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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Due to Weather, All Scheduled Meetings Postponed to Feb. 13

Due to the deteriorating weather conditions, all meetings scheduled for tonight, Wednesday, Feb. 6., (including the Mayor’s State of the City) will be postponed tonight until next Wednesday, Feb. 13.  Next Wednesday, the Council will conduct Personnel at 3:30 p.m (as...

Municipal Offices Closed, Meetings Canceled Due to Weather

Municipal Offices Closed, Meetings Canceled Due to Weather

Due to the severe weather currently impacting the region, City of Lockport municipal offices are closed today, Jan. 30. All regularly scheduled city meetings have also been canceled due to the conditions. Any further updates on closings or cancellations will be posted...

Code Blue in effect starting Jan. 25

Code Blue in effect starting Jan. 25

With extreme cold temperatures in the forecast starting Friday, Jan. 25 and continuing through at least the end of the month, the City of Lockport Code Blue Warming Shelter is again opening for city residents in need. The warming shelter will be open each day from 8...

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Please be informed that due to the extreme cold weather temperatures forecasted for Monday night ( 2/18), the Code Blue warming shelter will be open at the Salvation Army from 8pm-8am.

Any homeless person or individual without heat may spend the evening at the Salvation Army – 50 Cottage Street – where light refreshments and cot/blankets are available to ensure that all are comfortable and safe. Doors are locked at 10pm (police may escort individuals until midnight).
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