Clear sidewalks after each snowfall.
Be a good nieghbor and lend a hand in your community.
Storages piles should be kept out of right of ways, driveway entrances and any storm drain inlets or swales.
Plowing across any road is prohibited.
Citations may result when unsafe conditions affect pedestrian and vehicle traffic
Heritage Trail will be closed due to hunting season from November19th until a re-opening on January 3rd. More information is attached.
The Town of Lancaster has started picking up leaves throughout the Town. The Highway Department DOES NOT take requests for leaf pickup. The Highway Department has five leaf trucks that have routes to cover street by street throughout the Town.
Please place leaves between the curb and the sidewalk only and do not place them in the street. Leaves should also be placed in a separate pile from brush and ornamental grasses as these items cannot go through the leafers.
If you prefer not to wait for our pickup, you may place your leaves in your garbage tote. Please be patient it takes time to cover the entire Town.
There will be a HEAP Outreach at the Lancaster Senior Center on Thursday, December 1, 2022. See the attachment for more information.
The Town Board has approved the attached Truck Routes.
This is the link to "Real Facts To Know About Assessments". Assessment
You can now recycle leftover paint. To find out more, go to www.paintcare.org or www3.erie.gov/recycling.
Applications to hold a Yard Sale in the Town of Lancaster can be picked up at the Town Clerk's Office, 21 Central Avenue, and at the Highway Department, 525 Pavement Road as well as on this website.
All applications MUST be submitted to the Highway Department, 525 Pavement Road.
The Town of Lancaster is offering all Board Meetings live streamed as they are happening and archived afterwards on their YouTube channel. This includes Town Board, Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, Ethics Board and Industrial Development Agency meetings.
This opportunity to view and listen to board meetings will further open the government to the community. To access the YouTube channel, go to the Quick Links, at the right-hand side of the Home page, and click either “YouTube Live Streaming” or “YouTube Previous Board Meetings.” The Town of Lancaster is happy to provide more access to anyone unable to attend these governmental meetings.
* We are now live streaming Town Board Work Sessions, starting at 6:30pm, prior to every Town Board Meeting.
Erie County has initiated a Mircoenterprise Loan/Grant Program for eligible small businesses. See the attached information.
Assistance from the Social Security Administration is available as detailed in the attached document.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 Parks Recreation & Forestry Department at 716-684-3320.
For Street Light Outages in the Village of Lancaster, please contact NYSEG at 1-800-572-1111 or NYSEG.com.