City Of Hudson
 New Resident 

New Resident-Helpful Information


New Residents:               

          Welcome to the City of Hudson! As a convenience to you, our newest resident, the City has assembled some information which may be helpful to you. We encourage you to review this list of information and browse further through the City’s website for more helpful information.



Bicycle Registration           

Bicycles are to be registered at the Hudson Department of Youth.

Annual Fee: $1.00



Building Permits

Permits are required for construction and/or remodeling projects. Applications and information obtainable from the City’s Code Enforcement Office, 429 Warren Street.


Changing your Mailing Address? 

Please contact the City Assessor at 518-828-3141 to submit any changes of address or contact information. The assessor will inform the appropriate departments including the Treasurer’s Office (city/county property tax bills) and the department of Public Works (water and sewer bills).  


Dog Licenses                       

Dogs 4 months of age and older are required to be licensed.  Fees $13.50 for spayed or neutered dog. $50.00 for unspayed or unneutered dog. Certificate of Rabies Vaccination and spaying /neutering Certificate required. Apply for license at the City Clerk’s Office, City Hall.  

Garbage/Recycling Service

Purchase of bags required for city pick-up.$3.00 for 30 gallon  bag;  $1.50 for 15 gallon bag. Bags are available at City Hall.  Refuse and recyclables are picked up on a set schedule.

South side of Warren Street Garbage pick up on Mondays 

North side of Warren Street Garbage pick up on Tuesdays

Recyclables: Thursdays for the entire city

For further information or times and days of pick-up contact the Public Works Office 828-9458.




Bagged leaves are picked up by the Public Works Department on Wednesdays, during the month of November.  Dates of pick- up are announced in the city’s official newspaper-Register Star.




Night Parking -Alternate side parking between 12 Midnight and 8:00 AM on all streets within the City unless otherwise posted: 

Odd side-odd days            Even side – even days



Parking Permits

Parking Permits are available for use in  Municipal Lots only. The fee is $250.00 for one year.  Permits may be obtained at the City Clerk's Office, City Hall.

Parking Permits for a reserved spot in the South Front Street (AMTRAK) Parking Lot for Long Term Parking - Six Month Reserved Parking Permit $500.00; and Twelve Month Reserved Parking Permit $1,000.00.   Reserved permits may be obtained at the Hudson Parking Ticket Bureau, City Hall.



Property Tax Bills

Tax bills are mailed each year and paid in four installments - January, April, July and September.  Questions regarding your bill may be directed to the City Treasurer’s Office at City Hall. Questions regarding the assessment of your property should be directed to the City Assessor at City Hall. 828-3141.



Water and Sewer Bills

Water and Sewer bills are sent out quarterly to building owners on the 1st for January, April, July and October and are due by the 30th of that month.   Contact Public Works Department (828-9458) for rates and further information.



Youth Department               

The City of Hudson Department of Youth located at  132 N 6th Street, on the city’s own Oakdale Lake. Also at 18 S Third Street, provides a diverse mix of recreation programs and activities year round for all age groups. Programs and activities are listed on the city’s web site,