Planning Department

The Planning Department is responsible for guiding the development and redevelopment within the city. Planning Department services include:
  • Zoning review for new development, new construction, & new business
  • Review of proposals for rezoning and Conditional Uses
  • Preliminary and final subdivision plats
  • Planned Unit Developments
  • Lot splits & combinations
  • Historic District review
  • Zoning code amendments
  • Street and alley vacations
  • Street re-naming
  • Zoning review of temporary and permanent signage

Boards & Commissions


The Planning Department provides staff support to:
And other ad hoc boards or commissions as directed.


Zoning Ordinance


The latest Zoning Ordinance for the City of Hamilton containing information on:
Commercial Design Standards, Signage, Fencing, Landscaping,
as well as Permitted Uses, Conditional Uses, and Prohibited Uses can be found within this document.

City of Hamilton Zoning Ordinance - - - [Latest Revision: October 2018]

Please contact the Planning Department if you have any questions.