Building Inspection

Building Permit

Necessary for any repair, replacement or new construction. All applications must be filled out and submitted to the Building Inspection Office for review.

Demolition Permit

A permit is required to demolish any structure.

Contractor’s License

  • Every contractor, even sub-contractors, must be licensed to do work in the City of Lockport. This includes:
    Application
  • Proof of Insurance: $300,000 liability minimum, Workman’s Comp. – C105.2 form or State Insurance Fund, DB120 or a waiver from Workman’s Compensation Board
  • $200.00 fee
  • Licenses are valid from January 1 – December 31 and are not prorated.

Building Inspection Forms

Planning Board Meetings are held the first (1st) Monday of each month at 5:00pm. Request must be submitted 10 days prior to the meeting (exceptions for holidays). Download Planning Board Schedule (pdf)

Zoning Board of Appeals Meetings are held the fourth (4th) Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm. Five (5) appeals are heard each month. Requests must be submitted to the Building Inspection Department 15 days prior to the meeting date. Download Zoning Board of Appeals Schedule (pdf)

Niagara County Planning: You are required to submit your request to the Niagara County Planning Board to be reviewed if the property in question is located within 500′ of the boundary of a:

  • City, Town or Village
  • State or County Land with a Public Building
  • Existing or proposed Park or Recreation Area
  • Existing or proposed State or County Parkway, Road or Highway, or County-owned drainage channel
  • Farm operation located in an agricultural district (except for area variances).
  • There is a $75 fee to be paid at the time of submittal.

Master Plumber Test is given once a year. Date is determined in January. Applications must be submitted and given approval from the Plumbing Board. $100.00 fee.

December 2017
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November 27, 2017 November 28, 2017 November 29, 2017

Category: General4:15 pm: Committee of the Whole

4:15 pm: Committee of the Whole

Category: General4:30 pm: Common Council Work Session

4:30 pm: Common Council Work Session
November 30, 2017 December 1, 2017 December 2, 2017 December 3, 2017
December 4, 2017 December 5, 2017 December 6, 2017

Category: General4:15 pm: Committee of the Whole

4:15 pm: Committee of the Whole

Category: General5:30 pm: Common Council Work Session

5:30 pm: Common Council Work Session

Category: General6:30 pm: Common Council Meeting

6:30 pm: Common Council Meeting
December 7, 2017 December 8, 2017 December 9, 2017 December 10, 2017
December 11, 2017 December 12, 2017 December 13, 2017 December 14, 2017 December 15, 2017 December 16, 2017 December 17, 2017
December 18, 2017 December 19, 2017 December 20, 2017

Category: General4:15 pm: Committee of the Whole

4:15 pm: Committee of the Whole

Category: General5:30 pm: Common Council Work Session

5:30 pm: Common Council Work Session
December 21, 2017 December 22, 2017 December 23, 2017 December 24, 2017
December 25, 2017 December 26, 2017 December 27, 2017

Category: General4:15 pm: Committee of the Whole

4:15 pm: Committee of the Whole

Category: General5:30 pm: Common Council Work Session

5:30 pm: Common Council Work Session
December 28, 2017 December 29, 2017 December 30, 2017 December 31, 2017

Contact Us

City of Lockport Office of the Mayor

Lockport Municipal Building
One Locks Plaza
Lockport, New York 14094
Phone: 716.439.6665
Fax: 716.439.6702
Email Mayor Anne E. McCaffrey

Hours: Monday to Friday,
8:30am to 4:30pm