Great parks, plenty of events and the region's top schools make us a welcoming place for residents of all ages!


We have one of the top business districts in New York State -- come invest in the center of action and activity!

Not a week goes by without something fun to do on Main Street -- come and stay a weekend to find out!


Picture Main Street

A $3 million plan to transform Main Street into a safer, more walkable business district and social gathering place. Click left to see the full plan at

Historic Water Mill

A $3 million plan to transform Spring Street into a "Village Square" centered around the 1811 Water Mill at the edge of Glen Park.  Click left to read more information about the plan.



Village Community Plan

The Village of Williamsville Community plan is the result of a broad-based, collaborative effort among village residents, business owners, public officials and other stakeholders to set priorities and define a vision for the future. Click here to read the plan.

H.A.W.K. Signal Approved

A key component of the Picture Main Street plan to improve pedestrian access and safety has been approved by the state Department of Transportation. Click here to read the news release and click here for an informational flyer and video

Village Historic Preservation

The Village of Williamsville is a historic village with rich history and culture. There are 11 landmarked structures in the village and 26 properties are under consideration for local landmark status. Public hearings were held Aug. 11 and Aug. 25 and the Village Board will vote in September. Click here to learn more about our current and prospective historic landmarks.

Village Board Meetings

The Village of Williamsville Board of Trustees meets twice per month in Village Hall, 5565 Main Street. Work sessions start at 6 p.m. and meetings at 7:30 p.m. Click here for meeting agendas, minutes and a schedule.

What they're saying about the village

The village was recently featured in a cover story in The Buffalo News about all the little things that make living in a village great. Click here to read this story and other recent news about the Village of Williamsville.

New recycling totes in the village

The village recently received a state grant to provide recycling totes free of charge to village residents. The totes, which were distributed in late October, come in two sizes. Click here for information on how to request your size.

Village Traffic Counts

The Greater Buffalo-Niagara Regional Transportation Council recently studied traffic in the village, specifically the Evans and Eagle streets area. Click here to view an interactive map of the traffic counts.


Water consolidation questions

The village recently consolidated its water system with the Erie County Water Authority. The ECWA now administers all aspects of the former village water system. Click here for questions about your county water bill.  

Village Code/Design Standards

The Village of Williamsville Mixed Use District Design Standards were developed as a comprehensive rezoning effort to confront the problems of Main Street that were identified in the Community Plan. Click here to read the design standards and Village Code.

Village Newsletter - Fall 2014

The Villager -- the official newsletter for the Village of Williamsville -- is hot off the presses! Pick up the Fall 2014 issue at Village Hall or by clicking here. To add yourself to the mailing list, please email Charlie Specht at

Williamsville's Newest Landmarks 

Dripping with historic charm and character, the village is home to 34 landmarked structures, including many that were recently given the honor of local landmark status. The Historic Landmark Design Standards serve as a template for historically sensitive investment into landmarked structures. Click here to download the design standards. Click here for a list of village landmarks.