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Canandaigua-Niagara Falls ('Peanut Line')

The Town of Amherst hosted two Peanut Line Open Houses Meetings in July 2018 with over 200 people who participated. We received comments, concerns and listened to potential issues from residents. The Planning Department will provide a summary and analysis of these findings to the Town Board. Thank you for all those who attended. Please fill out a Comment Sheet and mail/hand deliver to the Planning Department 5583 Main Street Williamsville, NY 14221.

About Amherst

The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 2018. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000.

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The Town of Amherst ADA Coordinators are Robert McCarthy (Director of Human Resources) and Mark Berke (Commissioner of Buildings).

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  • General Information:
    (716) 631-7000
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  • Address:
    Municipal Building (Town Hall)
  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221