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GOAirport (ROC)
GOApplications for Employment
GOBoard of Elections
GOAbsentee Voting
GOFederal Post Card Applications
GOSpecial Presidential Absentee Ballot
GOCommunications
GOFreedom of Information Law (FOIL)
GOCommunity Development
GOHome Improvement Program
GOCounty Clerk
GOPassport Renewal Application
GODepartment of Environmental Services (DES)
GOIndustrial Waste Control - Recreational Vehicle Discharge Permit
GOIndustrial Waste Control - Scavenger Waste Hauler Discharge Permit
GOIndustrial Waste Control - Sewer Use Permit Industrial Discharge Permit
GOIndustrial Waste Control - Short Term Permit
GOIndustrial Waste Control - Solids Disposal Permit
GOHuman Resources
GOApplication for veteran’s credit. VC-1
GOAuthorization for veteran’s disability record - VC-4.
GOEmployment/Civil Service Exam Application
GOParks
GOField Use Application
GOSpecial Use Permit
GOPlanning and Development
GOGreatRate & GreatRebate Applications
GOPublic Health
GOApplication for approval of backflow prevention devices.
GOApplication for approval of plans for public water supply improvement.
GOApplication for approval of sanitary facilities for realty subdivisions.
GOFood Safety - Application For a Permit To Operate a Food Service Establishment
GOFood Safety - Application For a Permit to Operate a Temporary Food Service Establishment
GOFood Safety - Application For a Permit to Operate a Temporary Food Service Establishment at a Seasonal Farmer's Market
GOFood Safety - Application For Approval Of Plans for a Food Service Establishment
GOFood Safety - Application For Food Worker Certification Registry-Reciprocity
GOFood Safety - Application For Food Worker Recertification
GOFood Worker Certification - Application For Food Worker Cert Training Course Level-1
GOFood Worker Certification - Application For Food Worker Cert Training Course Level-2
GONYS DEC application for approval of plans for a wastewater disposal system.
GOSewer system checklist.
GOTransportation
GOAnnual Permit - 6905P
GOApplication for Special Hauling Permit
GOHighway Permit 136
GOHighway Permit Notification of Non-Permitted Work - 136.
GOPermit 239-F
GOSpecial Conditions for 136 Permit — Includes checklist and field report.
GOAbsentee Voting
GOAnnual Permit - 6905P
GOApplication for approval of backflow prevention devices.
GOApplication for approval of plans for public water supply improvement.
GOApplication for approval of sanitary facilities for realty subdivisions.
GOApplication for Special Hauling Permit
GOApplication for veteran’s credit. VC-1
GOApplications for Employment
GOAuthorization for veteran’s disability record - VC-4.
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GOEmployment/Civil Service Exam Application
GOFederal Post Card Applications
GOField Use Application
GOFood Safety - Application For a Permit To Operate a Food Service Establishment
GOFood Safety - Application For a Permit to Operate a Temporary Food Service Establishment
GOFood Safety - Application For a Permit to Operate a Temporary Food Service Establishment at a Seasonal Farmer's Market
GOFood Safety - Application For Approval Of Plans for a Food Service Establishment
GOFood Safety - Application For Food Worker Certification Registry-Reciprocity
GOFood Safety - Application For Food Worker Recertification
GOFood Worker Certification - Application For Food Worker Cert Training Course Level-1
GOFood Worker Certification - Application For Food Worker Cert Training Course Level-2
GOFreedom of Information Law (FOIL)
GOGreatRate & GreatRebate Applications
GOHighway Permit 136
GOHighway Permit Notification of Non-Permitted Work - 136.
GOHome Improvement Program
GOIndustrial Waste Control - Recreational Vehicle Discharge Permit
GOIndustrial Waste Control - Scavenger Waste Hauler Discharge Permit
GOIndustrial Waste Control - Sewer Use Permit Industrial Discharge Permit
GOIndustrial Waste Control - Short Term Permit
GOIndustrial Waste Control - Solids Disposal Permit
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GONYS DEC application for approval of plans for a wastewater disposal system.
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GOPassport Renewal Application
GOPermit 239-F
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GOSewer system checklist.
GOSpecial Conditions for 136 Permit — Includes checklist and field report.
GOSpecial Presidential Absentee Ballot
GOSpecial Use Permit
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GOAbsentee Voting
GOAnnual Permit - 6905P
GOApplication for approval of backflow prevention devices.
GOApplication for approval of plans for public water supply improvement.
GOApplication for approval of sanitary facilities for realty subdivisions.
GOApplication for Special Hauling Permit
GOApplication for veteran’s credit. VC-1
GOApplications for Employment
GOAuthorization for veteran’s disability record - VC-4.
GOEmployment/Civil Service Exam Application
GOFederal Post Card Applications
GOField Use Application
GOFood Safety - Application For a Permit To Operate a Food Service Establishment
GOFood Safety - Application For a Permit to Operate a Temporary Food Service Establishment
GOFood Safety - Application For a Permit to Operate a Temporary Food Service Establishment at a Seasonal Farmer's Market
GOFood Safety - Application For Approval Of Plans for a Food Service Establishment
GOFood Safety - Application For Food Worker Certification Registry-Reciprocity
GOFood Safety - Application For Food Worker Recertification
GOFood Worker Certification - Application For Food Worker Cert Training Course Level-1
GOFood Worker Certification - Application For Food Worker Cert Training Course Level-2
GOFreedom of Information Law (FOIL)
GOGreatRate & GreatRebate Applications
GOHighway Permit 136
GOHighway Permit Notification of Non-Permitted Work - 136.
GOHome Improvement Program
GOIndustrial Waste Control - Recreational Vehicle Discharge Permit
GOIndustrial Waste Control - Scavenger Waste Hauler Discharge Permit
GOIndustrial Waste Control - Sewer Use Permit Industrial Discharge Permit
GOIndustrial Waste Control - Short Term Permit
GOIndustrial Waste Control - Solids Disposal Permit
GONYS DEC application for approval of plans for a wastewater disposal system.
GOPassport Renewal Application
GOPermit 239-F
GOSewer system checklist.
GOSpecial Conditions for 136 Permit — Includes checklist and field report.
GOSpecial Presidential Absentee Ballot
GOSpecial Use Permit

Absentee Voting

Regular Absentee Ballot Applications are available by calling the Monroe County Board of Elections at 585 753-1550 or you may download.
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Airport (ROC)

The Greater Rochester International Airport is a major commercial air facility in New York State. The county licenses the Airport’s facilities to the Monroe County Airport Authority (MCAA) which sublets land and terminal space to airlines, concessionaries and various other parties.
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Annual Permit - 6905P

6905P Annual Permit
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Application for approval of backflow prevention devices.

DOH-347 — Application for approval of backflow prevention devices.
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Application for approval of plans for public water supply improvement.

DOH 348 — Application for approval of plans for public water supply improvement.
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Application for approval of sanitary facilities for realty subdivisions.

SAN 72 — Application for approval of sanitary facilities for realty subdivisions.
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Application for Special Hauling Permit

Application for Special Hauling Permit
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Application for veteran’s credit. VC-1

VC-1 — Application for veteran’s credit.
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Applications for Employment

The Greater Rochester International Airport is owned and operated by Monroe County. Therefore, many county positions, job postings and civil service exam opportunities, can be found at the Monroe County Human Resources Department, Monroe County Office Building, 39 West Main Street, Room 200, Rochester, New York or by visiting our Human Resources Department.
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Authorization for veteran’s disability record - VC-4.

VC-4 — Authorization for veteran’s disability record.
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Board of Elections

The Board of Elections conducts all national, state, county, city and town elections in Monroe County. National elections now require compliance with the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). New York State Legislation identifies additional requirements and implementation procedures.
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Communications

The Department of Communications consolidates a number of county communications functions: Freedom of Information procedures, public information activities, emergency response, graphic coordination and special events planning. Communications is the center source of information on Monroe County operations for all of its customers in the general public, the media and within Monroe County government.
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Community Development

The Community Development Administration receives two grants from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) each year: the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) grant.
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County Clerk

The Monroe County Clerk is the County Registrar and Clerk of the Supreme and County Courts. The Clerk is responsible for filing, recording and storing official documents and acts as agent for state and federal governments for passports, pistol permits, sporting licenses and motor vehicle related transactions.
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Department of Environmental Services (DES)

The Department of Environmental Services manages a viable infrastructure to enhance the environment, to preserve natural resources and to protect the public health of our community. This is accomplished by effectively and efficiently using the waste disposal facilities under our charge, providing programs of environmental education and public awareness, evaluating and implementing new technologies.
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Employment/Civil Service Exam Application

Employment/Civil Service Exam Application
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Federal Post Card Applications

Federal Post Card Applications are available from your Voting Assistance Officer on base, or you can visit the U.S. Department of Defense Federal Voting Assistance Program online for forms and information.
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Field Use Application

You do not have permission for a field until a permit is issued to you. The permit only allows you and your organization to play—you may not give your permit to other users. We do not line fields or supply equipment for play. All parks are carry-in/carry-out. You must take your trash with you when you leave. Organized leagues need to attach insurance certificate indicating Monroe County as additionally insured.
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Food Safety - Application For a Permit To Operate a Food Service Establishment

Application For a Permit To Operate a Food Service Establishment.
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Food Safety - Application For a Permit to Operate a Temporary Food Service Establishment

Food Safety - Application For a Permit to Operate a Temporary Food Service Establishment.
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Food Safety - Application For a Permit to Operate a Temporary Food Service Establishment at a Seasonal Farmer's Market

Monroe County is now offering a temporary seasonal permit for use during local Farmer’s Markets. As per statute, temporary permits cannot exceed 14 consecutive days. Therefore, this permit is ONLY valid during Farmer’s Market days and hours. It does NOT include other functions that take place at that site, outside of market hours. The seasonal fee is $170.00 per booth for EACH Farmer’s Market site. Please use the Seasonal Farmer’s Market permit application.
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Food Safety - Application For Approval Of Plans for a Food Service Establishment

Food Safety - Application For Approval Of Plans for a Food Service Establishment.
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Food Safety - Application For Food Worker Certification Registry-Reciprocity

Reciprocity for Level-2 comparable training courses provided by trainers other than the Monroe County Department of Public Health may be granted if found acceptable by review. Training must have been within the past three years, have had a course length of at least six hours, have a testing component, and a certificate issued. If the criteria are met, the food worker is added to the Monroe County Registry and a three-year Monroe County Food Worker Certificate will be issued. The cost of reciprocity for a Level -2 is currently $20. Reciprocity for Level-1 Food Handler in Charge (Manager) certification courses (that are not expired), are accepted without cost. The course must be a nationally recognized manager level course.
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Food Safety - Application For Food Worker Recertification

The L-2 worker is notified approximately three months prior to expiration of their (three year) certificate. A re-certification class is offered that is approximately two hours in length. Course content includes new or updated information, a review of previous information from the original course and a testing component. Upon successful completion of the test, the certified food worker is reissued another certificate with a three year expiration date. The cost of re-certification is currently $40.
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Food Worker Certification - Application For Food Worker Cert Training Course Level-1

In June 2004, the Monroe County Department of Public Health expanded the mandated training requirements for Food Service workers within permitted facilities. We now require two levels of trained workers: Level-1 Food Handler in Charge and Level-2 Food Worker. Level-1 consists of 10 hours of total instruction (two 5-hour sessions). At the end of day two the certified manager exam is given, with up to two hours allowed.
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Food Worker Certification - Application For Food Worker Cert Training Course Level-2

In June 2004, the Monroe County Department of Public Health expanded the mandated training requirements for Food Service workers within permitted facilities. We now require two levels of trained workers: Level-1 Food Handler in Charge and Level-2 Food Worker. Level-2 consists of 6 hours of total instruction (two 3-hour sessions), with the exam time included at the end of day two.
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Freedom of Information Law (FOIL)

The Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) is codified in the Public Officers Law §§84-90. It applies to all units of state or municipal departments, board, bureau, division, commission, committee, public authority, public corporation, counsel, office or other governmental entity performing a governmental or proprietary function for the state or any one or more municipalities thereof, except the judiciary or the State Legislature.
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GreatRate & GreatRebate Applications

The GreatRate Interest Subsidy Program provides businesses with an interest subsidy due on a fixed rate loan or a capital lease used to purchase machinery or equipment, if the company meets its job creation requirement. The subsidy will be 3% or if the equipment is purchased locally, the subsidy will be 4%. (Rate cannot be subsidized below 1%.) The GreatRebate Program provides businesses with a rebate on equipment purchases of at least $50,000, if the company meets its job creation requirement. The rebate will be $4,000 or if the equipment is purchased locally, the rebate will be $5,000.
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Highway Permit 136

136 Highway Permit — Permit under section 136 Highway Law.
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Highway Permit Notification of Non-Permitted Work - 136.

136 Highway Permit Notification of Non-Permitted Work — Within the Monroe County right-of-way.
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Home Improvement Program

Thank you for expressing interest in Monroe County’s Home Improvement Program (HIP). Each year, through the use of federal funds, Monroe County is able to help income-eligible homeowners repair and revitalize their homes. Upon completion, please sign and date the application and return it to the attention of “Home Improvement Program,” at the address below. Applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis and need to be fully documented before projects can proceed. Monroe County welcomes your participation in the Home Improvement Program.
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Human Resources

The Department of Human Resources is responsible for the personnel function for Monroe County government as well as the civil service function for all local governmental units within the county, except for the City of Rochester. Additionally, the department administers county labor relations, employee safety, benefits, affirmative action and employee training and staff development, including Quality Management.
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Industrial Waste Control - Recreational Vehicle Discharge Permit

Recreational Vehicle Discharge Permit. The Industrial Waste Control Section is responsible for protecting the department’s employees, collection system, treatment plants, public and environment from harmful discharges to the sewer system. Protection is accomplished, in part, with wastewater discharge limits set by the United States Environmental Protection Agency through its Pretreatment Program and set by the County for additional pollutants of concern.
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Industrial Waste Control - Scavenger Waste Hauler Discharge Permit

Scavenger Waste Hauler Discharge Permit — Septic and Other Hauled Wastes. The Industrial Waste Control Section is responsible for protecting the department’s employees, collection system, treatment plants, public and environment from harmful discharges to the sewer system. Protection is accomplished, in part, with wastewater discharge limits set by the United States Environmental Protection Agency through its Pretreatment Program and set by the County for additional pollutants of concern.
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Industrial Waste Control - Sewer Use Permit Industrial Discharge Permit

Sewer Use Permit Industrial Discharge Permit. The Industrial Waste Control Section is responsible for protecting the department’s employees, collection system, treatment plants, public and environment from harmful discharges to the sewer system. Protection is accomplished, in part, with wastewater discharge limits set by the United States Environmental Protection Agency through its Pretreatment Program and set by the County for additional pollutants of concern.
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Industrial Waste Control - Short Term Permit

Short Term Permit — discharges lasting less than 6 months. Sewer Use Permit industrial discharge permit. The Industrial Waste Control Section is responsible for protecting the department’s employees, collection system, treatment plants, public and environment from harmful discharges to the sewer system. Protection is accomplished, in part, with wastewater discharge limits set by the United States Environmental Protection Agency through its Pretreatment Program and set by the County for additional pollutants of concern.
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Industrial Waste Control - Solids Disposal Permit

Solids Disposal Permit — municipal wastewater treatment plant solids, commercial pretreatment solids. The Industrial Waste Control Section is responsible for protecting the department’s employees, collection system, treatment plants, public and environment from harmful discharges to the sewer system. Protection is accomplished, in part, with wastewater discharge limits set by the United States Environmental Protection Agency through its Pretreatment Program and set by the County for additional pollutants of concern.
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NYS DEC application for approval of plans for a wastewater disposal system.

BSP-5 — NYS DEC application for approval of plans for a wastewater disposal system.
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Parks

Parks in Monroe County were established in 1888 with the creation of the Rochester Parks Commission and the dedication of Highland Park. In 1926, the county began to assume direct responsibility for the management of local parklands, and today the Parks Department operates 20 parks totaling more than 11,200 acres. Almost all 20 county parks have picnic and hiking areas and most are equipped with sports facilities, shelters and lodges.
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Passport Renewal Application

Routine, priority or expedited passport applications may be obtained and processed at the Office of the Monroe County Clerk located in the County Office Building, 39 W. Main St., Room 101 (at the corner of West Main and Fitzhugh Streets in downtown Rochester), Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.  Application form and additional information via the link below.
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Permit 239-F

239-F Permit — Includes Building Consent Request, General Municipal Law.
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Planning and Development

The Planning and Development Department provides and coordinates a broad range of programs focusing on job retention and creation, employment and training services, land use planning and resource conservation as well as housing and neighborhood preservation.
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Public Health

The Department of Public Health provides a wide range of services designed to promote health and protect the public from disease and environmental hazards. Services focus on prevention of health problems through education, preventive services and enforcement of health codes and medical policies.
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Sewer system checklist.

SAN 65 — Sewer system checklist.
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Special Conditions for 136 Permit — Includes checklist and field report.

Special Conditions for 136 Permit — Includes checklist and field report.
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Special Presidential Absentee Ballot

Registered Monroe County voters who have moved to another jurisdiction after the last day to register are only allowed to vote for President. Special Presidential Absentee Ballot Applications are available by calling the Monroe County Board of Elections or as below.
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Special Use Permit

You do not have permission for a field until a permit is issued to you. All parks are carry-in/carry-out. You must take your trash with you when you leave. You need to attach a copy of the insurance certificate with Monroe County named as additionally insured for rides.
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Transportation

The Department of Transportation is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of approximately 1,494 lane miles of county highways, 178 bridges and 289 culverts. It is also responsible for the installation and maintenance of all traffic control devices on county highways and on the streets within the City of Rochester including 770 traffic signal devices, as well as the operation of the Colonel Patrick O'Rorke Bridge.
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