The lovely Village of Buchanan is situated in the northwestern corner of Westchester County on the eastern bank of the historic Hudson River. Located within the Town of Cortlandt, the village covers 1.4 square miles. Approximately 20 miles from White Plains, Buchanan is accessible via Routes 9 and 9A, and via Amtrak and Metro north railroads.

Rich in history and amenities, visitors and residents enjoy a thriving shopping district, parks, recreational facilities and more. A wonderful place to live and work, Buchanan is home to Entergy, which provides electricity to the entire region.


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The Village is now accepting credit card payments. A 3.5% customer service fee is applied to all transactions.

Overlay District Information

The Village is enacting changes to the zoning code. The purpose of the C-1/C-2 Overlay District is to implement recommendations of the Village’s Comprehensive Plan by encouraging business and residential development of a character desired by the Village, amending the tables of use and bulk regulations to obtain such character, beautifying the existing commercial corridor, and improving its pedestrian access.


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Please visit the New York State website for important information about the Covid-19 vaccination. This page includes information you need to know including the distribution plan, safety facts and frequently asked questions.

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Statement regarding signing of bills related to the closure of Indian Point Nuclear plant

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Local Waterfront Revitalization Program

An Effort to Enhance Our Waterfront

Visit our LWRP pages for information about the planning effort being conducted jointly by the Town of Cortlandt and the Village of Buchanan to identify ways we can revitalize and enhance the waterfront with economic growth and new recreational opportunities while protecting the environment.




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