Thomas R. Hersey, Jr., Commissioner of Environment & Planning

Thomas R. Hersey, Jr., 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

May2016HouseholdHazardousWasterFlyer

The Erie County Department of Environment & Planning, in cooperation with the Northwest Solid Waste Management Board, Erie Community College, and the Town of Amherst will be hosting a Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day” on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at the ECC North Campus in Williamsville. The event, open to all Erie County residents...

June2016HouseholdHazardousWasteFlyer

The Erie County Department of Environment & Planning, in cooperation with the Northeast Southtowns Solid Waste Management Boards, and Erie Community College will be hosting a Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day” on Saturday, June 18th, 2016 at the ECC South Campus in Orchard Park. The event, open to all Erie County residents between...

CESQG Postcard

The Erie County CESQG Hazardous Waste Program is a service providing a convenient, cost-effective, and environmentally acceptable method of disposal for generators of small amounts of hazardous waste. Any Western New York business, municipality, school, school district, or other agency that meets the requirements of the regulations for a CESQG as defined in...

Items for sale

Western New York Stormwater Coalition logo

Erie County and the Western NY Stormwater Coalition, are once again selling rain barrels and compost bins.

Click here to view and purchase items

Orders must be placed by May 20, 2016.

Estimated date for...

BaileyPeninsulaAerial

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that sealed proposals for the Bailey Peninsula Natural
Habitat Shoreline Restoration Contract No. GL00E01050 will be received by the
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RedJacket-61SmithStAerial

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that sealed proposals for the Red Jacket and 61 Smith
Street Shoreline Habitat Restoration Contract No. GL00E01050 & GL00E01551 will be received by the...

The 2017 CULTURAL FUNDING APPLICATION PROCESS will be starting soon!

An applicant briefing for all interested organizations is scheduled for Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 4:00 p.m....