317 Main Street
East Rochester, New York 14445

(585) 385-3513

Jim Herko

Building Inspector

Jenni Raymond

Building Inspector - Clerk

Hiring A Contractor

Are you going to hire a contractor for your project?

There are many things to consider as part of your building project. When hiring a contractor, the New York State Office of the Attorney General has a variety of tips and recommendations. Read Hiring Contractors »

Applications and Checklists

Starting a project that requires filing paperwork?

Many building projects require the filing of specific paperwork. Consult our list of commonly requested forms to find the paperwork that you need to get started with your project. 

Applications and Checklists »

Official Zoning Map

Where are the residential areas? Where can I locate my business?

The Official Town/Village of East Rochester Zoning Map details where the residential, commercial and industrial parts of town begin and end. View the zoning map »

Building Permit Information

When is a building permit required? How do I get a permit?

There are a number of building activities that require building permits. Building Permit applications must be accompanied by two sets of detailed construction drawings (may be required to be stamped by a NYS licensed Architect or Engineer). Digital plans required for residential and commercial construction (exceptions: pools, sheds, decks & fences), via e-mail or disc. Read more about permits »

Code Basics

Can I burn outdoors? Can I have a pool? Is there a curfew for minors? And other code basics.

Please help us preserve & improve the high quality of life we enjoy in East Rochester. Compliance with these and all Town/Village codes will help us as a community raise the level of awareness and expectation about code enforcement, and ultimately help us achieve the goal of community wide code compliance. Read more code basics »


Do you own a double?
Ever consider returning it to a single? A $1000 tax rebate deconversion incentive is available through the Town/Village to do just that! Click here for more information!

Zoning Map

Get In Touch

Town/Village of East Rochester
317 Main Street
East Rochester, New York 14445

: (585) 586-3553 | : (585) 419-8282

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About East Rochester

East Rochester was originally called Despatch because of its proximity to the railroad. The word came from the name of the first major company to locate here...

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