A portion of Pavement Road (CR 139) between Broadway and Erie Street will be closed for the replacement of two cross culverts near 60 and 108 Pavement Road. This closure will begin on September 20, 2021 at 8:00am and has an anticipated completion date of September 24, 2021 at 4:00pm. Union concrete and the Erie County Clarence Barn will be performing the work and can be reached at 716-759-8328.

The Meadow Lea Park Splash Pad will remain open from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm until September 30, 2021.

The Town Board has changed the office hours of the Town Hall, effective September 8, 2021, to 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday.

Hearts & Hands is a WNY nonprofit that matches caring, reliable volunteers with older members in our community with essential needs, to aid them in living happy, independent lives. 
  • Erie Grown is a webpage and map designed to showcase local foods and products and to help better connect consumers and growers. Participants must note the date visited or date purchased from an Erie Grown listing and submit their completed passports. They will then be eligible to win prizes (to be announced at a later date).
  • pdf EGP Poster
  • erie.gov/eriegrownpassport

Grant funds are available through New York State's Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) and managed by DEC's Division of Lands and Forests. Projects include, but are not limited to, planting trees, soil scarification, removing competing vegetation that would interfere with seedling establishment and growth, and installation of deer fence. See link for more information.

  pdf DEC Delivers Press Release  

Erie County has initiated a Mircoenterprise Loan/Grant Program for eligible small businesses. See the attached information.

pdf Microenterprise Flyer

Assistance from the Social Security Administration is available as detailed in the attached document.

pdf Social Security


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.

pdf HEAP Flyer

pdf NY Doc Submit

pdf HEAP Application

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. 

  pdf Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off

The National Council for Home Safety and Security has named the Town of Lancaster the 38th Safest City in New York State.

pdf Lancaster Named 38th Safest City in New York State

All Town Board, Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals meetings will now be in-person only. The doors to the Town Hall will be open to the public starting June 1st.

Visitors who are vaccinated are strongly recommended to wear a mask in the Town Hall. Anyone not fully vaccinated must wear a mask.

pdf Emergency Executive Orders May 15 & 18, 2021


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