The Village of Piermont—originally named Tappan Landing—was incorporated in 1850. Piermont is in the Town…More of Orangetown and County of Rockland.
Piermont Village Hall was constructed between 1937 and 1938 under the auspices of the Village Board of Trustees. The building houses several of the village's offices, including the Police Department, Village Clerk, Building Department and Justice Court.
The Village of Piermont Building Department is located on the second floor of Piermont Village Hall.
The…More Department reviews new construction and building repairs in the area. It also oversees projects to ensure that work is done according to code and by licensed contractors. Projects that must be approved by the Building Department include home additions, patio installation and driveway installation.
The Piermont Village Clerk is located on the first floor of Village Hall. The Village Clerk notarizes documents,…More issues parking and pier permits, sends and collects taxes and more. The Village Clerk is unable to issue marriage certificates.
St. John's Catholic Church—founded in 1852 and located on the Hudson River—provides masses, outreach…More programs and community resources to residents of Piermont and Rockland County.
On May 28, 1962, a fire destroyed the original church—the current church was built one year later, and in the interim period, mass was held in Piermont Village Hall. In its 150-plus years of operation, the church has had 13 pastors.
St. John's acts a social hub, hosting regular meetings for Catholic Daughters, Holy Name Society, Piermont Senior Citizens Club and AA. The church's Connelly Hall also functions as Grand View's polling facility on Election Day.
Additionally, St. John's features religious education for children, Bible study for adults, several socials and honors ceremonies for community volunteers.