Boards & Commissions

  1. Housing Authority

    The Hempstead Housing Authority was established pursuant to New York State law and is governed by a seven member Board of Commissioners.

  2. Board of Zoning Appeals

    The Board of Zoning Appeals is authorized to hear appeals in matters related to the zoning ordinances. Board members are appointed by the Mayor and are confirmed by the Village Board of Trustees.

  3. Electrical License Board

    The Electrical License Board adopts rules on technical requirements applicable to electrical installations.

  4. Human Relations Council

  5. Parks and Recreation Commission

  6. Plumbing Examiners Board

    The Board of Trustees shall appoint a Board of Plumbing Examiners, consisting of three members, which shall have jurisdiction to determine the fitness of applicants for plumbing licenses and to recommend to the Board of Trustees the issuance, suspension or revocation of any plumbing license issued under this code.

  7. Planning Board

    The Planning Board is an appointed government board that advises the Mayor and Board of Trustees on land use, growth and development. They also make recommendations and conduct studies relating to the desirable planning and development of the Village of Hempstead.