Colton Town closes all non-essential offices and departments
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 5:40 pm

COLTON -- Effective immediately, the Colton Town Board has closed all non-essential offices and departments and their board will table all actions until it is once again safe to congregate in groups.

Town offices are closed to the public as of March 17.

Business will be conducted by phone, mail or email. Payments for taxes and water/sewer can be mailed to 94 Main St., Colton 13625 or put in the drop box to the right of the front door or pay by credit card online at, by phone at 315-262-2810, or email at [email protected].

The monthly Town Board meeting for April 8 has been canceled. Board members will come to approve bills when notified. All other business will be tabled until the town returns to business as usual.

The Colton Highway Department will be on call and only come in for essential services (snow, road clearing, etc.). They can be reached by phone at 315-262-2500.

All events at the Community Center and Pavilion are canceled until further notice.

Code Enforcement will be operated by phone, mail, email or appointment only. They can be reached by at 315-244-7880, [email protected] or by mail at 94 Main St., Colton 13625.

The Assessor’s Office is closed and only accessible by phone at 315-262-2848; mail at 94 Main St., Colton, NY 13625; or email at [email protected].

All planning and zoning board meetings are cancelled until further notice. Please call the code enforcement for any needs.

The BTI program will still operate until further notice.

Town Court is closed until further notice. Anyone needing to address the court can do so by phone at 315-262-2380; mail at P.O. Box 475, South Colton 13687; or email at [email protected]. The public can also use the drop box for mail or to make payments.

The Colton Hepburn Library is closed until April 20. Visit the Colton Library website for additional information at

If there is a need for anything essential, town residents are asked to contact the Town Supervisor’s office at 315-262-2810, ext 4 and leave a message with your name and phone number.

The Town Board asks that all residents exercise caution and practice preventative measures as outlined by Public Health and the CDC.