Annual Report




The following is a summary of the activities of the Genesee County Department of Planning and its various boards and agencies for the year 2019.

Comprehensive Planning Process
Steering Committee and ten Focus Groups
Genesee Region Housing Initiatives Committee
County Planning Board
Housing Assistance and Information Directory
Water Resources Agency
G/FLRPC Planning Coordinating Committee (PCC)
Geographic Information System (GIS)
GGLDC Foreign-Trade Zone Advisory Board
EagleView (Pictometry)
Capital and Asset Acquisition Budget and Program
Web Mapping Application
Water System Hookup Administrative Review Committee
Sheriff’s E911 Address Maintenance
Ellicott Trail Steering Committee
Ag & Farmland Protection Board
Ag District #3 Review
Ag District Annual Enrollment Period
NYS Association of County Planning Directors
Chamber of Commerce Business Development Committee
Genesee County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)
County Parks Advisory Council
LeRoy Downtown & Waterfront Committee
G/FL Regional Planning Council
Water Quality Coordinating Committee (WQCC)
County Traffic Safety Board
STAMP Architectural Review Committee
Beertavia Steering Committee
Local Update of Census Addresses (LUCA) Program
Partners for Livable WNY
Census 2020 Complete Count Committee
American Planning Association (APA)
Census 2020 New Construction Program
Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU)
County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update
New York Green
FEMA Community Rating System (CRS)
Smart Growth Plan Triennial Review
Genesee-Finger Lakes Scenario Planning Tool Project
Access and Functional Needs Committee
Complete Streets and Universal Design Workshops


 The Planning Department continued to provide assistance to local planning, zoning, and legislative boards. The scope of this assistance ranged from providing information regarding the development and revision of various land use regulations to the preparation of amendments and GIS/mapping assistance. Planning staff sponsored zoning and land use training for the County Planning Board and all municipalities. Assistance with project reviews and/or zoning text and map amendments was provided to the local municipalities. Planning Staff also continued to assist various municipalities in the process of planning for the impacts of the proposed Western New York Science Technology and Advanced Manufacturing Park (WNY STAMP). Comprehensive Planning assistance was provided to the Village of Bergen, Towns of Darien and Bethany.


The Director of Planning supervises GLOW staff and continued to serve on the GLOW Region Solid Waste Management Committee and its Planning and Advisory Subcommittees.

Felipe A. Oltramari,  AICP CNUa 
Director of Planning