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



As of Monday afternoon, July 27th, Sandy Bottom Beach is closed for swimming to allow the the NYS Department of Health to take samples of a suspicious algae bloom. On Tuesday, Ontario County assisted with removing floating mats of vegetation and shoreline materials at Sandy Bottom Beach to improve recreational conditions. Learn more about this work. While localized conditions can change quickly depending on wind and currents, testing must be completed before the beach can reopen. Please check back later in the week for updates.


East Lake Road will be closed to through traffic just north of Wilson Point on Monday, August 3rd from 7 am to 4:00 pm to allow road crews to replace a culvert. The next scheduled replacement is targeted for Wednesday, August 5th; check back for more information. 



Attention: Town of Richmond Residents



  • 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