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**


Independence Day Banner


*The Richmond Town Clerk's Office will be closed on Monday, July 27th to allow staff to report for jury duty. Additionally, the Richmond Town Hall will be closed on Monday, July 4th in observation of Independence Day.


**The Richmond Town Hall will be closed on Saturday, July 16th.


The Town of Richmond will celebrate Independence Day with fireworks at Sandy Bottom Beach on Sunday, July 3rd. Sandy Bottom Park will close at 5 pm on this date due to setup of fireworks.



Summer Beach Hours

Sandy Bottom Beach will open for swimming on Saturday, June 18th. Hours are 11 am to 7:30 pm. (Beach will close at 5 pm on Sunday, July 3rd due to setup of Independence Day fireworks.) Please note that lifeguards have 15-minute breaks at 1 pm, 3 pm and 5 pm. View more information on Sandy Bottom Beach & Park, including swim lesson schedule and beach access during lessons.


Request for Proposals (RFP) - Sandy Bottom Food Vendor

The Town of Richmond makes it known that it is accepting proposals from any interested person(s) or entity to submit a Proposal to operate a food vending service at Sandy Bottom Park for the 2016 summer season.

  • The Proposal shall be consistent with the operating season and hours of Sandy Bottom Park.

  • All Proposals shall provide for:
  • Adequate insurance coverage and proof thereof
  • Compliance with all Health department standards, guidelines, and requirements.
  • A detailed business plan fully describing all aspects of the manner in which the applicant intends to run the Concession.

§  Hours of Operation
§  Menu
§  Pricing

  • Vendors are responsible for their own utilities.
  • All proposals must be received by July 10, 2016.
  • Proposals may be submitted in person to Town of Richmond, 8690 Main St., Honeoye, NY 14471.


  • By mail to Richmond Town Clerk, PO Box 145, Honeoye, NY 14471.

 By Order of the Richmond Town Board

Board Openings & Employment



The Town of Richmond is accepting applications for the following Open Positions:


  1. Zoning Board of Appeals Member / 5-year term
  2. Alternate Zoning Board Member / 5-year term
  3. Planning Board Member / 5-year term


Please submit letters of interest to:


Richmond Town Clerk

P.O. Box 145

Honeoye, NY 


Or by email to: tcrich2@gmailcom


Other News


  • Construction of the East Lake Road water district extension began on Monday, June 16th. For more information, visit the project page or view the project press release.

  • Are you a senior 60 years or older? Enjoy lunch and friendship at the Community Dining Program, every Tuesday and Thursday at noon at the United Church of Christ. Sponsored by the Ontario County Office for the Aging, this program offers hot, nutritious meals at no cost to seniors in a community setting. A representative from the Office of the Aging will be on site on Thursday, August 4th to assist diners in evaluating eligibility for SNAP benefits (food stamps) and applying for this aid. Learn more.

  • Do you have a stream on your property? You may be eligible for free trees and shrubs through the Genesee River Basin Trees for Tribs Program.  encouraging residents in the Honeoye Creek subwatershed to plant new vegetation, the program helps to prevent erosion, filter sediment before runoff enters streams, and protect fish and wildlife. Learn more and apply for free trees.


  • The Honeoye-Richmond Historical Society Museum, located at the rear of the Town Hall, is currently open to the public each Saturday from 9:30 to 11:30 am. Winter hours begin in October. For information on scheduling a tour or requesting historical records, visit the Historian's page.



  • 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


Project Information (Water & Natural Gas Service)


Ontario County Soil & Water Conservation District Newsletter


Well Water Testing Program for Ontario County Residents


2016 Adopted Town Budget


2016 Tax Warrant


2016 Tentative Tax Assessment Roll


Annual Financial Report Fiscal Year 2015  


NYS Property Tax Assessment Grievance Forms


Ethics Committee Resource Listing for Residents


Town Building Code


Richmond Brush Pit Hours & Policies


Community Fitness & Recreation Programs


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