Welcome to the Town of Yates, New York
The Town of Yates was formed on April 17, 1822. It is located in the northwest corner of Orleans County on Lake Ontario. The Town Of Yates is 7-3/4 miles across from east to west and 5 miles across from north to south.
Town Supervisor: James Simon
Contact the Town Supervisor and Town Board
Read the new Town of Yates Town Supervisor "Simonsays" Newsletter
The Town Supervisor is available from 4:30 - 6:00pm every Friday except the second Friday of the month (town workshop and town board meeting week) or by appointment.
NEW WESTERN ORLEANS
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The Western Orleans Comprehensive Plan provides a framework for future development in our communities over the next two decades.
The Comprehensive Plan also acts as the foundation for all subsequent land use and zoning actions, which must be in accordance with
YATES TOWN SUPERVISOR CALLS FOR REMOVAL OF LIGHTHOUSE WIND
PROPOSAL FROM ARTICLE 10 PROCESS IN LIGHT OF APEX ANNOUNCEMENT
In light of Apex Clean Energy's announcement on April 11,2019, that they will not
submit an Article 10 application for Lighthouse Wind in 2019, the Yates Town Supervisor is
calling upon Apex to completely remove their project from the Article 10 proceedings.
From January 2019 through March 2019, STARR II will be conducting detailed field reconnaissance of the riverine areas of the county
STARR II - The Strategic Alliance for Risk Reduction (STARR II) personnel are providing technical support for engineering analysis and floodplain mapping throughout Orleans County, New York.
2018 Town of Yates Corrective Action Plan
Corrective action for each recommendation included in the October 2018
NYS OSC Audit Report of Examination for the Town of Yates, NY.
Important Information About Lead In Your Drinking Water
Lead can cause serious health problems if too much enters your body from drinking water or other sources. Please read this notice closely to see what you can do to reduce lead in your drinking water.
FMC Access and Sampling Procedures
Tributary One and Flood Plain North of Pearson/Stone Roads (OU7) and Jeddo Creek and Johnson Creek (OU8)
Community Development Block Grant Program: 2017 Lake Ontario Flood Relief
Proposed Amendments to Town of Yates Wind Energy Conversion Systems Local Law (pdf)
Town of Somerset Sample Industrial Wind Turbine Residential Setback Laws (pdf)
Orleans County Lake Ontario State Parkway Survey (pdf)
Or Take the survey online!
Before, during and after the storm- Your guide to electric outage preparation and safety (pdf)
Five Years After Superstorm Sandy, National Grid Continues to Modernize, Storm Harden Energy Systems (pdf)
Town of Yates Press Releases:
Each year the Town of Yates oversees the Town of Yates Youth Recreation Program. This program is a small, but vital, offering for the children of the Lyndonville School District. The Yates Town Board would like to thank the Village of Lyndonville, the Lyndonville Area Foundation and the United Way of Orleans County for the financial support they each give to the Town of Yates to aid in the funding of this Youth Recreation Program.
Phone: (585) 765-9716
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 9am - 12:30pm & 6:30-8:30pm (in August - April)
Town Board Workshop is held the Monday before the regular Town Board meeting at 6pm at the Town Hall.
Phone: (585) 765-9603
Hours: Court held 1st, 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 7pm. 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6pm.
2019 Final Budget (pdf)
2018 Final Budget (pdf)