool member before June 15 and save! Click here for more information!
NYSDEC: Twin Sheds Unit Management Plan
This Unit Management Plan (UMP) has been developed to strategically guide the management activities on the State Forests in the Twin Sheds Unit for the next 20 years, with a review scheduled after 10 years. The 5,002 acre Unit is comprised of the Hammond Hill and Yellow Barn State Forests. Covering about 8 square miles, the Forests are located in the Tompkins County towns of Caroline and Dryden.
Town of Dryden Virtual Farmers Market
We created the Virtual Farmers Market to help you find high quality locally produced meats, fruits, and vegetables. Get to know where your food comes from by purchasing it from a local farmer. This website will help you find local farms near you while also giving you a chance to learn how each farm raises their livestock or grows their fruits and vegetables.
Click Here to view the Virtual Farmers Market
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