Building Contact Info


Matthew Fischione
Code Enforcement Officer

house Building Department
 21 Central Avenue
        Lancaster, NY 14086

phone 716-684-4171
fax 716-685-5317
email Email







Robert Rendon
Asst. Code Enforcement Officer
phone 716-684-4171 ext.137

Scott Pease
Asst. Code Enforcement Officer
phone 716-684-4171 ext.138

William Revelas
PT Fire Inspector
phone 716-684-4171 ext.140





Cynthia Maciejewski
Zoning Clerk
phone 716-684-4171 ext.134

Beth Cook
Zoning Clerk
phone 716-684-4171 ext.136

TreAnn Flanagan
PT Zoning Clerk
phone 716-684-4171 ext.135


Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM   


Main Function of Department

Issue and inspection of issued building permits for the Town and Village of Lancaster. We enforce International Building Codes, Fire Codes, Local Zoning Codes, Federal Flood Plains. Receive resident complaints with regard to building and zoning issues.

General Information

Any structural changes, including roofs, accessory structures, sheds, pools, fences and decks require a building permit to be issued.

Please contact this department for information and specifications regarding set back, permitted size and height of structures, prior to building permit application submittal.

Inspection Requirements

Please call the office at 684-4171 to schedule inspections listed on customer copy of permit.


Helpful Resources

pdf Lancaster Zoning Map (3.46 MB)
pdf General Information Packet (2.20 MB)
pdf Subdivision Regulations (6.03 MB)
Town Site Plan Regulations
pdf Village Site Plan Regulations
(1.98 MB)


Building Permits

pdf SHED PERMITS under 144sf (265 KB)

pdf SHED PERMITS over 144sf (264 KB)


Controlling the rodent population in our neighborhoods is a community effort. Code Enforcement and Resident participation is vital. For more information on how to keep our properties free from infestation, please visit this page on our site for more information or the Erie County Department of Health page.

Loads of topsoil, mulch, stone or any other material are not permitted to be deposited on roadways, in the road right of way or impede the use of sidewalks at any time.