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2017 Zoning Update
Amherst Conservation Advisory Council
Accessible Parking Permits
Boulevard Central District (Opportunity Zone) Action Plan
Advantage After School Program
After School Programs
After School Programs Forms
After School Programs
After School Programs
Town Board Meeting Agenda
Farmland Protection and Agricultural Development Plan
Amherst Central Park
Amherst State Park
Amherst Task Force
Amherst Youth Consortium
Amherst Youth Foundation
Amusement Licenses
Article 2B
Arts & Culture
Assessment Challenge Information
Assessor's Office
Audited Financial Statements
Bassett Park
Bids & RFPs
Canandaigua-Niagara Falls Trailway
Birth Certificates Information
Block Party Permit
Boulevard Central District
Financial and Budget Information
Building Department
Building Department Application Forms and Publications
Building Department Permit Reports
Buildings & Facilities
Meeting Calendar
Meeting Calendar
Camp Programs
Cancellations & Closings
Cancellations & Closings
Community Development Block Grant Map
Census Statistics
Chapter 19 of the Town Code: Code of Ethics
Afterschool Childcare Programs
Preschool and Childcare Directory
Children's Program
Capital Improvement Program (CIP)
Counselor in Training
Cancellations & Closings
Cancellations & Closings
Local Schools & Education
Town Committees
Town Committees
Community Development Office
Home Composting Information
Bicentennial Comprehensive Plan
Concerts & Theater
Consolidated Plan
Town of Amherst Cooperative Continually Operating Reference Station
Town Board / Councilmember Information
Amherst Town Court
Comprehensive Property Information system
Death Certificates Information
Employee Directory
Disabled Parking Permit
Dog license application
Town of Amherst Economic Study
Eggertsville Task Force
Eggertsville West
Elected Officials
Town of Amherst Election Districts and Polling Places
Electrical Permits
Contact Information
Emergency Services and Information
Emergency Response Data Form - Assistance Needs Registration
Online Employment Forms
Energy Conservation Advisory Committee
Engineering Department
Board of Ethics
Tax Exemptions
Family Room Program
Farmland Protection and Agricultural Development Plan
Budgets and Financial Statements
Central Fire Alarm
Fishing Licenses
Firefighter’s Fitness and Training Skills Challenge
Flooding Information
Freedom of Information Law
Information on Soils and Foundations
Fraud and Waste Alert
Opportunity Zone / Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS)
Amherst Map Machine
Amherst Golf Information
Grease Management for Food Service Facilities
Harlem Happenings: Special Needs Programs (Ages 13-18)
Erie County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Update
New Website User Guide
Highway Department
Amherst Historic preservation Commission
Amherst Holiday Schedule
Departmental and Building Hours
Human Resources Office
Hunting Licenses
Mechanical Permit Applications
Industrial and Commercial Incentive Board Public Information Meeting
Amherst industrial Development Agency
Who-to-call or Information
Online Property Information Portal
Office of Information Technology
Local Libraries
“Zombie” & Vacant Properties Remediation and Prevention Initiative
Local & Regional Information
Online Town Code & Zoning Ordinance
Municipal Building Locations
Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP)
Property Maintenance
Marriage Licenses Information
Recreation & Parks Master Plan
Meeting Calendar
Minority and Women Owned Business
Town Board Meeting Minutes
Mixed Use Zoning
Information about the Muir Woods Project
Emergency Response Data Form - Assistance Needs Registration
2018 Neighborhood Meetings
News & Announcements
Elected Officials
Check Available Open Ice
Opportunity Zone / General Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS)
Community Organizations
Outdoor Fire Regulations
Accessible Parking Permits
Parks and Recreation Areas
Recreation and Parks Master Plan 2018
Human Resources Office
Planning Department
Planning Board
Planning Board Hearing items
Planning Department Fee Schedule
Parks and Recreation Areas
Amherst Police Department
Pool Permits
Projects and Initiatives
Public Directory
Purchasing Department
Emergency Service & Safety
STAR Rebate Check Program
Recreation Department
Refuse & Recycling
Refuse Control - Recycling Policy
Refuse Control
Local & Regional Information
Amherst Dusk to Dawn Relay Challenge
Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Resource Book
Bids & RFPs
Rodent Control
Rodent Control Information
Roofing / Siding Permits
Town Board Rules of Order
Gross Wages and Benefits
Property Sales
Local Schools & Education
Amherst Center for Senior Services
Sewer Maintenance Division
Shed Permit Applications
Sidewalk Information
Sidewalk Installation Requests
Roofing / Siding Permits
Amherst Ice Center
Snow & Ice
Snowplowing Permits
Snyder Action Plan
Town of Amherst Soils and Residential Foundation Study
South Campus
School Tax Relief Exemption (STAR) Information
Summer Day Camp
Summer Explorers Camp
Seasonal Employment
Office of the Supervisor
Amherst Symphony Orchestra
Online Tax Bills
Online Tax Payments
Property Tax Information
Audubon Golf Course Tee Times and Reservations
Amherst Teen Idol
Time of Sale Law
Proposed Traditional Neighborhood Business Zoning Overlay
Information Regarding Totes Program
Town Board Information
Town Clerk & Tax Receiver
Online Town Code
Canandaigua-Niagara Falls Trailway
Parks & Trails
Local Schools & Education
NYS Division of Veterans Affairs
Amherst Veterans Memorial
Vital Statistic Information (Birth, Death and Marriage)
Volunteer Opportunities at the Amherst Youth Board
Water Level Alerts
Who-to-call or Information
Village of Williamsville Website
Winter Recess Camp Program
Minority / Women Owned Business Resources
NYS Workplace Safety Plan and Business Affirmation
Youth Engaged in Service
Amherst Youth Board
Amherst Youth Board
Youth Engaged in Service
YouthWork$ Program
Zoning Board of Appeals
ZBA Hearing Items
“Zombie” & Vacant Properties Remediation and Prevention Initiative
Adopted Zoning Ordinance

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. Amherst community videos.

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  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221