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Building Department /  Plumbing

The Plumbing Division Office Hours are 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Monday-Friday

The primary purpose of the Plumbing Division of the Building Department is to:

  • Issue plumbing permits
  • Inspect plumbing systems both inside and outside of buildings
  • Inspect grading of lots for storm drainage
  • Inspect sanitary sewer connections in cooperation with Engineering Department
  • Provide advice to homeowners, builders, architects, engineers and others on proper plumbing practices
  • Site Plan review
  • Review of plumbing drawings submitted for building permit

List of Licensed Master Plumbers

List of Licensed Sewer Contractors

About Amherst

The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 2018. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000.

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The Town of Amherst ADA Coordinators are Robert McCarthy (Director of Human Resources) and Mark Berke (Commissioner of Buildings).

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  • General Information:
    (716) 631-7000
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  • Address:
    Municipal Building (Town Hall)
  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221