Southwest Quadrant Service Center

Welcome! We look forward to working with you to make the Southwest Quadrant a better place to live, work, play and raise a family. From Jefferson Avenue (our Focused Investment area) to the 19th Ward neighborhoods, your Quadrant Team and Service Center staff will work with our community partners to resolve quality of life issues, pave the way for appropriate housing and economic development, and help make Southwest Rochester the best it can be.


Please visit our neighborhood pages to learn more about our vibrant community: 

Southwest Quadrant Information

 2020 SW NSC Quad Team Meetings

Our Quadrant Team meets regularly with representatives from all of our neighborhoods.  Please contact the office for more information about how you can get involved.   

All Quad Team meetings are the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the Southwest NSC  office.

January 8    February 12   March 11 April 8
 May 13  June 10  July 8  August 12 
 September 10  October 14  November 11 December 9


Business Permits 

The Business Permit process starts with completing the new Business Permit form and paying the $25.00 Business Permit fee at 30 Church St,       Rochester, NY in the Permits Office.   Inform the staff at the Permit Office you want to open a business at your business address.   The Permit office will validate your business "use" is approved at your building location.  Next, bring the approved Business Permit form, your receipt, copies all business licenses, copies of owner's and all manager's state or government ID's or licenses to your business's local Neighborhood Service Center to complete the new Business Permit process.   

  If your business has a signed and approved Entertainment or Amusement License from the Rochester Police Department NO Business Permit is required.   If any of these licenses are "pending," a Business Permit is REQUIRED before opening your business.

  All Fire Department, building permits, and Code Enforcement building inspections must be completed at your site. before a business permit can be issued.

  Download a Business Permit Form 


 Look forward to serving you! 

Southwest Quadrant
923 Genesee St.
Rochester, NY 14611
James H. Demps III, Administrator
(585) 428-7630