Documents and Forms

All the access to all the documents you need. All in one place. From permits to reports to applications, you can find it all here.

Documents and Forms

Arts & Culture Advisory Board

Board of Trustees

Building & Planning

Citizen Police Interface Committee

Community Development

Community Forms


Development Board

Downtown Advisory Board (DAB)

Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI)




Local Laws & Policies

Parks & Trails Advisory Board (PTAB)

Plans & Studies

Police Department

Public Notices

Saranac Lake Local Development Corporation (SLLDC)

Water & Sewer Rates

Water Quality Reports

Popular Forms and Permits

Here are some of the most requested forms and applications:


Birth Certificate Application .pdf

(Use this to get an official certified copy of a birth certificate for people born in the Village of Saranac Lake or the Town of Harrietstown)

Death Certificate Application .pdf

Park Use Application .pdf

(Want to host an event at a Village park? This is the application for you.)

Sign Permit Application .pdf

(Any temporary or permanent signage, application submission is free.) 

FOIL Request for Information

The information provided in order to make what is referred to as a FOIL request must be specific to what exactly you are looking for. For example, a FOIL request may mention a date range, a specific phrase or a number of very specific key words, and a document type, i.e. sewer budget for Lake Street from 2011 to 2021. 

Application for Public Access to Records 

Parking Map