Public Health Engineering

Environmental Health Division
503 Kensington Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 961-6800
Fax: (716) 961-6880
Printable Map (PDF)

The Public Health Engineering division is responsible for the regulation of public water supplies and all residential or small commercial private wastewater treatment facilities and for the review and approval of plans for new or replacement water lines, sanitary sewers, private wastewater treatment systems, public swimming pools and realty subdivisions.

Information for Design Professionals

  • Design Guidelines (PDF - guidelines for the submission of water, sanitary sewer, realty subdivision, swimming pools and onsite wastewater treatment systems plans for review)
  • Water Application (PDF - application used to submit plans for a public water supply improvement)
  • Sanitary Sewer Application (PDF - application for the submittal of plans for an extension or improvement of the public sanitary sewer system)
  • Onsite Wastewater Treatment System (PDF - application for a construction permit for an onsite wastewater treatment system for residential or commercial lots prepared by a design professional)
  • Realty Subdivision Application - (PDF - application for the submittal of plans for a realty subdivision)
  • Swimming Pool Application (PDF - application for the submittal of plans for a new public swimming pool or modifications to an existing public swimming pool)
  • Construction Certificate Form (PDF - form to be completed by design professionals only that certifies construction was done in accordance with plans approved by the Erie County Department of Health)
  • Property Transfer by Design (PDF - guidelines for submission of property transfer inspections by design professionals)
  • Property Transfer Application (PDF - Application to have a property transfer inspection completed; fillable PDF)
  • Property Transfer Waiver Application (PDF - Application to receive a waiver of property transfer inspection; fillable PDF)
  • Property Transfer by Design (PDF - guidelines for submission of property transfer inspections by design professionals)

Contact

Phone: (716) 858-7690

Fax: (716) 858-8701

Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH)
95 Franklin Street
Buffalo, New York 14202

ECDOH Locations

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