Lockport, NY

The Lock City on the Erie Canal
Mayor Michelle Roman

Mayor Michelle Roman

Welcome to Lockport

The City of Lockport, NY grew from the banks of the 19th century engineering marvel, the Erie Canal. Today, Lockport is a friendly community with rich, historic roots. We seek to blend the old with the new to preserve the past as well as move ahead with the changing times.

Lockport, New York is located in the center of Niagara County approximately 18 miles east of Niagara Falls USA. Our website not only offers the important government and service information that business owners and residents seek, but we have also created a tourism section for visitors and locals alike. Explore Lockport attractions, Erie Canal activities, specialty shops, the Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises, the Lockport Cave & Underground Boat Ride and so much more when you visit Lockport and take a walk through history.

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Code Blue in effect Jan. 16, Jan. 19-22

Code Blue in effect Jan. 16, Jan. 19-22

With extreme cold temperatures in the forecast once more for Wednesday, Jan. 16 as well as the upcoming weekend – Saturday, Jan. 19 to Tuesday, Jan. 22 – the City of Lockport Code Blue Warming Shelter will again be open for city residents in need. The warming shelter...

Code Blue in effect Jan. 10-13

Code Blue in effect Jan. 10-13

Due to the extreme cold temperatures forecasted for the region over the next few days, the City of Lockport Code Blue Warming Shelter will be open at the Salvation Army for residents in need from Thursday, Jan. 10 to Sunday, Jan. 13. The warming shelter will be open...

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From the Mayor: Mayor Roman's office hours have been updated as follows:

Mayor’s Secretary: Molly Lawson
– 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F
– Closed for lunch (1:30-2:30 p.m.)

Mayor Office Hours
– 3:30-7 p.m. M-F
– 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sat.
– Outside of business hours, use the Traffic & Records entrance off Niagara Street
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Due to the extreme cold forecasted for later this week and into the weekend, the City of Lockport Code Blue Warming Shelter will once again open for residents in need. The shelter will be open Wednesday, Jan. 16 and Saturday, Jan. 19 through Tuesday, Jan. 22 from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m.

Any homeless person or individual without heat may visit the shelter at the Salvation Army, 50 Cottage St. Light refreshments and cots/blankets are available to ensure everyone is comfortable and safe.
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