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by Blas Delgado, 27 February 2001
Municipal flags in Erie County:
Section 1.05 County seal.
a. The seal of the county of Erie shall be as follows: Within a circle with
cord border, an octagonal band shall contain the words "Seal of Erie County"
above, the words "State of New York" below, and fasces on the left and right.
The octagonal band shall frame a picture with curving shorelines, docks, boats,
railway, elevators and industry. Diagonally across the picture there shall be a
pennant with thirteen stars in upper left and five stripes extending to lower
right. To the left of the pennant shall be depicted urban buildings and trees;
to the right, a highway winding past rural settlements and farms to distant
hills with the sun at the horizon.
b. The following design is hereby adopted as the official and standard design of county seal:
c. Such seal shall be used for all authorized and requisite purposes.
Section 1.06 County flag. The flag of the county of Erie shall be rectangular in shape, fifty-two units wide by sixty-six units long. On a dark blue field fringed with gold, the county seal with a diameter of twenty units shall appear in shades of blue, green, gold, orange, red, gray and white. Above the seal, in gold letters six units high, the words
"County of Erie" shall appear in a curved line. Below the seal, in gold letters four units high, the words "State of New York" shall appear in a straight line. The distance between the seal and either line of lettering and between such lettering and the top or bottom edge of the flag respectively shall be five and one-half units measured vertically through
the center of the seal and flag.
Dov Gutterman, 13 June 2000