- About East Hampton Village
About East Hampton Village
The Village of East Hampton, population 1,388, is located in the Town of East Hampton and is a separate, smaller jurisdiction from the Town. The Village of East Hampton, founded in 1648 and incorporated in 1920, is served by the following:
- Publicly Elected Mayor
- Four Publicly Elected Trustees
- Village Administrator
- Police Department
- Emergency Services Department
- Code Enforcement & Building Department
- Public Works Departments
- Planning and Zoning Departments
- Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance Corps.
It is the only incorporated village fully within the boundaries of the Town of East Hampton (a small area of the Village of Sag Harbor is in East Hampton Town). View a map of East Hampton Village (JPG).
The other geographical areas of East Hampton Town:
- Northwest Springs
These areas are referred to as hamlets and are served by town government, NOT EAST HAMPTON VILLAGE. (See map of the Village of East Hampton in "Beaches" section).
About the Village Government
The Village government administers to the well-being of residents and Village properties. It levies taxes, issues permits, maintains roads, public works, parking and recreation facilities, and provides police and fire protection. It has maintained the vital statistics (birth and death records) within the Village since 1920. Village government works with private businesses, institutions, organizations, and civic groups in enhancing the quality of life for Village residents and visitors.
About Village Hall
Built before the American Revolution, East Hampton Village Hall was once home to Rev. Lyman Beecher, fourth minister of the First Presbyterian Church of East Hampton, and father of Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of "Uncle Tom's Cabin".
Village Hall is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., except holidays.
This website has been designed to facilitate communication and interaction with village government. In it, you will find the names of officials and staff and how to contact them as well as access to permit applications, claim vouchers, tax information, and much more. If you have any questions, or suggestions on how to improve this section, please do not hesitate to contact us.