Thomas J. Dearing, Commissioner of Environment & Planning

Thomas J. Dearing, Commissioner of Environment & Planning

The Department of Environment and Planning leads the County's economic development efforts, oversees environmental compliance, collaborates on local and regional planning, provides digital mapping services, and provides wastewaster treatment services in seven sewer districts across the county.

What's Happening in Environment & Planning

EMC report cover photo

The Erie County Environmental Management Council (EMC) recently published their 2015 Annual Recommendation Report. It takes a comprehensive look at the County's environment and makes recommendations for the future...

CDBG Projects

The 2016 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Community Project round begins with applications from municipalities only, due on Monday, November 2nd, 2015. Applications will be scored, ranked, and projects selected in December for the 2016 Action Plan. Municipal public hearings are underway; contact your local municipal office for public hearing dates.



Lakeshore Shoreline Trail – Phase 3

Until December 11th, 2015