The Department of Environmental Services Records Room staff are responsible for the collection, maintenance, archiving and warehousing of over 50,000 documents, both on paper/mylar and in digital form.
The Records and Archives room maintains a complete collection of Record Drawings for nearly every construction job in the county, dating back to the 1870's. Most of these drawings are available for public viewing or purchase, and can also be copied and printed in a number of different formats. Many digital copies are also available and can be e-mailed or put on CD for a small fee.
Following are some of the types of documents for which we are responsible:
As-built drawings and sewer plans dating back to 1876
Greater Rochester International Airport plans
Sewage treatment plant plans
Monroe Community Hospital plans
Monroe Community College plans
Hall Of Justice plans
Right-of-Way mapping and survey information
Department of Transportation highway and bridge plans
Maps and plans of county parks and Seneca Park Zoo
Topographic and Land Use Maps
Hard-copies of aerial photography from the 1960s
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In addition to the physical and digital construction plans which are maintained in the Records and Archives room, there are also a significant number of Aerial Photographs and GIS Maps which can be custom ordered for nearly any project. All of the images maintained by the GIS Department were provided by Pictometry International
, a local Rochester Company which leads the industry in the aerial imagery market. These images allow the incorporation of actual photographic images, with information from GIS maps, creating "hybrid" maps which can be used for nearly any county project.
These hybrid maps consist of an image of the area of interest, overlayed with any significant information required. GIS data usually consists of street names, as well as various utility and/or parcel information.
We are happy to assist both local governments and the public with researching information.
The Records Room is located at:
50 West Main Street
We are open from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. (Monday through Friday).
For more information, contact the Records Room Staff at (585)753-7651 or by e-mail.