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Village of Rhinebeck, New York 12572

76 East Market Street, Rhinebeck, New York 12572
Telephone: 845-876-7015  |  Fax: 845-876-5583

About Rhinebeck: Rhinebeck, NY exists within Dutchess County and is comprised of two governmental jurisdictions, The Village of Rhinebeck and The Town of Rhinebeck. Residents of the village are citizens of both the town and village. Town residents who live outside the village are citizens only of the town.
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 Regional Information Console

Village Board Meetings & Other Events - View Videos

April 14, 2014 Village of Rhinebeck Public Hearing Budget
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Community Meeting & Event Calendar

2013 Tentative Assessment Roll complying with RPTL §1590 OCIS

Heart Safe Initiative ProgramHeart Safe Initiative Program

Learn the locations of AED's in Rhinebeck and learn more about the program. (AED: automatic external defribrillator)


Welcome to the Village of Rhinebeck

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It is our goal to keep residents and visitors informed of happenings in our Village. We hope our web site demonstrates the pride our residents take in our community as well as showcase the beauty of our surroundings. We are very happy to share the information contained within. Please visit frequently for updates.
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:: Recent Updates :: Village of Rhinebeck Happenings :: Useful Information

Shopping District Village of Rhinebeck2013 Tentative Assessment Roll
complying with RPTL §1590 OCIS


04-22-14 Please Take Notice: That the Village of Rhinebeck Board of Trustees will be holding a special meeting on Tuesday April 29, 2014 at the Village Hall,, 76 East Market St., Rhinebeck, NY starting at 7:00 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to approve the 2014-2015 budget and any other business that arises.

04-16-14 Legal Notice - Planning Board Public Hearing scheduled for May 6, 7:15pm


Village Board of Trustees
Regular Meeting Agenda 04-08-14

Village Planning Board
Meeting Agenda
04-15-14 7:15pm

Village Zoning Board of Appeals
Meeting Agenda 04-17-14 - 7:00pm


The Village of Rhinebeck Water Department will be doing flow and pressure tests on fire hydrants in a small section of the Hamlet this Saturday(4/26) between 10am and 12noon.
The 5 tests will take about 1-2 minutes each, unless something unforeseen happens.

2013 Annual Water Quality Report

New Fee Schedule for the Planning, Zoning and Building Departments adopted Feb. 8, 2011 by the Village Board of Trustees

FEMA has revalidated determinations for properties and/or structures in the Village of Rhinebeck at the Woods as described in Letters of Map Change (LOMC’s) previously issued by FEMA. See Notice here.

02-03-12 NOTICE: The Village of Rhinebeck has a Historic District Overlay Zone law adopted as part of the zoning code of the Village in August, 2011. Anyone owning a property in the Village Historic District and wanting to do any exterior renovation or construction should refer to section 120-38-1 of the Village Code or contact the Village Planning office at 845-876-1922. The code is accessible from this website: Rhinebeck Village Code Online

Information about the Dutchess County Planning Dept. Senior Citizen Owner-Occupied Property Rehabilitation Program:

Community Meeting & Event Calendar

Items of interest:

Village Board Meetings - View Videos

March 11, 2014 Village of Rhinebeck Board Meeting
(click title to go to video)

February 25, 2014 Village of Rhinebeck Public Hearing -
Fairground Zoning & Events Code

(click title to go to video)

February 11, 2014 Village of Rhinebeck Board Meeting
(click title to go to video)

December 19, 2013 Village of Rhinebeck ZBA Meeting
(click title to go to video)

2014-2015 Proposed Budget

Rhinebeck Fire Department has issued important Fire Safety Tips

Documents for review prior to Public Hearing February 25:

Revised Draft Fairgrounds Re-zoning

Revised Draft Events Code

05-31-13 Fairgrounds Zoning Map
See Map HERE

Zoning Rhinebeck Fairgrounds Districts - Draft

Steering Committee Report - Events Code

Events Code

Events Code Appendix

Events Code Guidelines

Events Application

Mayor's Press Release - Zoning & Event Code


Shopping District Village of RhinebeckOther Items of
Interest to Residents
and Visitors to
Village of Rhinebeck


Village of Rhinebeck Press Releases & News Briefs - check the archive for previously posted information

Reminder from Rhinebeck Fire Department:
Dutchess County 911 Address Sign Law in Effect

The Rhinebeck Village Code, which includes zoning ordinances, is available at: Rhinebeck Village Code Online. Please note that the electronic version of the Village Code is provided for informational purposes only and may not include the most recent updates.
Also see Rhinebeck Village Zoning Map.

The Rhinebeck Village Pedestrian Task Force:
Task Force Report Released 2/28

Rhinebeck Sidewalks Summary Handout
Rhinebeck Village Pedestrian Task Force