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

Genesse Street Post Office 229 W. Genesee Street (716) 856-4601
Washington Street Post Office 701 Washington Street

(716) 856-4603


Driver's Licenses and Vehicle Registrations

Erie County Auto Bureau Rath Building - 95 Franklin Street

(716) 858-7450


Dog Licensing

Dog Licensing Bureau 1304 City Hall

(716) 851-5439


Electric Service

National Grid  



Gas Service

National Fuel 455 Main Street (716) 686-6123

Internet Service

Frontier Internet Plans & Pricing  1225 Jefferson Road, Rochester, NY 14623 (585) 214-0860

Public Transportation

NFTA Metro 181 Ellicott Street

(716) 855-7300


Register to Vote

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