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Danby Town Hall 

1830 Danby Road
Ithaca, NY 14850-9419

Town Supervisor - Fredric "Ric" Dietrich
Town Clerk - Pamela Goddard
Town Councilperson - Rebecca Brenner
Town Councilperson - Leslie Connors
Town Councilperson - Frank "Jim" Holahan
Town Councilperson - Jack Miller Jr.


Welcome to the Town of Danby's official website!


We are very proud and excited to announce The Town of Danby has a new official website( as well as official town email addresses. Please note that email addresses for town officials have changed. The most current contact information is listed on this website - if an email address ends in, it is current. 

The new website and email has a much more stable and secure system. With this change we will improve transparency, allowing elected and appointed officials' and town department's direct access to edit their webpage, and also allowing better and quicker communication with the residents.



Public Hearing - Remaining Open - 0n Proposed Local Law to Amend the Zoning Ordinance Related to Solar Energy of the Town of Danby, New York
April 29, 2017


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town Board of the Town of Danby will hold the following Public Hearing on Monday, MAY 8, 2017 at the Danby Town Hall, 1830 Danby Road (aka Route 96B): 

FURTHER NOTICE - Due to comments on the draft Local Law, there will be revisions made. The revised draft will be posted on the Code/Planning page of this web site. The Public Hearing is to remain open until the June 19 Town Board meeting. Additional comments from the public continue to be welcomed. 


7:00 p.m., to hear all comments of interested persons related to considering adoption of Town of Danby Local Law X of 2017 “A Local Law to Amend the Zoning Ordinance Related to Solar Energy of the Town of Danby, New York.” 

This Zoning for Solar Energy Law is to "advance and protect the public health, safety, and welfare of the Town of Danby, in accordance with the Comprehensive Plan, including: 1. Taking advantage of a safe, abundant, renewable energy resource; 2. Decreasing the cost of energy to the owners of commercial and residential properties; and 3. Managing the safety and aesthetic issues related to installation of Solar Energy Systems."

The full text of the proposed Local Law is on file on the Town of Danby web site,, and in the Office of the Danby Town Clerk, located at 1830 Danby Road, and is available for review during office hours.


By Order of the Town Board.

All persons will be heard either in writing or in person.

Pamela Goddard, Danby Town Clerk
Danby Town Hall, 1830 Danby Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Sign up to Receive Email News/Alerts from Town of Danby
March 27, 2015

Read the Ithaca Journal or Ithaca Times and you will learn that there is a lot going on in Danby. You can receive critical information directly to your "in box" by self-subscribing to email alerts. When something important happens, town officials now have the ability to notify you through email. This is one method of enhancing our emergency notification communication, and simply informing residents of actions and events of interest. Additional information may be posted on the Home Page of the Town of Danby web site. Specific email addresses cannot be viewed, and your contact information will remain private and secure.


To do this: 1.Visit the Town of Danby’s official website  2. Click on link NEWS on the sidebar, directing you to the News page.  3. Scroll to the bottom of the NEWS page. There you will find "Subscribe to Town Of Danby News.  4. Enter your email.  5.  You must "confirm submission" through your email account.

Danby Town Court New Office Hours
March 25, 2015

The Town Court of the Town of Danby has new office hours, three days a week, in addition to its traditional Tuesday night courtroom hours.


The Court Clerk will be available on Moday and Wednesday mornings from 9am until 1pm, and Tueadys from 9am until noon. The Clerk can answer questions, accept payment of fines, and review court-related paperwork during those hours. The Danby Court phone number is 607.277.0095.


The Court holds its regular weekly session on Tuesday evenings. starting at 7pm.


Please note: The Court Clerk is not the same person as the Town Clerk.