Clifton Park is a suburban town in Saratoga County, New York, United States. According to the United States Census Bureau, the 2010 population was 36,705.
The name is derived from an early land patent. The town is in the south part of the county and is located approximately 12 miles north of Albany, 7 miles northeast of Schenectady, and 10 miles south of Saratoga Springs. Recognized for our outstanding quality of life, smart growth practices, numerous parks, extensive recreation programs, a 15 mile trail network, the Clifton Common sports complex (host to a variety of national, state and regional tournaments), the excellent Shenendehowa School System, an active Shenendehowa Senior Community Center and emerging business centers, we are a model growth community. Clifton Park has preserved and restored significant historic sites, such as the Grooms Tavern, and has acquired, protected, preserved and purchased development rights on over 1000 acres, balancing our rural roots with innovative residential designs and twenty-first century economic development in New York’s Tech Valley. Clifton Park remains true to its motto: “Clifton Park – A Great Place to Live, Work and Play!”
The Town enforces standard parking restrictions during winter weather events. Please do not park your vehicle on roadways during storms and for a period of time following the end of the storm.
Adherence to this regulation allows our plows to remove snow and ice properly, effectively apply salt treatment to the roadways and allows officers to respond to other matters. Vehicles parked in the roadway can create dangerous conditions, further narrow clearance in the road and cause problems for neighbors. Thank you for your cooperation. Please see the excerpt from the Town Code below:
“No person shall park or leave unattended any vehicle on the pavement or shoulder of any Town highway, road or street during a period of snowfall, sleet, freezing rain or other winter-type weather and for a forty-eight-hour period after the precipitation ceases."
New pedestrian safety improvements are coming in Spring 2020 in the vicinty of Clifton Park Center Road and Clifton Country Road.
The Sitterly Road Improvement Project is being implemented in partnership with the Town of Halfmoon.
National Grid has selected Clifton Park for a new program providing additional tools to track your energy usage. You will be receiving direct communication from National Grid next month.