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

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The Evans Lakeshore Trail Phase 3 Open House was held on November 10th, 2015. 

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Erie County Parks and Forests

The Department of Environment and Planning in cooperation with the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Forestry will soon be undertaking this major update to the 2003 Park Master Plan. Consultants will be engaged to tackle this effort, completing the mapping of the system, analyzing problems and opportunities, developing policies to protect and enhance the...

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The Erie County Environmental Management Council is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Environmental Awards Program. Find out how you can nominate a municipality or organization for Earth Day 2016! 

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STORMWATER CONFERENCE & TRADESHOW

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

8 AM - 4 PM

Buffalo Niagara Convention Center
153 Franklin Street
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