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About DEP

The Erie County Department of Environment and Planning coordinates, supports, and implements planning programs and development projects that improve the quality of life for Erie County residents, businesses, and visitors.

The Department's focus areas include:

  • Regional Planning;
  • Arts, Culture and Heritage Promotion;
  • Economic Development;
  • Community Development;
  • Environmental Services;
  • Geographic Information Services; and
  • Sewerage Management.

In each focus area the Department fulfills responsibilities outlined in New York State law, rules and regulations and the Erie County Charter and Code.

For more information, contact us at (716) 858-8390 or 95 Franklin Street, 10th Floor, Buffalo, NY 14202.

Department of Environment & Planning Contacts