Tax Information Announcements

  • View or print your tax bills online!

    Contact your assessor for: STAR exemptions, assessment and equalization rates, address changes, and escrow changes.

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Assessor Information

Assessor Phone
City of Lockport (716) 439-6614
Town of Lockport (716) 439-9526
Town of Cambria (716) 433-7664
Town of Pendleton (716) 625-8833

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are the 2020-21 taxes due?

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  • Unpaid School Tax Information

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    2020-21 Tax collection ends October 30.

    City of Lockport school taxes not paid by October 30, 2020 are turned over to the City of Lockport for payment. Contact the City of Lockport at 716-439-6744 for payment amount and instructions.

    Town of Lockport, Cambria and Pendleton school taxes not paid by October 30, 2020 will be turned over to Niagara County for payment with county tax bills in January.

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  • Where do I pay my taxes?

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    Payments should be made payable to: Lockport City School District School Tax Collector

    Payments made by mail:
    Lockport City School District
    PO Box 2264
    Buffalo, NY 14240

    Payments made in person:
    M&T Bank
    118 Walnut Street, Lockport, NY 14094 or 5737 South Transit Road, Lockport, NY 14094

    M&T Bank will offer limited in person payments at S. Transit & Walnut Street locations. Taxpayers may incur longer wait times if paying in person. You will also be required to wear a mask and social distance.

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  • Can I pay my bill online with a credit card?

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    Yes, we have an on-line credit card payment site. Pay your tax bill online here.  Select a bill type (if applicable).

    PLEASE NOTE THERE IS A 3RD PARTY COURTESY FEE APPLIED AT TIME OF PAYMENT. No credit card payments accepted at bank locations.

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  • Can I access my bill online?

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    Yes, you can always access your bill online!

    1. Access your bill online here

    • Username: publiclcsd     
    • Password: publiclcsd

    2. Click on Entities  
    3. Enter SBL# or name or address
    4. Enter
    5. Click on “eye” line will highlight in yellow (screen will change)   
    6. Click on "eye" again (bottom left corner) (screen will change again)   
    7. Go to reports, click on reports, click on School Tax Bill. PDF copy of bill will appear. Go to upper right corner to printer, click and print. You may then close that tab. 


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  • How do I print a tax receipt?

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    Your cancelled check serves as your tax receipt.

    You may also use our online website to request a receipt.

    • Username: publiclcsd     
    • Password: publiclcsd

    1. Click on Entities  
    2. Enter SBL# or Bill # or Owner  
    3. Enter
    4. Click on “eye” line will highlight in yellow (screen will change)  
    5. Click on Payments 
    6. Click on “eye” line will highlight in yellow (screen will change)
    7. Go up to Reports and print receipts


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  • How do I contact my school tax collector?

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    Please note: Our school tax collector is part-time. Calls will be returned within 48 hours. The on-line website is available 24 hours, 7 days a week.

    PHONE: 716-478-4803
    FAX: 716-478-4832

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  • STAR Exemptions

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    Inquiries as to if your property received the exemption, or inquiries regarding the exemption itself, should be addressed with your assessor.

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  • Assessment and Equalization Rate Inquiries

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    Please direct these to your assessor.

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