Welcome to the Town of Hamburg, New York... the Town that Friendship Built!
We hope that you will find the information contained within to be interesting and beneficial as you explore our newly designed site. We believe this exciting technology, from which you and others can learn about our Town will also offer an unparalleled opportunity to interact with the day to day operations of our government. Whether you are an interested observer or a concerned resident, we hope to provide a mechanism where those with access to the Internet can learn important facts about the Town of Hamburg. While our web site is forever changing, we will endeavor to expand and keep current the information within it.
Hamburg is located on the shores of Lake Erie, just 20 minutes south of the City of Buffalo. In addition to providing excellent recreational options, we offer ample shopping and fine dining. Because of our suburb schools, safe neighborhoods and business opportunities, we know you'll find Hamburg a fine place to grow a family or business.
Residents find employment in industrial and service industries within the Town and Metropolitan Buffalo. Police and fire protection, along with highway, sanitation, recreation, sewage services and facilities, are provided for the area by the Town or special districts under the supervision of the Town Board. The Villages of Blasdell and Hamburg are contained within the Town's boundaries.
Minutes away from Hamburg, you have Canada and Niagara Falls to the North; winery tours, Amish Country and the Chautauqua Institute to the South; ski resorts and amusement parks to the East and over 9,000 square miles of fishing, boating and water sports to the west.
The Buffalo Niagara International Airport is only a 20 minute drive from Hamburg, on the New York State Thruway.
So check out our site, then come visit and see for yourself what a great place Hamburg really is! Steven J. Walters, Town Supervisor
Hamburg Community Development
Hamburg has the most comprehensive Fair Housing law in New York State, which also has a section that pertains to inclusionary zoning, the first law of its kind in Western New York. You can read the complete Town of Hamburg Fair Housing law (May 23, 2016) below!
Town of Hamburg 2017 "Draft" Action Plan
2017 "Draft" Action Plan
Erie County/Town of Hamburg
Town of Hamburg 2016 "Draft" CAPER
(Consolidated Annual Performance Report)
The "Draft" CAPER for 2016 is available for public review at our offices and at the offices of the Supervisor and Town Clerk.
You can also view the document at the following link:
June is "Home Ownership" month!
The Town of Hamburg has housing programs that can assist you to:
* * * Become a 1st Time Home Owner * * *
* * * Renovate your current home * * *
* * * Renovate your mobile home * * *
Certain restrictions apply to each program!
Call our office at (716) 648 - 6216 for details
Income restrictions apply per family size & last changed 4/14/17:
Family Size Maximum Income Allowable
Need an application for either program?
Click on the program link below to get a PDF version of our application for either of our housing programs.
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