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: 9 am - 7 pm

Saturday: 9 am - Noon

Closed on holidays






  As of Friday afternoon, April 19th, Allens Hill Road is reopen to through traffic following the replacement of a culvert.






Plant a will last a lifetime! 


Join the Friends of Sandy Bottom Park on Friday, April 26th at 5:30 pm at the Town Hall for an Arbor Day Ceremony to plant a tree at the Town Hall. Learn about the Reforestation Plan for Sandy Bottom Park & Nature Trail, and sign up for upcoming planting events.







Volunteer on May 4th and be part of this exciting statewide event to improve and enhance New York's parks.


Join the Friends of Sandy Bottom Park on Saturday, May 4th at 9 am for park cleanup and to start planting trees for our future! Report to the beach to form teams and get assignments. Please bring available shovels, buckets, gloves and anything else that will help with our task ahead. Make sure to dress for the weather. Water & refreshments will be provided by the Honeoye Valley Association.


To register, call or text (585) 647-1928 or email




I Love My Park Day 





Beginning February 25, 2019 the Nature Trail at Sandy Bottom Beach and off East Lake Road will be closed until further notice to allow for the removal of trees affected by the emerald ash borer. THE PUBLIC MUST STAY OFFSITE WHILE FORESTRY EQUIPMENT IS WORKING. Work may be intermittent dependent on weather and contractor schedules, and is anticipated to take 2-6 weeks. Please look for and follow any park closure signs posted for your safety.


Learn more about the project and upcoming replanting days.





The Town of Richmond is looking for a community-minded individual to fill an open position for a Planning Board Member. Please submit letters of interest by email to, or by mail to:


Richmond Town Clerk

P.O. Box 145

Honeoye, NY 14471



Honeoye Inlet Restoration Partnership Wins Environmental Award

Seneca Park Zoo's 2018 Environmental Innovation Award in the Civic/Nonprofit category was awarded to the Honeoye Inlet Restoration Partnership, a consortium of stakeholders including the Nature Conservancy,  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Finger Lakes Community College,  NYSDEC, Ontario County Soil & Water Conservation District and the Honeoye Lake Watershed Task Force. The inlet restoration project uses natural solutions to reduce nutrients entering Honeoye Lake by 30% annually, decreasing one key factor that contributes to algae blooms. Learn more.





  • Richmond Recreation is now registering grades K-6 for afterschool volleyball skills, drills & scrimmages. Players will meet for four sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays from May 13th through 22nd, from 3:30 to 4:30 pm in the elementary gym. Cost is $25 per child. Sign up by May 3, 2019. Learn more and register.

  • Richmond Recreation is now registering grades K-6 for afterschool basketball skills, drills & scrimmages. Players will meet for four sessions on Mon/Wed/Fri. from May 31st through June 7th, from 3:30 to 4:30 pm in the high school gym. Cost is $30 per child and includes a team t-shirt. Sign up by May 8, 2019. Learn more and register.

  • National Trails Day is coming to Sandy Bottom Park on Saturday, June 1st! Join the Friends of Sandy Bottom Park for planting activities following by community family fun and a family fair. Take a guided trail tour and enjoy activities for all ages and info from local organizations. Learn more and find out about vendor opportunities.

  • Join the Friends of Sandy Park for Make a Difference Day on Saturday, October 26 at 9 am. Help the Friends of Sandy Bottom Park plant seedlings as part of a reforestation project. Learn more. 

  • The fitness room at Honeoye Central School is now open to adults in the community ages 18 years and older through Richmond Recreation. Regular hours are Monday through Thursday, 5:30 to 8:00 pm, from the end of September through the end of April. (Follow the HCS schedule for any holidays and closures.) Learn more and view pricing.

  • The Honeoye-Richmond Historical Society Museum at the rear of the Town Hall is now open on the first Saturday of each month, from 9:30 to 11:30 am. Tours are available by appointment. Summer hours begin on Memorial Day. Learn more.

  • Dog licenses can now be renewed online. First time licensing must be done in person or by mail through the Richmond Town Clerk. Learn more.




2019 Adopted Budget 


Annual Financial Report - Fiscal Year 2018


2018 Final Tax Assessment Roll


Code Enforcement Office Permits & Info


NYS Open Burning Regulations


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