niagara County - Lockport

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Pistol Permit Office

Location: Niagara County Courthouse, Basement, 175 Hawley St., Lockport, NY 14094 MAP

Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed on Wednesday.

Note: We are closed to the public on Wednesday to speed up the application process.

Telephone: (716) 439-7034

Staff Directory:

  • Pistol Permit Examiner/Court Liaison: William Ingham (716) 439-7163
  • Clerical Support Staff:   Patti (716) 439-7034

    Sheila (716) 439-7028   




 On January 15, 2013, NY State passed the NYSAFE
(New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act)

Visit the website or call the Gun Law Hotline at 1-855-529-4867, available Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. for more information.

Assault Weapon Registration
Assault Weapon Registration became effective April 15, 2013.