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Village of Lewiston

Building Permits

The Village of Lewiston Building Inspection/Code Enforcement Office ensures that all construction and major renovation projects in the Town comply with the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention & Building Code and Village of Lewiston Zoning Ordinance. The Office reviews building plans, issues work permits, conducts building and site inspections, issues certificates of compliance and certificates of occupancy, and conducts other work in support of the Building Code and Zoning Ordinance. Some projects that require a work permit may also require Village of Lewiston Planning Board or Zoning Board of Appeals review (see below).


Please contact the Village of Lewiston Building Inspection/Code Enforcement Office if you are planning a construction or major renovation project in order to obtain the necessary work permits.


Village of Lewiston Building Inspection/Code Enforcement Office

Village Hall - 145 N. 4th Street, PO Box 325

Lewiston, New York 14092

Phone: (716) 754-8271

Fax: (716) 754-2703


Zoning Map & Ordinance

The Village of Lewiston Zoning Ordinance establishes allowable land uses in each zoning district identified in the Zoning Map and sets forth requirements for site design, building heights and setbacks, subdivision of land, issuance of special permits, and the administrative processes for project review including review by the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals, among other regulations.

Village of Lewiston Zoning Ordinance

Village of Lewiston Zoning Map




Planning Board Review Process

The Village of Lewiston Planning Commission reviews and approves site plans and requests to subdivide or combine tracts of land. It also reviews and makes recommendations on any matters referred by the Village of Lewiston Zoning Board of Appeals. In addition, the Planning Commission reviews and makes recommendations to the Village Board on special permits and zoning amendments. Some projects that require Village Planning Commission review may trigger Niagara County Planning Board review and/or New York State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR).


Please contact the Village of Lewiston Clerk-Treasurer's Office if you have any questions regarding the Planning Commission review process.


Village of Lewiston Clerk-Treasurer's Office

Village Hall - 145 N. 4th Street, PO Box 325

Lewiston, New York 14092

Phone: (716) 754-8271

Fax: (716) 754-2703


Village of Lewiston Planning Commission sign application

*There is no application for site plan review or subdivision requests


Zoning Board of Appeals Process

The Village of Lewiston Zoning Board of Appeals reviews and approves requests for use variances and area variances, which are exceptions to the Zoning Ordinance. Some projects that require Zoning Board of Appeals review may trigger Niagara ounty Planning Board review and/or New York State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR).


Please contact the Village of Lewiston Clerk-Treasurer's Office if you have any questions regarding the Zoning Board of Appeals process.


Village of Lewiston Clerk-Treasurer's Office

Village Hall - 145 N. 4th Street, PO Box 325

Lewiston, New York 14092

Phone: (716) 754-8271

Fax: (716) 754-2703


Village of Lewiston Zoning Board of Appeals application


Community Plans

The Village of Lewiston Master Plan establishes goals and priorities for the development and redevelopment of land, which serves as the basis for the Town's Zoning Ordinance.


Village of Lewiston Master Plan


The Village of Lewiston Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP) establishes goals and priorities for the use of water and waterfront resources.

Village of Lewiston LWRP





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