Cattaraugus County

Robert C. Wood Recipient of the 2011 Brooks Patterson Community Leadership Award


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The Sanitary Code of the Cattaraugus County Health District

The entire Sanitary Code of the Cattaraugus County Health District is below.  For a more printer friendly version, download a pdf copy here.

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2009 Annual Report for Economic Development, Planning and Tourism

2009 Annual Report for the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning & Tourism.

Right-to-Farm Law for Cattaraugus County

Cattaraugus County values agriculture as a vital and important component of the landscape and economy of the County.  In recognition of this, the County adopted a right-to-farm local law in 1995 to provide comprehensive right-to-farm protections for farmers and farm landowners.

A pdf file of the local law can be downloaded here. Read more

How often are free rabies clinics held?

One clinic is held in January in Little Valley.  Once clinic is held in May in Little Valley.  Three clinics are held in September (Markhams, Allegany and Franklinville).

See the Cattaraugus County Calendar for upcoming rabies clinics.

County Zoning Referrals

New York State General Municipal Law Sections 239-l, m, n, and nn requires municipal boards to refer certain development applications, proposed zoning changes, and comprehensive plans to the County Planning Board for review before taking final action. Read more

Planning and Community Development Services

The Cattaraugus County Planning Division provides countywide planning and community development services to the constituents of Cattaraugus County. These services include developing and implementing countywide plans and strategies for economic development, agricultural protection, tourism, transportation, and environmental protection.

Some of the projects the County Planning Division has been involved in recently are:

Planning for Cattaraugus County

Welcome to Cattaraugus County's Division of Planning website.


Cattaraugus County has one overarching goal and vision. It is to achieve a balance between urban and rural development trends, in order to protect Cattaraugus County for future generations:

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