Regulating Traffic Control Devices
The Traffic Control Board regulates matters relating to traffic within the City of Rochester like stop signs, traffic signals, turn restrictions, parking signs, one-way signs, adult crossing guard locations, weight limit restrictions, speed limits, and detour signs.
For urgent issues or to report a problem
Monroe County Department of Transportation maintains traffic signals and traffic signs on all city streets. For problems relating to traffic signals or signs, call MCDOT at (585) 753-7700.
Inquiries or concerns
Individuals with concerns about the Traffic Control Board or regulations relating to traffic control devices may call the City's Transportation Specialist at (585) 428-6709, Monday through Friday, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Petitioning the board
Residents may petition the Traffic Control Board to establish new, or modify existing placement of traffic control devices. The board considers proposals in cases where an obvious hazard or operational problem exists, or when 60% of the affected residents sign a petition requesting a specific change. Residents may explain proposals at semi-monthly, public board meetings.
Petitions should be addressed to:
City Engineer, Department of Environmental Services
30 Church Street, Room 300B
Rochester, NY 14614