For New Residents

For New ResidentsWhether you are new to Downtown, the City of Buffalo or the area, there are a number of activities that must be undertaken while establishing a residence Downtown. Below you will find access to some of the necessary telephone numbers and information that will help make your move Downtown more pleasant. With information on everything from changing your address to where to register to vote, we hope you will utilize these detailed pages to help you make your move into Downtown Buffalo a successful and easy one!

Change Your Address

Erie County Auto Bureau Rath Building - 95 Franklin Street (716) 858-7450
Genesse Street Post Office 229 W. Genesee Street (716) 856-4601
Washington Street Post Office 701 Washington Street (716) 856-4603

Dog Licensing

Dog Licensing Bureau 1304 City Hall (716) 851-5439

Electric Service

National Grid   1-800-642-4272

Gas Service

National Fuel 455 Main Street (716) 686-6123

Phone/Television Service

DISH Network's Satellite TV service



HughesNet Satellite Internet   1-855-825-2513
Time Warner Cable   (716) 558-8921
Verizon (For Land-Lines) 65 Franklin Street (716) 840-8081

Public Transportation

Register to Vote

Erie County Board of Elections 134 West Eagle Street (716) 858-8891