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    1951 photo
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    Erie Canal
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City Hall Closed on these holidays:  New Years Day, Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving & day after, Christmas Eve & Day, New Years Eve.  Check with Erie County Courts for Tonawanda City Court closings.

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Tonawanda City Hall
Address: 200 Niagara Street
Tonawanda, NY 14150
Hours: 8:30AM - 4:30PM, Monday – Friday
Phone: 716-695-1800
Fax: 716-695-8315
Email: See Departments

Contact the City Clerk to add your city or surrounding area event to the calendar or if you notice any issues with the website.  We will be happy to assist you.

News & Announcements

Erie County is conducting a survey on a County-Wide Broadband Internet Study.  Click here for more information
Assessors office has mailed out the senior exemption letters.  Please view this announcement.  If you or your spouse are turning 65 in 2016 or you are 65 already and you would like to apply for the Enhanced Star, please come into the office with the items listed on the announcement above.
Proposed budget for 2017 is available on the City Treasurer's webpage.
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The City of Tonawanda is located along the picturesque Niagara River and the Gateway of the Erie Canal, along the route between Buffalo and Niagara Falls, New York. Our miles of waterfront parks offer spectacular views from Niawanda and Gateway Parks that bring visitors to our shores for the many summer activities we have to offer.

Tune to radio station WQFJ980 at 1670 AM the Tonawanda Information Station for City of Tonawanda.

Area Parks and Shelter Rentals

Our Parks Department has plenty of places for you to host your next event.  These include a park setting Gazebo for large weddings, a smaller gazebo along the river for intimate weddings, the Niawanda Pavilion for year round use, and outdoor park shelters for parties of any size.  Visit the Parks Department home page for more information on shelters and the Pavilion.