The Fairport Office of Community and Economic Development (OCED) supports the continued growth of the Village of Fairport through community-enhancing development policies and actions that contribute to a vibrant and sustainable community.
Our innovative and collaborative organization is represented by our investments in village assets and a commitment to the future. Through our strategic vision, Fairport OCED supports the continued growth of the Village of Fairport into the most sought-after destination in Upstate New York region for residents, visitors, and businesses.
Planning, policies, and inducements that encourage new investments that support growth in property value and expand the tax base.
Supporting innovative solutions that create housing options for the whole community and address critical housing needs unmet by the market.
Spearheading strategic employment growth in the village with a focus on professional, technical, business services, the creative class, and more.
Continuing investment in placemaking, adaptive re-use of historical buildings, amenities, arts, and culture to offer opportunities for healthy, vibrant, diverse, and expressive lives.
Well positioned to build on our strengths and successes, OCED and our agencies have a focus on development policies, attainable housing, local employment and complete community development.
Since 1965, OCED and our agencies have partnered with the Village of Fairport, developers, and community stakeholders to provide catalytic support leading to business investment, improved quality of life, and new housing opportunities
As community members with varied backgrounds, our team and board members provide first-hand knowledge to support business owners, residents, visitors, and investors looking to join our community.
“This is a shining example of how the arts and the Erie Canal can come together to create vibrant public spaces. Fairport has long been a quintessential canal village and this installation will make it an even more compelling destination.”
“Fairport’s Office of Community and Economic Development supports local businesses and is dedicated to developing a Village business district that supports small business and the needs of the local community. OCED helps business owners cut through the red tape and navigate the complex process for new businesses looking to open or existing businesses looking to expand. It is like having an extra consultant on your team that will support you throughout the life cycle of your business.”
“The Village of Fairport is blessed with scenic Canal frontage, vibrant retail, food and beverage establishments, and a wonderfully charming community. They are also fortunate to have the Office of Community and Economic Development, which works tirelessly to champion development projects and capitalize on opportunities to optimize their downtown. Working with OCED on numerous projects within the Village has been undoubtedly one of the highlights of my professional career.”
“Fairport OCED supports the charming and thriving village of Fairport with engaged and creative leadership who are dedicated to working with businesses and the community on sustainable growth. Great people to work with!”