Mission Statement

The Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Development originates programs and activities aimed at improving the community, economy, and quality of life in Chautauqua County. The Department focuses on projects relating to Planning, Community Development, and Economic Development.

Planning & Community Development Initiatives

Planning and Community Development initiatives support the intelligent and responsible allocation of resources, the promotion of sound growth, the protection and enhancement of the environment, and the advancement of a high quality of life for all Chautauqua County residents.

Economic Development Initiatives

Economic development initiatives work to advance economic prosperity throughout Chautauqua County. The initiatives aim to improve economic conditions through a variety of activities to facilitate private investment, create and retain jobs, and increase the tax base.