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September 18, 2015
City Planning Fee Schedule

The Department of City Planning has a revised fee schedule effective July 1, 2015.

September 16, 2015
University Impact Area Solutions Study - Kick-Off Meeting

You’re invited to take part in a solution-based study about concerns regarding zoning, housing, parking, traffic, development, etc. in the area around the University of Cincinnati.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 beginning at 6:00 PM at the Niehoff Urban Studio (2728 Vine St.)

August 12, 2015
Neighborhood Summit Planning Survey

As we start the planning for next year, Invest In Neighborhoods is seeking community input for the 2016 Cincinnati Neighborhood Summit. Please click for more information and to find a link to take a 10-question survey to provide us with your needs, desires, and preferences for this important city-wide event.

July 1, 2015
Department of Planning & Buildings Reorganization

As of July 1, 2015, the Department of Planning & Buildings has split into the Department of City Planning and the Department of Buildings & Inspections.

June 30, 2015
City Planning Commission Meeting Information July 2015

The City Planning Commission will not have a meeting on Friday, July 3, 2015. The City Planning Commission will participate in a special retreat/training meeting on Monday, July 6, 2015. The next business meeting of the City Planning Commission will be on Friday, July 17, 2015.

June 22, 2015
EFFECTIVE 7/1/2015

Effective July 1, 2015, we will enact an across-the-board price increase on all building permit and associated fees.

May 14, 2015
May 18th Historic Conservation Board Meeting Cancelled

The regular meeting of the Historic Conservation Board on Monday, May 18, 2015 has been cancelled.

May 1, 2015
University Impact Area Study

This study will look at zoning, housing, fire, health, and parking codes as well as other solutions to the quality of life concerns in the area around the University of Cincinnati. Whether you are a property owner, a student, a business owner, or community organization, now is the time to come together to ensure a high quality of life for all that live, work, and play in the neighborhood. It is the goal that this study and proposed solutions will take approximately one year to complete.

If you are interested in getting involved in the study, sign up here:


April 9, 2015
Public Staff Conference Thursday, April 23, 2015

A public staff conference will be held to discuss a report and recommendation on text amendments to the City’s zoning codes to reflect changes to the administrative code effective July 1, 2015, which changes redistribute duties and responsibilities among the new Department of Buildings and Inspections, the Department of City Planning, and the Law Department in relation to the City’s zoning codes.

February 5, 2015
The Lower Mill Creek Watershed Charrette, February 19th

An Interactive meeting where participants will work in small groups with watershed maps to discuss challenges and opportunities related to the Lower Mill Creek Watershed. All are welcome to attend!

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