Ontario County Highway

Municipal Office Information:
Address: 2962 County Road 48,
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Telephone: (585) 396-4000
Fax: (585) 396-4283

Stormwater Management Program Coordinator:
Timothy G. McElligott, P.E., Deputy Commissioner of Public Works 
Ph: (585) 396-4000 
Email: timothy.mcelligott@ontariocountyny.gov

Commissioner of Public Works:
William C. Wright
Ph: (585) 396-4000
Email: bill.wright@ontariocountyny.gov

Website: http://www.co.ontario.ny.us/98/Public-Works
County: Ontario
Population: (2019) – 109,777
Area: 663 Square Miles

Ontario County Department of Public Works is responsible for the operation and maintenance of 240 centerline-miles of roads, 1,100 culverts, 75 bridges, 1 regulated dam structure, 16 county buildings, 8 County parks, and 2 sanitary sewer districts, consisting of 103 pump stations, 91 miles of collection sewer, and 1 wastewater treatment plant. 

Stormwater Management Activities: 

  • Ontario County Department of Public Works maintains a website detailing their MS4 activities: http://www.co.ontario.ny.us/462/Stormwater-Management-Program

  • Stormwater Management Program Coordinator has made MS4 presentations to municipal boards.

  • Ontario County Highway Department has mapped all of its storm drain outfalls.

  • Highway Department reviews all Notices of Intent and Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans in accordance with Stormwater Phase II regulations.

  • Highway Department has engineers, two technicians, and two maintenance supervisors who all perform construction site and post construction inspections to ensure that contractors, builders, and developers are following proper procedures.

  • Highway Department regularly attends training sessions provided by the Ontario-Wayne Stormwater Coalition or at New York State training events to ensure they are current with Stormwater Phase II regulations.