New Residents

Resources and Information for New Town Residents


Welcome to the Town of Canandaigua! We're Glad You're Here.

A Checklist for New Residents:

  • Sign up for Town emails. Includes important news, road closures, meeting information, etc. 
  • Before you sign up for curbside waste and recycling service, consider using the Town Transfer Station.
  • Make sure you are getting any exemptions that you are entitled to.
  • We welcome dogs, they just need to be licensed, even if they were licensed in your previous Town.
  • Community Links for Schools, Hospitals, Community Organizations, Fire Departments, and other area services/attractions.
  • Doing any additions/remodeling? Check with the Development Office to see if a permit is required and take a look at the Town of Canandaigua Zoning Map to see what zoning district your property is in.
  • Take advantage of the wonderful Town Parks and Trails.
  • View past meeting recordings on the Town's YouTube channel.
  • Read past Newsletter issues and sign up to receive new ones each month.
  • Want to be more involved in your Town? Click here to see some ideas for how you can be more engaged in your local government. 

Be Informed! Click here to receive town news, information, and updates via email.