The DPW is charged with management and maintenance of the Village streets.



The DPW maintains 24 miles of paved streets and 34 miles of sidewalks. Responsibilities include:


  • Pothole repairs
  • Paving and patching
  • Snow removal
  • Catch basin cleaning
  • Storm drain installation and repair
  • Street painting
  • Street signage
  • Street sweeping
  • Spring clean up
  • Trimming within the right-of-way



95 Van Buren Street

Saranac Lake, NY 12983

Hours of Operation: 7:00am - 3:30pm Monday through Friday

Downtown Beautification

Flowers in downtown

The DPW waters the flowers throughout downtown during the summer months.  The cost of the flowers in the large planters is shared between the Village and business owners.  VIS covers the cost of the hanging baskets.  Scott's Florist designs and plants the flowers.

On-Street Parking Rules

The Village of Saranac Lake follows a seasonal schedule:

The Parking Ban states that all vehicles must be parked off of the street from 2:00AM to 6:00AM.

Any vehicles found in violation of this will be ticketed and towed. 


This is in accordance with Village law §276-4 Parking.

Street Sweeping Schedule