Zoning Enforcement Officer

Karen Putney, Lake Luzerne Zoning Enforcement Officer

Kristopher Kassay, Lake Luzerne Deputy Zoning Enforcement Officer & Short-Term Rental Officer

Office Hours

Day of the WeekAvailability
Mondays8:30 AM-4:00 PM
Tuesdays8:30 AM-4:00 PM
Wednesdays8:30 AM-4:00 PM
Thursdays8:30 AM-4:00 PM
Fridays9:00 AM-4:00 PM

If you need to make other arrangements, please call and make an appointment with the Zoning Officer.

Contact Information

NamePhoneFax NumberEmail Address
Karen Putney(518) 696-2711, ext. 4(518) 696-2773[email protected]
Kristopher Kassay(518) 696-2711, ext. 4(518) 696-2773[email protected]

To request a copy of the fee schedule or Zoning Ordinance, email the Zoning Enforcement Officer at [email protected].


Town of Lake Luzerne: Land Use / Building Permits Required. Contact the Zoning Office: Call (518) 696-2711, Extension 4 or Email lakeluzerne4@albany.twcbc.com

Residents and contractors are strongly encouraged to contact the Zoning Office before undertaking any improvements on their property to determine what, if any, permits will be required.

Understanding and adhering to the proper zoning requirements will save applicants time and money.

Individuals should understand that other agencies also may have jurisdiction for activities in Lake Luzerne.

It is the responsibility of the applicants to obtain the necessary permits from these agencies.

The Zoning Enforcement Officer can provide assistance in determining what other agencies should be contacted.

The function of the Zoning Enforcement Officer are:

  • Issues permits for land use, zoning, septic, subdivision and variance.
  • Provides technical assistance to the Planning Board, the Zoning Board of Appeals and the Local Board of Health.
  • Provides the point of contact to report alleged zoning or sanitary violations.
  • Administers the Flood Hazard Overlay District (Flood Plain).

>> Click Here for the PDF Copy of Local Law No. 1 of 2023 on Short-Term Rentals in Lake Luzerne <<

The Short-Term Rental Application is Available for Pick-up in the Zoning Enforcement Office during Office Hours, as well as Electronically via Email.