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Town of Johnsburg Community Information

Town of Johnsburg and surrounding areas have some GREAT hiking opportunities.. click HERE for maps and information.

Did you know . . .

  • The Town of Johnsburg is made up of seven (7) hamlets:  Bakers Mills, Garnet Lake, Johnsburg, North Creek, North River, Riparius and Wevertown.
  • Total population of the Town of Johnsburg (in area, the largest town in Warren County) is 2,395 (as of 2010 census).
  • The Johnsburg Town Board typically meets the first & third Tuesday of each month at7 p.m. at various locations in the town.  **Please note that there is only one meeting scheduled in June, July, and August on the 3rd Tuesday, 2014 - other special meetings will be scheduled as needed** (Major holidays move meetings to the following Thursday) 
  • The Johnsburg Planning Board meets the fouth Monday of each month at Tannery Pond Community Center.
  • The Johnsburg Zoning Board of Appeals meets as needed...generally the first Monday of each month at Tannery Pond Community Center.
  • Town of Johnsburg land taxes are due Jan-Mar and are payable at Town Hall on Main Street in North Creek NY. Call the Town Clerk for information - 251-2421x28
  • School taxes are due Sept-Oct and are payable in person at Johnsburg Central School during the month of September only. Call Mary Alexander for more information - 251-2431
  • North Creek water rents are due in April & October. Call JJ Lomax for information - 251-5046
  • Residents may reserve a Town building for personal use. For availability and scheduling information for Tannery Pond call 251-2505 or bspeach@tpcca.org --for all other buildings including Scout Hall, Wevertown Hall, Ski Bowl Lodge/Pavilion, or Riverfront Park, call 251-2421x21 OR mail@johnsburgny.com    There are also special events hosted at Tannery throughout the year. Click Here for their Calendar of Events.
  • All houses must have a 911 number. If you do not have a number or do not know if yours is correct, please call 251-5559x25
  • There are three voting districts (District #1 Wevertown / District #2 North Creek / District #3 Bakers Mills) with one polling place at the Wevertown Community Center. For more information  conatct the Warren County Board of Elections at 761-6458 or 761-6459


Click, Call or stop by the Johnsburg Town Hall for information on:

  • Marriage Licenses
  • Hunting/Fishing Licenses
  • Dog Licenses
  • Town Recycling Information and Transfer Station Trash stickers
  • Burn permits
  • Community Action Weatherization Assistance Program (Information Link)  (Application Link)
  • For HEAP information -  Please contact: Warren County Department of Social Services
    Warren County Municipal Center Annex
    1340 State Route 9
    Lake George, New York 12845
    (518) 761-6300
  • Town Building Permit, driveway permits,Water, Septic & other Applications are now available on the Planning and Zoning Page  (Please be advised...you will also need the completed County Applications for review for construction projects in order to obtain your Zoning Compliance Certificate - you will NOT be able to obtain a Building permit without it)


 More .PDF files for forms and applications coming soon!!!


 Transfer Station

The Transfer Station is open Noon till 5pm Monday - Wednesday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday & Sunday (except Holidays) CLOSED THRUSDAY AND FRIDAY.  Punch cards and trash stickers are required and are available for purchase at the Town Clerk's officet at Town Hall. 

  • The Reidents Dump Cards are available at the Town Clerks office.  These cards are issued annualy to home owners in the Town of Johnsburg at no charge and are now good YEAR-ROUND!!!!! You can use this card to dispose of certain items (ex. Couch, chair, mattress, tires) for FREE one time, then there is a charge for subsequent items. This card may NOT be used for household trash.
  • Brush is no longer accepted due the changes in DEC burning regulations.  All lumber must be placed in C&D - there is a charge associated with this service.
  • Trash Stickers are now $3.00 each (one sticker per standard 33g. bag)
  • For more information see "Transfer Station Rates" under Town News 
  • Trash stickers are now available at the Town Library on Saturdays from 10-2


 Ph: (518)251-4343  For returns after hours, please use the drop box in the Library entrance.

Winter Hours

Monday      Closed
Tuesday      Closed
Wednesday      11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday      11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday      11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday      10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday      Closed


Summer Hours
(From July 1st to August 31st)

Monday      9 a.m. to 12 noon
Tuesday      Closed
Wednesday      11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday      11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday      11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday      10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday      Closed


STAR Program - School Tax Relief Program

The star program is available to all primary homeowners in the Town of Johnsburg. To learn more about the Star Program visit the Office of Real Property Services web site or stop by the Assessor’s office at Town Hall for an application.



The Town gives support to:

Banks & ATM Machines

Gas Stations, Auto Service & Convenience Stores

Medical & Emergency Services


Places of Worship

  • Calvary Bible Church, Wevertown
  • Bakers Mills Wesleyan Church, Bakers Mills
  • Seventh Day Adventist Church, North Creek
  • United Methodist Church of Riparius, Wevertown & Johnsburg
  • Kenyontown United Methodist Church
  • St. James Roman Catholic Church, North Creek
  • Sodom Community Church, Bakers Mills
  • The American Baptist Parish of North Creek and Minerva
  • Ministry of the Holy Spirit, North Creek
  • North Creek United Methodist Church, North Creek NY
  • North River United Methodist Church
  • Baha'i Faith, Town of Johnsburg




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