Village of Rhinebeck, New York 12572

76 East Market Street, Rhinebeck, New York 12572
Telephone: 845-876-7015  |  Fax: 845-876-5583 |
About Rhinebeck: The Village of Rhinebeck was incorporated in 1834 and exists within the Town of Rhinebeck, County of Dutchess, and State of New York. The Village functions as a jurisdiction of government separate from the Town of Rhinebeck and is governed by a Mayor and four Trustees. The Village covers 1.6 square miles and is home to 2657 residents. The Village operates a Justice Court, Police Department, Fire Department, and Street Department as well as Water Treatment and Wastewater Treatment Facilities. The Village of Rhinebeck enjoys a rich history and serves as the community center and hub of commerce within the Town.


The Village Building Department reviews building plans, and issues building permits and certificates of occupancy. It also makes inspections as required.
:: Contact at a glance
Ryan Dowden,
Planning/Zoning/Building Clerk
Tel: 845-876-1922 
Hours: 10:00am-2:00pm Mon.-Fri.
(closed holidays)
76 E. Market Street
Rhinebeck, NY 12572



Building/Zoning Administrator - Village of Rhinebeck

Department Personnel Phone Email
John Fenton
Building Inspector -
Zoning Enforcement Officer
845-264-5247 (EMERGENCY ONLY)
Brian Connolly
Fire Inspector
Ryan Dowden
Planning/Zoning/Building Clerk

Additional Information