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Welcome to the Village of Lancaster, New York, home page. This quaint historic village, incorporated in 1849, sits approximately 10 miles east of downtown Buffalo. The approximately 10,600 residents are only minutes away from the New York State Thruway, the Buffalo/Niagara International Airport and the area's largest shopping mall. Click here for more about Lancaster Village

Winter Parking Ban

The winter parking ban in the Village of Lancaster will be in effect from November 15, 2016 through March 15, 2017, between the hours of 2:00 AM and 7:00 AM.

Adopted Budget

Click Here to Review the Current Year Budget

Sewer or Storm Concerns?

Click here to let us know

For sewer and storm concerns and issues, including recurring situations, you may click the link above and complete the form as requested. This information will be forwarded to the appropriate village representatives including the Department of Public Works.

For sewer or storm emergencies, you may contact the Department of Public Works at (716) 683-1028 between the hours of 7:30am - 4:00pm from Monday through Friday. If an emergency occurs after hours, or on a weekend or holiday, please contact the Police Department at (716) 683-2800 for assistance. They will contact a DPW employee to address the situation as deemed necessary.

Rodent Concerns

Please contact the Erie County Department of Health - Vector Program at the following address and phone number:

503 Kensington Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone : (716) 961-6800
Fax: (716) 961-6880

For Emergencies Only After Regular Business Hours:
(716) 961-7898

Zombie Properties

Assemblyman Michael P. Kearns is spearheading a "Bank Shame Campaign" to increase the NYS Department of Financial Services Awareness and Accountability for the zombie properties in Erie County. His office has a goal of collecting 10,000 complaints from citizens throughout the county to emphasize the depth of the problem.
If you live in a neighborhood with a "zombie property" and would like to add your name to the complaint signatures:

Please Click here to access the form to fill out.

Please email to
Bill Licata at

or fax to
(716) 671-8291

or mail to
Michael P. Kearns
Member of Assembly
1074 Union Rd
West Seneca, NY 14224

Phone : (716) 608-6099

Village Board Minutes

To access official meeting minutes through the early 1970's, click on the "VILLAGE CODE" link on the left of this page. It will take you to the village code website and there is a section named "Public Documents". You will be able to click on the folders for minutes sorted by year. All of the information on the website is searchable including the minutes, and the results can be sorted by meeting minutes and/or the village code.

If you require additional assistance navigating the Village Code website, accessing the minutes, or using the search function, please contact the Village Clerk's office at (716) 683-2105 or send an email to

Zoning Map
To view the Zoning Map for the Village of Lancaster
Click here

Flood Risk Map Information
Click here

Public Safety News

The Village of Lancaster provides school crossing guard services for students who choose to walk or ride their bikes to school. There have been some changes as to where the guards will be stationed and to their hours. The times and locations for guards IN THE VILLAGE OF LANCASTER ONLY are posted here on our website for review. Any questions or concerns regarding crossing guards should be directed to the Village Clerk's Office (Monday- Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm) 683-2105.


Community Development Corporation

Please click here to learn more about the Village of Lancaster Community Development Corporation

The Village of Lancaster Stormwater Management Program

To view the Stormwater Management Program or provide comments click here.


The book "Lancaster, New York: Architecture and History" is now available. This fantastic book, edited by James S. Keysa and featuring illustrations by local artists is now available at the Lancaster Village Municipal Building. Spiral Bound and Paperback are $15 each.


NYS Retirement Reporting

Standard Work Day and Reporting Resolution for Appointed Officials


Contact the Village

Lancaster Municipal Building
5423 Broadway
Lancaster, New York 14086
(716) 683-2105
FAX: (716) 684-4830

Quick Links

Town of Lancaster Website

Lancaster Central School District Website

Village of Depew Website

Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce Website

Lancaster Opera House

Lancaster, NY Weather


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Upcoming Government Events

Tues. 11/8 -
Election Day
-Village offices will be closed
Weds. 11/9- Historic Preservation Commission meeting
- 7:00 pm at Municipal Building Council Chambers
Fri. 11/11- Veteran's Day Observance
- Village offices will be closed

Mon. 11/14-
Village Board Meeting -
Work Session 6:00 pm
Regular Meeting 7:00pm at Municipal Building Council Chambers

Thurs. 11/17 - Planning Commission meeting
- 7:00 pm at Municipal Building Council Chambers
Thurs. 11/24 & 11/25- Happy Thanksgiving
- Village offices will be closed for the holiday

Mon. 11/28 -
Village Board Meeting -
Work Session 6:00 pm
Regular Meeting 7:00pm at Municipal Building Council Chambers

Upcoming Community Events

Sat. 11/26-
Light Up Lancaster
Click Here for Details