Clear sidewalks after each snowfall.
Storages piles should be kept out of right of ways and away from any storm drain inlets or swales.
Plowing across any road is prohibited.
Citations may result by not following guidelines that protect safe pedestrian and vehicle traffic.
Town Clerk Diane M. Terranova wishes to inform the residents of the Town of Lancaster that due to the Town Supervisor's Office signing off on the Certification of the Tax Rolls late, which is needed for Erie County to print the bills, the tax bills will be approximately two weeks late in being mailed.
Erie County Back to Business Grant Program
Erie County has $20 million for small businesses. Kickstart your comeback and apply for a grant today at BacktoBizGrants.org. For more information, see the documents below.
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.
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Effective December 9, 2020, all court sessions are cancelled until further notice.
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 Home Energy Assistance Program office strongly suggests that residents apply as soon as possible this season due to Covid-10 pandemic, higher energy costs and higher unemployment rates. Please see the attached documents for more information.
Assistance from the Social Security Administration is available as detailed in the attached document.
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.
Due to current State Regulations on gathering sizes and other Covid related restrictions, the Town of Lancaster Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is postponing its annual opening day of online picnic reservations, which is normally the first Monday in February, until further notice.
As the situation dictates, we will keep everyone informed thru The Town of Lancaster Official Website, Town of Lancaster Recreation Facebook page, Town of Lancaster Recreation Active Net site, as well as The Lancaster Bee and Lancaster Sun. As for the new date for reservations, this will be determined by the changes of the Covid rules and regulations.
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. Please see the attached application for copying purposes.