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Dannemora is a charming town located in the northern region of New York State. With a population of just over 4,000 people, Dannemora offers a peaceful and friendly atmosphere, away from the hustle and bustle of larger cities. Despite its small size, the town is steeped in history, with roots dating back to the early 19th century. Dannemora is home to beautiful parks, friendly locals, and a rich cultural heritage, making it a wonderful place to live, work, and visit. Whether you're looking to explore its history, enjoy the great outdoors, or simply relax and unwind, Dannemora has something for everyone.


Explore Chazy Lake where you can enjoy a relaxing day of fishing, paddling and swimming at Chazy Lake Beach. The Chazy Lake Boat Launch, located off Route 374, provides easy access for boaters at the northwest end. Once the water freezes, ice fishing and snowmobiling on Chazy Lake become extremely popular activities during the quiet winter months.


Public Hearing on Short Term Rentals

  • There will be a public hearing at 4:45 pm July 24th, 2024, at the Town Municipal Building, 78 Higby Road, Chazy Lake, to hear comments on a Proposed Law Regulating Short- Term Rentals in the Town of Dannemora. Attached is the proposed law and application form to review prior to the meeting. The Regular monthly board meeting will be held immediately after the public hearing. See the Proposed Local Law.

Interested in joining the Town of Dannemora Comprehensive Plan Committee?

Energy Efficiency

  • For several years, the Town of Dannemora has been working towards increased energy efficiency, with benchmarking playing a significant role in this initiative. Here is the benchmarking report for the past eight years. Click HERE for the report.

Town Parks Update

  • Things are moving forward with the town parks getting ready for summer! We have rubber mulch ready to be added to all the playgrounds and the vandalism at the beach is almost completely repaired.

  • And more good news. Approval finally came through that we can proceed with our plans for the Veterans Park. We will have made great strides by the end of June toward our goal of using this modest plot of land for its intended purpose.


Exciting News: Convenient Online Water and Sewer Payments Now Available!

  • Managing your water and sewer payments just got easier! Introducing our brand-new online payment feature for hassle-free transactions. Here's how to get started: 


  • Simply click HERE to open the water and sewer payment portal.

  • You can pay your water bill in April and May without penalty. Beginning in June, YOU MUST ADD A 5% PENALTY of the original charge to your payment.

  • You can pay your sewer bill in June, July, and August without penalty, beginning in September YOU MUST ADD A 5% PENALTY of the original charge to your payment.


  • The online payment portal will NOT automatically add any penalties that are owed. All payments must be received before November 1st. If not received before November 1st they will be sent to the County for relevy. Any questions or if you need assistance, please contact the Town Clerk’s office during office hours or email


Meeting Minutes


Monthly Town Board Meetings

  • Monthly Town Board meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 5:00pm.

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