Department of Public Works

Department of Public Works

5200 Broadway, Lancaster, NY 14086

Hours: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Phone: (716) 683-1028

Fax: (716) 683-1029

Building Department/Code Enforcement

Matt Fischione

Code Enforcement Officer

(716) 684-4171

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DPW Services

Sewer Inspections

A sewer inspection is required for the sale of a house in the Village of Lancaster. Please call (716)683-1028 to schedule a sewer inspection.

Snow Plow Permits

Permit forms MUST be delivered IN PERSON to the Department of Public Works Building at 5200 Broadway to receive the permit.

Right of Way Permit

Curb Cut Permits

Banner and Sign Reservations

Sidewalk Snow Plow Map

Leaf Pick Up

Please rake leaves to the curb or street edge if there is no curb, not into the street. This blocks the storm drains and causes flooding.

Pick up schedule is for the Spring/Fall.

The Lake Erie Watershed Protection Alliance is requesting that yard waste be kept out of our waterways and composted to aid in keeping our lakes and waterways clean.

Brush Pickup

Brush collection will be arranged upon resident request. Once your request is submitted, it will be added to our work schedule.

Brush that is left behind by private contractors will not be picked up by the village, and is the responsibility of the contractor and/or the property owner.

Tree Maintenance and Planting

This request is only for village trees between the sidewalk and the curb in municipal right of way.

An inspection of the tree and/or planting area by the Village Arborist and Forestry Team is required before any maintenance or planting decisions are made.

Please note the Village cannot support maintenance or planting requests on the following streets: Aurora St, Como Park Blvd, Walden Ave, or Broadway.

  • If a resident lives on Aurora St or Como Park Blvd, please call the Erie County Dept of Public Works at (716) 858-8300.
  • If a resident lives on Broadway or Walden Ave, please call the NYSDOT Region 5 Office at (716) 847-3238.