Building and Zoning Department Contact Information

house Building Department
 21 Central Avenue
       Lancaster, NY 14086

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

Matthew Fischione
Code Enforcement Officer
phone 716-601-0934
email Email

William Revelas
PT Fire Inspector
phone 716-601-0933
Email

Bryan Pokorski
Asst. Code Enforcement Officer
phone 716-601-0705
Email

Scott Pease
Asst. Code Enforcement Officer
phone 716-601-0931
Email

Craig Blanchard
Asst. Code Enforcement Officer
phone 716-601-0927
Email

   

Beth Cook
Building & Zoning Clerk
phone 716-601-0929
Email

Elizabeth Bull
Building & Zoning Clerk
phone 716-601-0930
Email 

TreAnn Flanagan
PT Clerk Typist
phone 716-601-0928
Email

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

 

Main Function of Department

Administer 2020 New York State Building & Fire Code, Local Zoning Code, Stormwater Management Practices and Flood Plain Development.

Review construction documents, issue building permits and inspect building projects for the Town and Village of Lancaster.

Receive resident and business complaints of building and zoning issues.

General Information

Before any person shall erect, construct, alter, move, demolish or commence to erect, construct, alter, move or demolish any building or structure within the Town of Lancaster and Village of Lancaster, such person shall first apply for and obtain a building permit from the Building Inspector.

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

Building Permits

Please provide the information as listed below for your project to apply.

pdf DECK PERMITS                                 pdf Deck Code 2020 RCNY R507

pdf DEMOLITION PERMITS

pdf FENCE PERMITS

pdf GENERAL BUILDING PERMIT

pdf 1 & 2 FAMILY RESIDENTIAL PERMIT

pdf POOL PERMITS

pdf SHED PERMITS under 144sf

pdf SHED GARAGE PERMITS over 144 SF

Inspection Requirements

Please call the office at 684-4171 to schedule inspections listed on building permits.


Do you live near a Zombie Property or a Vacant Home? 

Here are links to help identify vacant properties and contact information.

document Zombie Property Information    http://nyszombiesinitiative.com 

Helpful Resources

pdf REQUEST FOR LETTER OF ZONING COMPLIANCE.pdf

pdf CE 200 homeowner exemption help

pdf As Built Survey Requirements

pdf Zoning Map 2021

pdf Site Plan Packet (rev 10-5-2022)

pdf Subdivision Regulations

pdf 2022 Planning Board Schedule

pdf LancasterTownParcels WOODED AREA

pdf Environmental Resource Areas

pdf Lancaster Village Site Plan Application

pdf Lancaster Village Change in Use Application

pdf Historical Preservation Commission Application

pdf Temporary Outside Dining Permit              pdf Temporary Operating permit resolution

Notices

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.