Planning & Economic Development Response to COVID-19 Serge

Updated 1/3/2022

Beginning January 3, 2022 the Cayuga County Department of Planning and Economic Development operational hours will be 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.  We are asking members of the public to conduct business remotely. Please use email or phones for questions and correspondence.  Emailing is the most effective way to communicate during this time and our staff will respond to you as soon as possible. Please see the directory button to the right for email addresses or use the main planning email.


The Cayuga County Department of Planning and Economic Development deploys a multidisciplinary team of professional staff to assist local officials, groups, and individuals involved in activities aimed at retaining and enhancing the quality of life for current and future generations. Such activities include:

  • Facilitating the development of employment and business opportunities
  • Promoting the development of the optimum, balanced mix of land use types and intensities
  • Protecting agriculture and farmland
  • Protecting the natural environment
  • Revitalizing rural villages and hamlets
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