Monroe County Department of Planning and Development

The Monroe County Planning and Development Department provides and coordinates a broad range of programs focusing on job retention and creation, employment and training services, land use planning and resource conservation as well as housing and neighborhood preservation.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Forming a Business

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Tax Services

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Bonding
  • Loans
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Tax Credits

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Recruiting
  • Workforce Incentives
  • Workforce Training

Import and Export Assistance

  • Certification and Licensing
  • Financial Assistance for Exporting Activities

Regulatory Compliance

  • Bonding

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Government and Military Specifications
  • Obtaining Certification
  • Selling to Foreign Governments and Businesses
  • Bid Matching and Preparation

Starting a Business

  • Site Location

Tax Services

  • Tax Credits
Primary Contact
Ana Liss
50 W. Main St.
1150 City Place
Rochester, NY 14614