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Planning & Economic Development



The City of Corning is a vibrant community which combines a small town feel with amenities often found in larger metropolitan areas.

    • Home to the World Headquarters of Corning Incorporated, a Fortune 500 company
    • Safe Neighborhoods and Affordable Housing
    • Located within a 2-hour drive of Rochester and Syracuse.
    • Regional Airport with direct flights to Detroit, Philadelphia, and Orlando
    • 20 minutes from Watkins Glen International Raceway
    • Public Schools with International Baccalaureate Program.
    • Community College with 4-Year Transfer Programs
    • Local Library, Hospital, and Museums


If you are looking to relocate or expand your business here in Corning, we can provide you with technical assistance.  The Planning & Economic Development Department provides assistance in a variety of areas

    • Project management services including coordination with federal, state and local agencies
    • Identifying available grants, loans and financing
    • Identifying commercial sites and buildings
    • Providing demographic and statistical data
    • Coordinating environmental reviews
    • Understanding compliance with zoning and code compliance.

If you are interested in undertaking a project in Corning, please call us.



Department Head:
Jennifer J. Miller, Planning & Economic Development Director

607-962-0340 ext. 1117

Department Hours:
M-F 8:00 am - 4:00 pm