Facebook Twitter You Tube
City of Rochester

DES Commissioner's Office

What We Do

The Commissioner's Office is responsible for the overall direction and management of the Department of Environmental Services.

Bureau Organization

The Administrative Division is responsible for:

  • Policy development, human resource and fiscal administration, budget development and oversight 
  • Performance management, strategic planning, program management of large IT-related projects
  • DES website development and social media
  • Community relations 

The Division of Cemeteries is responsible for the operational and administrative direction of Mount Hope and Riverside Cemeteries.

The Division of Environmental Quality is responsible for environmental compliance and pollution prevention programs, brownfield investigation, cleanup and redevelopment, Port of Rochester redevelopment, and environmental planning services including brownfield area-wide planning, energy management and climate action planning, regional sustainability planning and harbor management planning.

Contact Us

Office of the Commissioner
City Hall
30 Church Street, Room 300B
Rochester, NY 14614
(585) 428-6855
Email the Commissioner 

      Division of Environmental Quality
City Hall
30 Church Street, Room 300B
Rochester, NY 14614
(585) 428-5978
Email the Manager of Environmental Quality   

Division of Cemeteries
Mount Hope Cemetery Contact Information
Riverside Cemetery Contact Information 


The City of Rochester, NY is an Equal Opportunity Employer. | Fair Housing | Terms of Use | Accessibility |  Privacy  | Security |  Contact Us |  Video Tour 

Translation by WorldLingo