Submitting an Application

If not already completed, register the project with a member of the Zoning Staff in the Permit Office. The Zoning Staff will issue a denied Certificate of Zoning Compliance indicating an application to the board/commission is required.  

Email: zoning@cityofrochester.gov
Phone: (585) 428-7044
Address: Zoning Office
30 Church St. Rm. 125B
Rochester, NY 14614

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Applications are accepted by appointment only and will not be considered if they are incomplete. Contact the person listed on the first page of the application to submit the completed application with the supporting material. Staff will review the application and determine if it is complete.  

An application is complete if: All questions on the application have been fully answered and relevant materials have been attached.

An application is not complete if: One or more questions on the application have not been answered or if additional relevant materials need to be attached. Notice will be provided to the applicant identifying any needed changes.

Once the application is determined complete, the applicant will receive notice from Staff informing the applicant of the date, time, and location of the public hearing they are scheduled for.