Planning Commission

Board Calendar

Click Here to access the Calendar of events for the City of Hamilton Planning Commission.  (The 2020 Meeting Calendar has been published as of December 10, 2019).

Notice of Public Hearing

All Planning Commission Meetings are open to the public. This posting serves as notice of public meeting Planning Commission Meetings in 2020. Posting of all meeting agendas on this webpage also serves as notice of public meeting for all Planning Commission meetings. 

Current Applications

January 16, 2020 - 6:00 P.M. [Agenda]
345 High Street, Council Chambers

Agenda Item #1:

Annual Action Plan
Annual Action Plan FY 2020-2021 (CDBG & HOME funds)

Agenda Item #2:
DeCoach - 3103 Dixie Hwy (Moderate PD)
Moderate PD Amendment for 3103 Dixie Hwy

Planning Commission Bylaws
Proposed Third Alternate Commissioner member

February 6, 2020 - 1:30 P.M. [Agenda TBD]
345 High Street, Council Chambers

Agenda Item:
1301 Grand Boulevard - Conditional Use, Multi-Family
Conditional Use request to allow Multi-Family with 1st Floor Business in a B-2 (Community Business) zoning district.

Agenda Item:
South Hamilton Crossing (SHX) - Vacate portions of rights-of-way of former streets
Request to vacate (abandon) rights-of-way pertaining to former streets at the South Hamilton Crossing Intersection (SHX at Grand Blvd and US Route 127)

Agenda Item:
South E Street Alley - Alley Vacation
Request to vacate (abandon) a portion of South E Street Alley at 410 Franklin Street.

Agenda Item: Tentative
Portion of Short Street Alley - Vacate & Rededicate
Request to vacate (abandon) and rededicate Short Street Alley as part of a redevelopment project at 1157 Central Avenue.

City Council - Public Hearing Items:

1570 Grand Blvd, Proposed Rezoning to IPD (Industrial Planned Development) YWCA
Request to Rezone 1570 Grand Blvd to IPD, for YWCA 
[Map of Proposed Rezoning: Here]
[Application, Plans: Here] | [Location: Here]

Result: Recommended for Approval

Public Hearing at City Council 01/15/2020

Meeting Infor


Planning Commission meetings are regularly held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month. The first meeting of the month is a day meeting which begins at 1:30 pm. The second meeting of the month is an evening meeting which begins at 6:00 pm. Special meeting times and dates will be scheduled as necessary.

All meetings are held in the Hamilton City Council Chambers located at 345 High Street in Hamilton Ohio 45011. 

Agendas & Minutes

Click Here to view the current and previous meeting agendas.

Planning Commission Forms

General Use Planning Application
Conditional Use Application  *NEW* - 2020

February 21st, 2019 (6:00 PM)
- City Council Chambers
[ Meeting Agenda 
February 21st, 2019 (6:00 PM)
- City Council Chambers
[ Meeting Agenda 

Contact Us

  1. 345 High Street, 3rd Floor
    Hamilton, OH 45011
    Phone: 513-785-7350
    Fax: 513-785-7359


  • Dale McAllister (Chair), Citizen Member 
    Term Expires: December 31, 2019
  • Mike Samoviski (Vice Chair), Citizen Member
    Term Expires: December 31, 2021
  • Patrick Moeller, Mayor
  • Joshua A. Smith, City Manager

  • Lisa Sandlin, Alternate Member #1
  • Larry Bowling, Alternate Member #2

  • Vacant, School Board Representative 
    Term Expires: N/A
  • Teri Horsley, Citizen Member 
    Term Expires: December 31, 2022
  • David Belew, Citizen Member
    Term Expires: December 31, 2021
  • Liz Hayden, Planning Director
    Commission Secretary


The Planning Commission is responsible for reviewing rezoning, planned unit developments, preliminary and final subdivision plats, street and alley vacations, street name changes, and then forwarding recommendations to the City Council for final action.

Commission Procedures

Read the Planning Commission Rules of Procedure (PDF) / Planning Commission By-Laws online.