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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.

Due to the rapid escalation of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Yates Town Hall offices are closed to the public until further notice.

The Yates Town Clerk and the Town Supervisor will be available by appointment at (585) 727-0209 or (716) 946-2075 respectively.

The Town Court will be closed until further notice.

Please deposit necessary documents in the drop box located at the front of the building in the South door, include your name and phone number so we can contact you if necessary.

Jim Simon, Supervisor
Town of Yates


Town Supervisor: James Simon
Contact the Town Supervisor and Town Board

Read the new Town of Yates Town Supervisor "Simonsays" Newsletter
February 2019

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.

- - - LATEST NEWS - - -

There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases.
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Press Release: Towns of Somerset and Yates Oppose Governor Cuomo's Renewable Energy Power Grab
The Town of Somerset (Niagara County) and the Town of Yates (Orleans County) are adamantly opposed to Governor Cuomo's attempt - under the guise of a last-minute amendment to the state budget process referred to as Article 23 - to accelerate renewable energy development at the expense of our towns, our citizens and our environment. . - February 27, 2020
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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.

2020 Tentative Budget (pdf)

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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