Town Of Richmond

Welcome to the Hamlet of Honeoye

Located on Honeoye Lake,

in the Western Finger Lakes Region of Upstate New York





Our Honeoye Community Gazebo is home to many community events. Plantings are maintained courtesy of the Lake Country Garden Club volunteers. The gazebo was refinished by volunteers from the Honeoye American Legion Post.



Town Hall Hours

Mon - Fri  9 am - 4 pm

Thurs till   7 pm

Saturday  9 am - Noon




East Lake Road will be closed to through traffic just south of Trident Marine on Monday, July 6th at 7 am, as crews work to replace a large culvert. One lane should be reopened by 3:30 pm.


Motorists throughout the community should continue to use caution and watch for work crews, flaggers and cones marking unstable road shoulders.


If you are a property owner who was impacted by the flood event that ocurred on June 14, 2015, information on cleanup and support resources can be viewed on our Flood Recovery page







Please take notice that four (4) public hearings will be held on Tuesday, July 14th at 7 pm at the Richmond Town Hall, 8690 Main Street, Honeoye NY 14471 to consider text amendments to the following chapters of Richmond Town Code:


  • §101-8: Notification regarding fire or explosion
  • §193-3: Protection of public water system at service connection
  • §200-13 (C)(1): B Residential District (Permitted accessory uses)
  • §200-44 (J): Excavation and Mining


Any resident of the Town of Richmond shall be entitled to be heard upon said proposed Amendments to the aforementioned Local Laws. Copies of the proposed local laws are available for review by the public at the Office of the Town Clerk.


Notice by Order of the Richmond Town Board

Linda Grace

Richmond Town Clerk


Dated: June 12, 2015


Attention: Town of Richmond Residents



  • Sandy Bottom Beach is now open for swimming. Please note: during the month of July, the main swim area will be closed to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 am to 2:30 pm while swim lessons are being conducted. A small diagonal swim section will be open to the public during these times. Read more.


  • PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that on June 9, 2015, the Town Board of the Town of Richmond adopted Resolution 06 2015 44, authorizing all necessary action to replace a 60" Corrugated Metal Pipe crossing Abbey Road North of Nighan Hill in order to alleviate the dangerous condition in existence, and undertake indebtedness to be evidenced by general obligation serial bonds in an amount not to exceed the principal amount of $220,961.70 and bond anticipation notes in anticipation therof (and all renewals thereof) of the Town of Richmond were thereby authorized to be issued to finance said Purpose.


  • The Town of Richmond is seeking community-minded residents to fill two (2) five-year vacancies on the Board of Assessment Review. A general knowledge of Real Estate and familiarity of the Town is helpful.

    Please send letters of interest by email to or by mail to:

    Town of Richmond

    Town Clerk

    P.O. Box 145

    Honeoye, NY 14471

Other News: 



  • The HVA is seeking volunteers to help protect Honeoye Lake from invasive species such as hydrilla weed. Learn about a grant that will help to educate boaters during the 2015 season, and how you can help to support this effort.


  • As of April 15, 2015, the Town of Richmond's Building and Zoning Department has added a re-roofing permit to its permit schedule. Any re-roofing will now require a permit application and roof inspection before work can begin. This permit will carry a flat fee of $35. For more information, contact Code Enforcement. 



  • The Richmond Fire Department is in need of volunteer ambulance drivers. If you are interested, please call Fire Chief Ken Adami at (585) 738-9146.



Quick Click Information     


Community Bulletin Board - Public Services & Events


Ontario County Soil & Water Conservation District Newsletter


Well Water Testing Program for Ontario County Residents


Free Drinking Water


Annual Financial Report Fiscal Year 2014 


2015 Adopted Town Budget


2015 Final Tax Assessment Roll


2014 Tax Warrant


NYS Property Tax Assessment Grievance Forms


Ethics Committee Resource Listing for Residents


Town Building Code


Finger Lakes Land Trust: The Launt-White Conservation Project







Honeoye Lake as seen from Harriet Hollister Spencer Park.
Richmond Town Hall