Please be aware that starting at noon, Friday, March 27, 2020, the bathrooms at Westwood Park will be closed due to the Corona virus and limited staffing to clean these facilities. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


In an effort to keep our community and the town employees safe, we have decided to close town-owned buildings (other than the Lancaster Police Headquarters). For more details, please view the Exexutive Order 2020.3

The Town of Lancaster Assessor's Office would like to address the concerns regarding the 2020 Revaluation Project 2020 Assessment Roll. Please see the link below.

pdf Assessor's Statement

For answers to common questions, please see this link:

pdf Reval Questions Answers

Due to the recent coronavirus pandemic, the Lancaster Town Court is closed until further notice. All pending court dates for March and April will be adjourned. You will be notified of a new court appearance date through the U.S. mail and/ or electronic notification.

The Court office is also closed until further notice. Fine payments can be mailed or faxed to:

Lancaster Town Court, 525 Pavement Road, Lancaster, NY 14086

Fax: 716-685-5313

We thank you for your cooperation in this effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus to others in the community. If you have any questions, please call 716-683-1814.

The Town Board set a Public Hearing for April 13, 2020 at 6:00 PM for anyone wishing to comment on the new Town of Lancaster Zoning Code and Zoning Map. See the link below for the Code Draft and Map.

pdf Zoning Code Draft

pdf Zoning Map

pdf Environmental Resource Areas

As of Thursday, March 12, 2020, any recreation programs run by the Town of Lancaster Recreation Department, that use the schools of the Lancaster Central school district, are cancelled until further notice. 

Erie County Local Pedestrian Safety Action Plan is a project which will make improvements to pedestrian facilities at thirty-two locations throughout Erie County. Please see the attachments for more information.

  pdf Erie County Local Pedestrian Safety Action Plan

  pdf ECLPSAP Locations    

WNY Stormwater Coalition is selling rain barrels and compost bins. Please see the attached information:

pdf Rain Barrel & Compost Bin Sale

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

E-Z Pass On-The -Go is for sale in the Town Clerk's Office!

Governor Cuomo, in a June 12, 2018 press release, announced that the New York State Thruway ticketed system on the mainline I-90 & I-87 and the Erie Section to go completely cashless by the end of 2020. Cost of the E-Z Pass tag is $25 and is available now at the Town Clerk's Office, 21 Central Avenue, Lancaster, Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM.

pdf Cashless Tolling

image E-Z Pass


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 Supervisor’s office at 716-683-1610.

For Street Light Outages in the Village of Lancaster, please contact NYSEG at 1-800-572-1111 or