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Town Hall is located at 3284 Route 199 and is open 5 days a week, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. The Town Clerk’s office is open Monday -Friday from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Mailing address: P O Box 955 Pine Plains NY 12567

You can reach all offices at 1-518-398-8600:

  • Town Supervisor: Brian Walsh Ext-1
  • Deputy Supervisor: Jim Smith
  • Secretary to the Supervisor: Amanda Wyant Ext-1
  • Town Clerk: Madelin Chase-Dafoe Ext-0
  • Planning Board: Ext-3
  • Building Inspector: Eddie Casazza Ext-4
  • Pine Plains Police Department: Ext-5
  • Justice Court: Ext-6
  • Assessors: Ext-7
  • Tax Collector: Eileen Ciaburri Ext-9
  • Highway Department (518) 398-6662

For all other departments and details, please see the menu above.

Woodward Hill will be CLOSED for the month of May as a culvert is being replaced.

Please be advised that the Zoning Review Committee will be having a meeting on June 4th at 5pm at Town Hall where Ian Latimer Sr. Project Manager, Clean Energy Siting from NYSERDA will be joining to discuss community solar (up to 10MW) plants with the board.  The public is welcome to attend this meeting, which will also be livestreamed on the Planning and Zoning Board’s YouTube channel.

The Town of Pine Plains is accepting applications for the immediate opening of a position for Heavy Motor Equipment Operator. This is a full-time, permanent position. Applicants must have a CDL Class A or B license valid for the State of New York. Ability to perform manual labor, including heavy lifting in all weather conditions is essential. Job will include operation of equipment and machinery as well a variety of tasks in connection with the construction, repair, snow removal, drainage and maintenance of Town owned roads. Contact Highway Superintendent Carl Baden at 518-398-6662 to obtain an application The Town of Pine Plains is an E. O. E.

Proposed culvert replacement along Route 199 near the intersection of Schultz Hill Road.
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At first glance, Pine Plains looks like an ordinary, small country town. Like the other towns in Dutchess County, it was created from a larger tract, called a patent, granted by the English Crown to groups of men or companies for speculation. Pine Plains, along with the town of Milan and part of the town of North East, was carved out of the 1706 Little Nine Partners Patent, one of the last in Dutchess County to be granted. But here the similarity ends. Geography would play a significant role in shaping Pine Plains’ development, making it quite different from other towns in the region. Called “the pine plains” for the abundance of pine trees covering its valley floor, the area, bounded on the east and west by mountains, was something of a backwater.

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