Public Operations Center
347 Old Niskayuna Road
Latham, NY 12110-2290

Welcome Emergency Access Systems
Introduction Emergency Operations Plan
Smoke Detectors Frequently Asked Questions
Carbon Monoxide Detectors Mobile Fire Safety Bus
How to Contact Us  Fire Services Fee Schedule


Welcome to the Town of Colonie Department of Building and Fire Services. The Fire Services Division performs various inspections related to New York State Building Code and enforces the Open Burning Policy for the Town of Colonie.

Emergency Access Systems
The Town of Colonie has recognized the importance of providing the Town's Emergency Services rapid entry into locked buildings. An Emergency Access Systems law provides for the placement in secured, locked containers of keys to important areas within a structure and information that may be vital and necessary to the health, safety and welfare of the occupants and responding emergency crews. For detailed information about the requirements for keybox placement, please click here.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I dispose of household hazardous waste?
Please contact the Town of Colonie Landfill directly at 783-2826 or refer to the manufacturer's product label for disposal instructions.

Helpful Links:

Fire Prevention:

United States Fire Administration (

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) (


Fire Prevention for Kids

Sparky's Homepage (

How to Contact Us:

Mailing Address:

Town of Colonie Department of Building and Fire Services
347 Old Niskayuna Road
Latham, NY 12110

Phone Number:
783-2712 or 783-2706


Fax Number:

Freedom of Information Requests: