Bureau of Planning and Zoning

Bureau of Planning & Zoning
City Hall - Room 121B
30 Church Street
Rochester, NY 14614
(585) 428-7043

The Bureau of Planning and Zoning is responsible for comprehensive planning for the City of Rochester, and administering the New York State Building Code, the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code, and the City of Rochester Zoning Ordinance for improvements to property.

The Bureau coordinates comprehensive planning, supports the making of community and neighborhood visions and plans, ensures a safe and healthy environment in accordance with all laws and regulations, and protects the unique urban character of the city and its neighborhoods.

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Additional Information

For assistance or to obtain more information, please feel free to contact us at (585) 428-7043 or stop into our permit counter in Room 121B, City Hall.