St. Lawrence County Planning Office

Our  Mission

Encouraging the appropriate use of our resources--our natural environment as well as our human and financial resources. Planning for constructive change in St. Lawrence County. Promoting improvement in government and the way in which it delivers services. Being a reliable and accurate source of information and technical assistance, primarily for the governments and the public of St. Lawrence county.

Provide research and support services to the County Board of Legislators and other departments. Provide staffing services for the County Planning Board and Environmental Management Council. Provide technical assistance to local governments, including preparing grant applications. Assist businesses, agencies and individuals with census and other data and information.

The Planning Office provides information, technical assistance and research on many issues and topics:

Adirondack issues Agriculture and agri-business Agricultural districts
Census data and maps Code enforcement Community development
Community development planning Economic development planning Environmental issues
Energy Floodzone Information Forestry and forest health
Geographic information system Grant writing Hazardous materials
Highway safety Housing   Housing planning
Industrial development support  Intergovernmental cooperation agreements Intergovernmental cooperation agreements
Local government technical assistance Local planning assistance Low-altitude military aviation training
Low-altitude military aviation training Nuisance complaint information and referrals Planning board training and technical assistance
Project reviews Recreation Rural life
Sewerage Solid waste Subdivision regulations
Tourism and recreation planning and development Water quality Water systems
Zoning boards of appeal training and technical assistance    


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The Official Web Site for St. Lawrence County Government
County Courthouse, 48 Court Street • Canton, New York 13617 - 1169
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