How do I?
Access the current year's assessment roll?
Please visit the Assessor's Page for links and information about the assessment rolls.
Appeal or Pay a parking ticket?
Please Visit the Parking Payment site for directions and information.
Apply for Area or Use variances?
Please Visit the Zoning Board page for information and applications to apply.
Apply for Historic appropriateness on a change to my building?
Please visit the Historic Preservation Committee page for information about the process.
Apply for Mass gathering permit?
The City Clerk's page has the information you need to hold an event in Hudson.
Appeal the zoning board?
Please visit the Zoning Board page to find all relevant information about the appeals process.
Apply for STAR exemption or other tax-relief programs?
The Assessor's Office has information about STAR and other exemptions available.
Get a Marriage License?
If you're looking to get married in Hudson-- congratulations! The City Clerk's page will the the one place where you will find instructions and applications.
Get garbage picked up?
From what time to put out the trash, days of pick-up according to locations, seasonal leaf pick-up, and where to purchase the blue bags, just check the Resident Information page.
Grieve the tax assessment on my property?
Tax assessments and grievances are handled by the Assessor's Office. Please visit their page for more information.
Hang a new sign on my business?
If you have a new business in Hudson or are refreshing your current business, please know that all sign plans must be approved by the City of Hudson. Visit the Historic Preservation Commission's site for more information.
Not get a parking ticket?
Our Parking Rules and Regulations page will help you figure out where to park, where not to park, and for how long.
Obtain a building permit?
The Code Enforcement Department will help you with the process of obtaining a building permit in the City of Hudson.
Obtain a birth or death certificate?
Instructions for obtaining birth or death records can be found at the City Clerk's page.
Obtain a vendor or transient merchant license?
Please visit the City Clerk's information about the process for merchant licenses in the City of Hudson.
Purchase a Parking Permit?
Parking Permits for Municipal lots or for the Train Station lots can be obtained at the City Clerk's Office.
Register complaint about potentially unsafe buildings in Hudson?
Code Enforcement works closely with the Fire Department to ensure the safety of our citizens. Please visit Code Enforcement page for contact information.
Register for the Lodging Tax
If you operate any sort of short-term lodging in Hudson, including AirBnBs, you must register and pay the appropriate lodging tax. Please visit the City Treasurer's page for more information.
Submit construction plans to the Planning Board?
If you are required to submit plans to our Planning Board, please visit their page for applications and instructions.
In what ward do I live?
There are five wards in Hudson. Please check the code here for a description of the boundaries.
Where to vote?
Please visit our Election and Polling place page.
Know what to do when it Snows?
Snow and Ice Removal:
- The owner or occupant of every lot or premises within the City of Hudson shall keep the sidewalks adjoining said lot or premises free and clear of all snow and ice for the entire length and width of said sidewalks.
- Snow and ice shall be removed and cleaned away from the sidewalks in the manner specified in § 253-1 hereof within 24 hours after such snow or ice shall have fallen or formed on said sidewalks, except as to the sidewalks adjoining Warren Street, which shall be cleaned of snow and ice within 12 hours after such snow or ice shall have fallen or formed.
Whenever the Mayor or his designee finds that an accumulation of snow and/or ice makes it necessary in order to facilitate motor vehicle travel or to expedite snowplowing, snowremoval, sanding and other purposes, he or his designee may declare a snow emergency and, after such declaration, implement the rules as hereinafter set forth.
***In the event of a Snow Emergency, all rules and regulations for parking will be communicated via city website and local news organizations.***
Please visit the City Code for more specific infomration on Snow Removals and Emergencies.
How do I get permission to plant a street tree?