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Engineering Department

Engineering Department
6221 Goodrich Road
Clarence Center, NY 14032

Phone: (716) 741-8952
Fax: (716) 407-8915

Hours:  7:00 am - 3:30 pm

Timothy Lavocat, P.E.
Town Engineer/Flood Plain Administrator

Joseph Lancellotti, EIT
Assistant Municipal Engineer
Deputy Flood Plain Administrator
Streetlight Administrator 

Amy Gregor
Senior Clerk

Mission Statement

The mission of the Engineering Department is to provide responsible leadership for controlled public works project development within the Town of Clarence.

The Engineering Department promotes guidelines for technical development and implementation of Town Standard Specifications.

Through effective technical planning, the Engineering Department anticipates capital improvement needs by developing cost-effective, viable solutions as a part of the Town’s Capital Improvements Budget.

Implementation of sound technical policies and procedures ensures that the quality of the completed project coincides with the expectations of the residents of Clarence.


The purpose of the profession of engineering is defined as performing professional service such as consultation, investigation, evaluation, planning, design, and supervision of construction or operation in connection with any utilities, structures, buildings, machines, equipment, processes, works, or projects wherein the safeguarding of life, health and property is concerned, when such service or work requires the application of engineering principles and data.

The Engineering Department is responsible for technical planning, design and construction of capital improvements for the Town of Clarence including street improvements, right of way acquisition, storm water improvements, sanitary sewer improvements, Town building maintenance and improvements and management of development permit contracts and easement releases.

It is the goal of the Engineering Department to provide quality service that result in the highest achievable levels of taxpayer satisfaction.

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