City Planning & Buildings
Excellent Service & Sound Planning Principles
The Department of City Planning and Buildings is a unified, high-performance team that guides land use, zoning and preservation of historic structures, facilitates building permitting and construction inspection.
Through sound planning practices, the department ensures that our great city is enriched with vitality, thrives as an urban center and is a model to other cities nationwide. Read More
Charles C. Graves, III
Director Of Planning & Buildings
Charles C. Graves, III is the Director of the Department of Planning and Buildings for the City of Cincinnati. He oversees a staff that includes 75 staff persons in the Divisions of City Planning and Building & Inspections.
Major initiatives for the Department include developing a Comprehensive Plan for the City, developing form-based code zoning, and streamlining the permitting process. Read More
Contact Planning & Buildings
Important Contact Numbers & Addresses
Centennial Plaza Two
805 Central Ave, Seventh Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Buildings & Inspections
3300 Central Parkway
Cincinnati, Ohio 45225
Full List Of Contacts
- Plan Cincinnati Implementation Kick-Off
Join us as we start to put Plan Cincinnati into action!
- Madisonville Form-Based Code Zone Changes Public Meeting
Madisonville will hold a public meeting related to proposed Form-Based Code zone changes in their neighborhood.
- Brown Bag Informational Session
Marion Haynes, the City of Cincinnati's Zoning Hearing Examiner, will hold a Brown Bag Informational Session on the zoning hearing process and upcoming changes to the process.
- Cincinnati Form-Based Code Approved by City Council
The text amendment for the Cincinnati Form-Based Code has been approved by City Council.
- Cincinnati Form-Based Code to Livable Communities Committee
The final draft of the Cincinnati Form-Based Code has been approved by the City Planning Commission and has been scheduled before the Livable Communities Committee of City Council.
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