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Town Clerk Services /  Christmas Tree Permits

All of the following information pertains to any business not listed in the phone book as a "Nursery":

  • If the person or group selling the trees does not own the property being used, they must present a letter of permission to use the property.
  • The permit fee is 25.00. A $500.00 deposit is collected at the time of application.
  • The applicant is then referred to the Highway Department for approval.

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