311 - We're here to help


Nothing says “We’re here to help,” like 311. These three digits on your telephone keypad provide citizens immediate access to City government and all of its services. This number works inside city limits. To reach the 311 Call Center outside city limits call (585) 428-5990. Live representatives are available 7:00am-11:00pm Mon. - Fri., 8:00am-4:00pm Sat. and 10:00am-4:00pm Sun., with the exception of New Years Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. (Note: Non-emergency police issues can still be reported at any time by dialing 311). Please see the listings below to access commonly requested information and services that are located on the City website.

Online Transactions

Pay your Tax Bill 

Pay your Water Bill 

Pay your Parking Ticket 

Pay your Red Light Ticket 

Renew your Alarm Permit 

Donate to Rochester Animal Services 

Submit Work Orders for Streets, Sidewalks and Streetlights Issues

Pothole Repairs     

Sidewalk Repairs    

Streetlight Maintenance    

Street Sweeping    

Graffiti Removal  

Submit Work Orders for Garbage and Recycling Issues

Request a Recycling Box  

Request a Wheeled Refuse Toter   

Request a Public Litter Basket  

Notify us of a Public Litter Basket that need to be emptied  

City Council

View Agendas, Meeting Minutes and Proceedings  


View City of Rochester events  

Jail Information

            The Monroe County inmate roster is updated daily and can be found here or call 753-4300.    

Frequently Requested Forms

           Claim Filing Instructions 

           Tenant Billing Authorization Form 


           511 - New York State's Official Traffic and Travel Info    


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          Frequently asked questions about 311