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.
A permit is required for any new construction project within the City of Lockport. Permits are also needed for demolition work and some major structural repairs. Learn more and find permit application forms for different projects here.
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.
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:
Senior Building Inspector
Inspection Data Coordinator / Zoning Officer
Property Maintenance Inspector
Mayor Michelle Roman's office has released draft copy of the proposed Noise Control Ordinance of the City of Lockport. Those interested may download copies by clicking the links below. Noise Control Ordinance of the City of Lockport (proposed) Table 1 (Noise)
The City of Lockport is sponsoring a free informational Red Cross program – Citizen Preparedness Corps training program (Prepare, Respond, Recover) and what to do when a disaster strikes – at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019 at Lockport City Hall, 1 Locks Plaza,...
The City of Lockport will hold its tax foreclosure auction at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 at the Lockport Municipal Building. Registration for the auction begins promptly at 5:30 p.m. at the municipal building at 1 Locks Plaza in Lockport. A full listing of all...