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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

Information & Notices

Erie County’s OnMap Internet mapping system has surpassed 10,000 users in a month for the first time since it debuted in October 2013! Read the press release or check out the OnMap System for yourself!

Lake Erie Watershed Protection Alliance

LEWPA releases a new brochure on how to properly manage your yard waste this season!

Environmental Management Council

The Erie County Environmental Management Council (EMC) recently published their 2014 State of the Environment report.  It takes a comprehensive look at the County's environment and makes recommendations for the future.