The Town Board will hold a Public Hearing on October 18, 2021 at 7:15 PM in the Town Board Chambers regarding a Local Law amending the Town Code to create a Truck Route System. The proposed Local Law is attached.

pdf Proposed Truck Route Local Law


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 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

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 Highway Department at 716-683-3426.

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