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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 Yates Town Supervisor "Simonsays" Newsletter
October 2018

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.


Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Bookkeeping Services
The Town of Yates is seeking proposals to establish a roster of qualified consultants to provide bookkeeping services to the Town Supervisor on an ongoing basis.

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.

Town Hall
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.

Town Court
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)

Lyndonville NY and the Town of Yates   Places to visit in Orleans County NY

New Business in Town, Niagara Food Specialty (pdf)
Niagara has purchased the vacant, 51,500 square foot Shoreline Foods facility on the corner of Roosevelt Highway and Countyline Road in the Town of Yates.

Visit our Local Attractions page to see what Orleans County NY has to offer!

Town of Yates, Orleans County, New York
8 South Main Street   Phone: (585) 765-9716
PO Box 484   Fax: (585) 765-2961
Lyndonville, NY 14098   Email Us
Yates NY, Lake Ontario

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