Department Directory

  • Infrastructure and Tech.


The Oswego County Airport is located in the Town of Volney, just northeast of the City of Fulton, and serves a population of more than 120,000 and national/international companies in and around the County of Oswego. Read More
  • Finance and Personnel


The Audit Department reviews/approves all vendor disbursement claims, reviews/interprets vendor/construction contracts, to ensure payments are made in accordance with original agreements and reviews/enhances County internal control structure. Read More
  • Government

Board of Elections

New York State Election Law mandates the structure of the board and its responsibilities and duties. Guidelines for procedures are provided by the rules and regulations defined by the New York State Board of Elections. Read More
  • Government

Clerk of the Legislature

Oswego County government is committed to visionary leadership that will enhance the quality of life for its people and businesses. Leadership shall promote open communication and accountability between government and residents. Read More
  • Finance and Personnel

County Administrator

The Administrator's Office oversees the daily operations of county government and county departments, including the annual budget. We work closely with the Legislature to develop county policies and local laws.  Read More
  • Government

County Clerk

The office of County Clerk is of vital importance to every citizen. This web site will acquaint you with the services offered and functions performed by the clerk's office, including records, motor vehicles, statistics, or history. Read More
  • Finance and Personnel

County Treasurer

Custodian of county funds and government finances. Maintains county tax maps and assessment records. Processes correction of errors. Conducts county tax-property auctions. Maintains county tax maps and assessment records. Read More
  • Public Safety

District Attorney

  • Prosecutes all levels of crimes
  • Coroner 
  • Drug Task Force
  • Services to Aid Families (SAF)
Office hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
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  • Public Safety


We exist to serve the community by answering emergency and non-emergency requests for police, fire and EMS. We coordinate the response of our 49+ emergency services user agencies and assist them in protecting life and preserving property.  Read More
  • Public Safety

Emergency Management

The function of the Oswego County Emergency Management Office is to provide for life safety, property and environmental protection from all natural and man-made hazards that may occur within Oswego County. Read More
  • Public Safety

Fire Coordinator

The Fire Coordinator's office conducts training programs in the different techniques of fire suppression for volunteer firefighters, career firefighters, and industrial fire brigades. The office also coordinates mutual aid services. Read More
  • Health

Health Department

The Oswego County Health Department works to promote wellness, prevent disease and protect all who live, work, play or learn in Oswego County to achieve a healthier community through leadership and collaboration. Read More
  • Infrastructure and Tech.

Highway Department

The Oswego County Highway Department is responsible for the maintenance and safety of 505 miles of County roads, 113 bridges, 4,000 culverts, 7,000 signs and 35 miles of guide railing throughout Oswego County.

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  • Economic Dev. / Planning

Housing Assistance

The objective of the rental assistance program is to provide income eligible participants (families and individuals that fall below the 50% of median income for their family size) with decent, safe and sanitary housing at an affordable cost. Read More
  • Finance and Personnel

Human Resources

The Oswego County Human Resources Department accepts applications for employment and/or civil service examinations for Oswego County. We administer employee benefit plans, labor relations and civil service regulations for county employees. Read More
  • Human Services

Office for the Aging

The Office for the Aging assists older residents maintain their independence in the community for as long as possible, in safety and with dignity, by providing direct and contracted services.

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  • Economic Dev. / Planning

Planning & Community Development

The Oswego County Department of Planning and Community Development coordinates activities in land use, comprehensive planning, environmental management, and community development. Read More
  • Public Safety

Probation Department

Probation is a service provider within the county's community corrections system. Probation personnel work to balance two major concerns: the behavior of the individual and the safety of the community. Read More
  • Economic Dev. / Planning

Public Information

We are the resource for news releases and public information for Oswego County government and departments. Read More
  • Finance and Personnel

Purchasing Department

Oswego County Purchasing has consolidated with Onondaga County Division of Purchase. Onondaga County Division of Purchase administers the purchasing functions and assists in the procurement process. 

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  • Government

Real Property Tax Service

The Office of Real Property is tasked with maintaining county tax maps, cadastral GIS data, and providing administrative services to local governments. This office performs no tax collection or enforcement.

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  • Public Safety

Sheriff's Department

The Oswego County Sheriff's Office is committed to providing for the peace and security of all residents and visitors in Oswego County. Read More
  • Human Services

Social Services

Our goal is to empower people to help them gain lasting self sufficiency. We're committed to:

  • Providing economic, medical and rehabilitative assistance.
  • Protecting the rights of those who are unable to protect themselves.
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  • Infrastructure and Tech.

Solid Waste

The Department of Solid Waste is responsible for providing recycling and solid waste services to residents, businesses and commercial waste haulers in the County. Read More
  • Economic Dev. / Planning

Tourism and Promotion

The Tourism and Public Information office is responsible for the promotion of Oswego County's assets, including outdoor recreation, history, fishing, festivals and more. Read More
  • Human Services

Veterans' Services

The Oswego County Veterans Service Agency provides assistance to veterans, dependents, and family members on veterans benefits.  Read More
  • Human Services

Youth Bureau/Parks & Recreation

The Oswego City-County Youth Bureau is jointly operated and funded by the County of Oswego and the City of Oswego

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