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Town of Lockport

Building Permits

The Town of Lockport Building Department ensures that all construction and major renovation projects in the Town comply with the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention & Building Code and Town of Lockport Zoning Ordinance. The Department 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 Town of Lockport Planning Board or Zoning Board of Appeals review (see below).


Please contact the Town of Lockport Building Department if you are planning a construction or major renovation project in order to obtain the necessary work permits.


Town of Lockport Building Department

6200 Robinson Road

Lockport, New York 14094

Phone: (716) 439-9527

Fax: (716) 754-2189


Zoning Map & Ordinance

The Town of Lockport 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.

Town of Lockport Zoning Ordinance

Town of Lockport Zoning Map




Planning Board Review Process

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


Please contact the Town of Lockport Building Department if you have any questions regarding the Planning Board review process.


Town of Lockport Building Department

6200 Robinson Road

Lockport, New York 14094

Phone: (716) 439-9527

Fax: (716) 754-2189


​Town of Lockport Planning Board forms


Zoning Board of Appeals Process

The Town of Lockport 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 County Planning Board review and/or New York State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR).


Please contact the Town of Lockport Building Department if you have any questions regarding the Zoning Board of Appeals process.


Town of Lockport Building Department

6200 Robinson Road

Lockport, New York 14094

Phone: (716) 439-9527

Fax: (716) 754-2189


​Town of Lockport Zoning Board of Appeals forms


Community Plans

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


Town of Lockport Comprehensive Plan




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