Town Hall: (607) 749-3199
Town Justice: (607) 749-2377
Thursday, November 30, 2023

 A new document concerning short-term rentals has been added to the Preble Town Website. Click to view the document:



TOWN OF PREBLE PLANNING BOARD - November 29, at 7:00 pm

This will be open for public comment at the public hearing on Wednesday, November 29, at 7:00 pm at the town hall. Also, add that copies are available at the town hall.

The plan is available for review here: Draft Plan

Sue Wright, Secretary


PO BOX 234


Notice is hereby given that the Preliminary Budget for the Town of Preble for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2024 has been completed and filed at the  office of the Town Clerk where it is available for inspection by any interested persons.

Further notice is hereby given that the Board of the Town of Preble will  hold a Public Hearing on the 2024 Preliminary Budget at the Preble Town Hall  at 7:00 pm on November 6, 2023 and at said hearing any person may be heard for or against the Preliminary Budget or against any items therein contained.

Pursuant to Section 113 of the Town Law, the proposed salaries of the Town  of Preble are hereby specified as follows:

  • Supervisor $ 8,000/yr.
  • Town Clerk $10,500/yr.
  • Justice $12,000/yr.
  • Councilpersons (4) $ 1,800 each/yr.
  • Highway Superintendent $57,000/yr.

By order of the Town Board of the Town of Preble

James Doring, Town Supervisor


Legal Notice

Town of Preble

Ordinance prohibiting parking on all Town Roads during the period of November 1st to April 1st each year

Be it ordained that in order to facilitate the removal of snow and ice from the Town Roads, there shall be no parking of any vehicles on any Town Highway during the period of November 1st to April 1st of each year.

The owner of any vehicle parked in violation of the ordinance shall be guilty of a violation and subject to a fine of $ 25.00 for the first offense and $ 50.00 for a second or subsequent violation.

In addition to the forgoing, any vehicle found to be parked on a Town Highway in violation of this ordinance may be removed by the Town Superintendent of Highways and the cost of said removal shall be paid by the owner of the vehicle.

By Order of the Town Board,

Jeffrey Griswold, Highway Superintendent

Jennifer George, Town Clerk

Dated: November 1st, 2023


Legal Notice

Town of Preble

Seasonal Limited Use Highway
Chapter 489 of the Laws of 1975 added a new section, S205-A, to the Highway Law. The new section authorizes the Town Highway Superintendents to designate any Highway without occupied residents or commercial buildings dependent upon the road for access, as a “seasonal limited use highway”. Upon such designation the roads must be appropriately so posted. Snow and ice removal and maintenance may be temporarily discontinued from December 1st until April 1st upon any such highway. The text of the new provision follows: S205-A Seasonal Limited Use Highway.

The Town Highway Superintendent is authorized to designate a Town Highway as a seasonal limited use highway.

2. Seasonal limited use highways shall be those Town Highways without occupied residences or commercial buildings dependent upon such highways for access.

3. Seasonal limited use highways shall be appropriately posted.

The Town is authorized to temporarily discontinue snow and ice removal and maintenance from the first day of December until the first day of April on any highway so designated.

I, Jeffrey Griswold, Town of Preble Highway Superintendent, do hereby designate the following Town Roads as seasonal limited use Highways: Campbell Road, Cemetery Road, Dawson Road, East Hill Road, East of turn around to Dawson Road, Foley Road, Maycumber Road, Preble Hill Road, Hill on Wright Road, Maple Ridge Road from Seasonal Sign to the Town Line and Vormwald Road (300 yards from Rt. 11).

Jeffrey Griswold, Highway Superintendent

Jennifer George, Town Clerk

Dated: November 1st, 2023

Upcoming Town Meetings

07 Dec 2023;
07:30PM -
ZBA Monthly Meeting
11 Dec 2023;
07:00PM - 09:00PM
Town Board Meeting
27 Dec 2023;
07:00PM - 09:00PM
Planning Board Meeting

Town of Preble Government

Preble Town Hall, Preble NY

Preble Town Hall Hours:
Wednesdays 5pm-9pm
Thursdays 8am-1pm

PO Box 234
1968 Preble Road, Preble NY 13141

Town Hall (607) 749-3199 
Town Justice (607) 749-2377

(607) 749-2190 

Town Clerk:
Town Justice:

In 1906 a new school built in the center of town. This later centralized with the Homer School District and operated until 1954. Today it houses the post office and town offices. It continues to be painted red and is a gathering place and pictoral part of the town.
The Town of Preble maintains 25.4 centerline miles of roads. Sixteen miles of the 25.4 are plowed, making up 34 plowing segments. We also plow school bus pull-offs, turnarounds, the Fire Station and the Town Hall. The average route time is 2 hrs. 45 minutes.
In an emergency call: 911 The Preble Fire Department is also accessible via a 911 call.
Backyard trash burning is illegal and is a major uncontrolled source of dioxin in the United States: per pound of household trash burned, barrels emit hundreds of times more dioxin than a garbage incinerator.
Code Official W. Rick Fritz is available at the Town Hall on Mondays from 2-4pm to help with applications. Building permits, certificates of occupancy, zoning information are among the services available from the Code office. The Code Official can also be reached at (607) 591-9898.
The Court Clerk hours are Tuesdays from 8am - 12pm. Court is in session on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 6 pm. If you have any questions, please feel free to email