Building Inspection

 Planning & Zoning

Lockport’s planning and zoning laws establish the boundaries for residential, commercial, retail and industrial space within the city. Learn more about the city’s zoning laws and applying for permits or variances here.

Building Permits

Due to COVID-19, all permits will be handled electronically. For more information please contact Megan Brewer directly at mbrewer@lockportny.gov 

Code Enforcement

Code enforcement in Lockport is intended to ensure all buildings are maintained to meet international building code standards. Code enforcement also deals with public nuisances and debris issues. Learn more about the office here. 

Building Inspection

Jason Dool
Chief Building Inspector

Lockport Municipal Building
One Locks Plaza
Lockport, New York 14094

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7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Office

716.439.6754

Fax

716.439.6605

Email

jdool@lockportny.gov

Forms

The Building Inspection Department oversees the approval of construction and demolition projects within the City of Lockport. The department also works with the Common Council and state and national agencies to maintain compliance with building code standards and requirements, ensuring the safe design and construction of new structures or renovation of existing properties.

The department is also responsible for the planning and zoning activities within the City of Lockport. For questions related to zoning or the variance application process, please contact the Building Inspection Department.

Building Inspection Staff:
Clayton Dimmick
Senior Building Inspector
cdimmick@lockportny.gov

Megan Brewer
Inspection Data Coordinator / Zoning Officer
mbrewer@lockportny.gov

Mark Haenle
Housing Inspector
mhaenle@lockportny.gov

Robert Turner
Property Maintenance Inspector
rturner@lockportny.gov

Comprehensive Plan Updates

Recent News

Press Release from Mayor Michelle Roman (Oct. 17)

Allport Named as Fourth Ward Representative

Lockport Mayor Michelle Roman has named Debra Allport to replace Kelly Van De Mark as the city’s Fourth Ward representative, effective Oct. 23. Van De Mark, who is moving to the town of Lockport, recently resigned her council position. Mayor Roman, who must appoint a...

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Press Release from Mayor Michelle Roman (Oct. 17)

Still Looking for Your STAR Check?

The Assessor's Office has received several calls from residents asking if their STAR checks have been mailed out. lf your primary residence has remained the same since March 2015 you most likely do not receive a STAR check in the mail. lnstead, the STAR exemption has...

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Building Inspection

Jason Dool
Chief Building Inspector

Lockport Municipal Building
One Locks Plaza
Lockport, New York 14094

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7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Office

716.439.6754

Fax

716.439.6605

Email

jdool@lockportny.gov

Forms