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:
The board and commission meetings are public meetings - open to the public.
Meeting agendas are posted on the respective board pages and available via sign-up through this website's agenda system.  These postings and the posting of the board calendar serve as notice of public meeting.


The Planning Department also supports 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.