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Welcome to the Department of Environment & Planning

Maria R. Whyte

Edward A. Rath County Office Building
95 Franklin Street, 10th Floor
Buffalo, NY 14202

(716) 858-8390

Maria R. Whyte,
Commissioner of Environment & Planning

Latest News

What is a Watershed

The public is invited to join us for a Watershed Tour on August 23, 2014! Park at the Cummings Lodge in Akron Falls Park at 8:30 am. Bring a picnic lunch! Click on the flyer link for more information and registration details. Space is limited!

Pharmaceutical Waste

The next Pharmaceutical Collection Event will be Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Locations across Erie County! Download the Drug Drop flyer.

Agricultural District Update

Any landowner can request to have their property included in an Agricultural District during the Annual Open Enrollment Period, which will take place from September 1 through September 30, 2014. Check our website later this summer to download the request form!