Town of Bennington

New York


The Town of Bennington was formed in 1818 and will be celebrating our bi-centennial in 2018. According to the United States Census Bureau, the Town of Bennington has a total area of 55.3 square miles, of which 55.0 square miles is land and 0.2 square miles (0.40%) is water. The west town line is the border of Erie County, New York, and the north town line is the border of Erie County and Genesee County. The population was 3,349 during the 2000 census. The town was named after Bennington, Vermont. Geographically, the town of Bennington is the largest in Wyoming County, occupying a significant portion of the county's northwest corner.



Town Clerk hours are Mondays and Wednesdays 5pm to 7:30pm and Saturdays 8am to 1pm



Trash Service
Tax Assessor
Zoning Office
Water Department
Town Offices
Highway Department
Town Historian
Town Court
Pine Tree Park

Event Calendar

Town News

  • Town Court is every Monday except holidays at 6pm

  • Senior Citizen Nutrition is every Monday except holidays from 11am until 2pm (Pine Lounge Restaurant)

  • Town Clerk is available every Monday and Wednesday from 5 to 7:30pm and Saturday from 8am to 1pm

  • The Transfer Station is available Wednesday from 5-8pm and Saturday 8am to 2pm

  • Zoning Board of Appeals meets the first Wednesday of the month, if needed, at 7:15pm

  • The Town Board meets the second Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm

  • The Planning Board meets the third Wednesday at 7:15pm

  • The Town Assessor is available every Wednesday from 5-6pm and Saturday from 10am to 1pm or by appointment

2019 Town Hall Holiday Schedule

Town offices will be closed the following dates in 2019:

January 20 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Town Court

February 17 - Presidents Day - Town Court and Town Clerk

April 13 - Easter (observed) - Town Court only 

May 27 - Memorial Day - Town Court and Town Clerk

September 7 - Labor Day - Town Court and Town Clerk

October 12 - Columbus Day - Town Court and Town Clerk

November 11 - Veterans Day - Town Court and Town Clerk

Legal Notice



ON THE PROPOSED FINANCING BY Cowlesville Fire Company, Inc.

Notice is hereby given that the Cowlesville Fire Company, Inc., located in Cowlesville New York (the Issuer), will meet on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 6:45 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at the Cowlesville Fire Hall, 361 Clinton Street, Cowlesville NY 14037, for the purpose of holding a public hearing pursuant to the requirements of Section 147(f) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, on a proposal the Issuer enter into an agreement to finance certain equipment.  The equipment to be financed consists of one (1) new Rosenthal Pumper and will be maintained at the fire station in Cowlesville New York.

To finance the costs of such equipment and to pay costs and expenses incidental to the financing, the Issuer proposes to enter into a loan agreement with a maximum principal amount not to exceed $356,534.00.  The Issuer will be required to pay all taxes on the equipment.  The rental payments due pursuant to the loan agreement will be secured by a security interest in the equipment.

All persons interested may appear and be heard at said time and place or may file written comments with the Cowlesville Fire Company, Inc., prior to the date of hearing set forth heretofore.

Date posted & published:  February 15, 2020



Town of Bennington is looking for residents interested in serving in the following positions: 


  • Zoning Board of Appeals: Member/Alternate Member for meetings held 1st Wednesdays at 7 pm to review variance applications and zoning interpretations. 

  • Zoning Board of Appeals Secretary:  Prepare documents, mailings & legal notices, attend meetings, take and prepare minutes and board paperwork. 

  • Deputy Zoning Officer: Assist Zoning Officer in applying the Town’s zoning laws and state property management laws, assist the public and process applications for zoning permits, attend meetings.


Training is provided for the above positions.  Letters of interest or applications can be mailed to: Town of Bennington, 905 Old Alleghany Road, Attica NY 14011 or email to:

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**Please do not use this form for court correspondence. A court-specific contact form can be found on the Town Court page**

Tel: 585-591-2157

905 Old Alleghany Road, Bennington, NY 14011