Please see the attached guidance from New York State and Erie County to determine if your team sport or recreational activity is currently permitted under the New York State COVID-19 guidelines. If your sport or recreational activity is not yet approved, we can not condone the use of Lancaster owned facilities to conduct your practices or games.
We will update this information as we receive additional guidance from the State and County.
Thank you for your cooperation.
The Erie Street railroad crossing is now open.
In an effort to keep our community and the town employees safe, we have decided to continue to keep our Town Hall doors locked to the general public. We are conducting business as usual in which you can schedule an appointment ahead of your arrival with the desired department or call the desired department upon your arrival. The Town Hall department numbers are listed on the outside entry doors.
Until further notice, the Town Board meetings and the Zoning Board of Appeals meetings will be held via Teleconference Bridge at:
1-716-800-4267 Access Pin 1232.
The Town Board set a Public Hearing for August 24, 2020 at 6:00 PM for anyone wishing to comment on the new Town of Lancaster Zoning Code and Zoning Map. See the links below for information on how the hearing will be conducted, the Zoning Code Schedules A and B, the Code Draft and Map.
Erie County has designated September 1st to September 30th as the thirty day period to request Agricultural certification.
Anyone in an unsafe or abusive relationship can reach out for help at the 24-hour emergency hotline number: 716-884-6000, a counselor is on the other end to listen, provide resources and help. Haven House also has a chat system: https://cfsbny.org/our-services/hh/hh-chat/
Waste Management just published a very helpful article - please check it out!
Waste Management will pick up bagged grass clippings if put inside of your carbage cart.
pdf E-Recycling Event Please vist the Sunking website to preregister for this event.
The 2020-21 School Tax bills will be arriving a bit later than usual due to the current pandemic. The bills have been printed by Erie County and were picked up by the Town of Lancaster for the Tax Department on September 14th and will be processed this week.
Property owners can expect the School Tax bills to arrive in their mailboxes from September 23rd to September 26th. We depend on the US mail to deliver in a timely manner.
The Official General Election Ballot for Erie County, New York is attached below.
Erie County's no cost Household Hazardous Waste drop-off Program has contracted with Hazman to provide a no cost drop-off in Tonawanda. More information below.
NO ELECTRICITY AT WESTWOOD PARK SHELTERS #5 & #7
Follow these instructions if you suspect GPS devices/apps are improperly routing commercial truck traffic through your residential community. How To Report Residential Truck Traffic
For Street Light Outages in the Town of Lancaster, please report it by visiting our online Report a Streetlight Web Form OR you can call the Highway Department at 716-683-3426.
For Street Light Outages in the Village of Lancaster, please contact NYSEG at 1-800-572-1111 or NYSEG.com.
The Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), Public Officers’ Law Article 6, provides that all records are accessible, except records or portions of records that fall within one of the nine categories of deniable records. Further information is available by contacting the Town Clerk. Requests must be submitted to the Town Clerk in writing.