Northeast Quadrant Service Center

 John_McMahon_1_July 22, 2021

John McMahon, NSC Administrator

Welcome! We look forward to working with you to make the Northeast Quadrant a better place to live, work, play and raise a family. From Marketview Heights (our Focused Investment area) to the Group 14621 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 Northeast Rochester the best it can be.


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

2023 Northeast NSC Quad Team Meetings:

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

Quad Team meetings are bi-monthly.   Meeting times vary by date.  Meeting times are either 9:00 am or 5:30 pm at the Northeast NSC office.

Zoom Meeting ID: 333 374 2457     Passcode: 987019

February 15 at 5:30 pm April 19 at 9:00 am  
August 16 at 9:00 am October 24 at 5:30 pm December 13 at 9:00 am

 Northeast Quadrant Information


Business Permit Application Processing 

Bring  your initialized and completed hard copy application along with a check or money order fee payment  (non-refundable $25.00 application fee, payable to the "Rochester City Treasure") off to the  PERMIT OFFICE at CITY HALL, 30 Church St.,   Your Business Permit application will be reviewed for legal use compliance under the Zoning Code and the New York State Building Code.  If your proposed use is in compliance with these codes, your application will be forwarded to your local NSC Office for final review and completion.  For more details consult the new Business Permit process.    New City Hall Business Hours:  9 a.m.-5 p.m.

After obtaining New York State Building Code and Rochester Zoning Code approval and paying the non-refundable $25.00 application fee, take your approved and signed Business Permit application to your  local NSC Office.

You will need bring your:

  1. Government Photo identification (NYS Driver's / Non-driver's License or United States Passport) of all persons listed on your application. 
  2. Copies of any NYS Licenses (e.g. Barber, Beautician, Tattoo, Tobacco, Vapor Products, E-Cigarettes, etc.)
  3. NYS Certificate of Authority (NYS Resale Taxes)   


 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.  Allow two weeks for this "extended" process before receiving your new or renewal Business Permit.

Handicapped Permits will now be processed at your local neighborhood NSC Offices.   You may speak to a someone at the NSC Offices during NEW business hours 

Drop off your documents at the NSC Drop Box during normal business hours.   NSC Business Hours:  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Person to Person Meetings

  • Person to Person meetings are available BY APPOINTMENT ONLY at NSC Director's Office in City Hall, 30 Church St.
  • Person to Person meetings are available BY APPOINTMENT ONLY at each NSC Office via Phone Call or Zoom Meetings:  Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.


We look forward to serving you!

Northeast Quadrant
500 Norton St.
Rochester, NY 14621
John McMahon, Administrator
(585) 428-7660