Planning Commission

Board Calendar - Notice of Public Meetings Planning Commission 2019

  1. Board Calendar for the Planning Commission
  2. All meetings are open to the public.  This posting serves as notice of public meeting for the Planning Commission.  Posting of the meeting agenda through the city website also serves as notice of public meeting.

Current Applications to Planning Commission

July 11, 2019 (6:00 PM) - Special Meeting
- City Council Chambers (a.k.a. Commission Chambers)

1)  Reserves of Sterling Estates
Continuance from the June 20, 2019 Commission meeting.
1665 Millville Avenue; Proposal for new subdivision at Sterling Estates - Request Rezoning from R-1 to RPD, Final Planned Development Approval for Single-Family housing (26 lots proposed), and Preliminary Plat

Submitted Site Plans

Preliminary - Rules and Regulations, Reserves of Sterling
Preliminary - Housing Samples, Reserves of Sterling
Preliminary - Sample Images of Housing, Reserves of Sterling

[June 20, 2019 PC Meeting Agenda
(for reference)

Cases in progress:

1)  1255 Central Avenue - Car Wash, Conditional Use 
Car Wash re-opening proposal as a Conditional Use on property zoned B-2 (Community Business) - Automobile Washing Facilities (Car Wash)

Location | Plans and Application
- City Council, 1st Reading: June 12, 2019
- City Council, 2nd Reading: June 26, 2019

2)  South F Alley "B" -  Alley Vacation
Alley Vacation of a portion of South F Alley "B" adjacent to 577 Main Street - vacation/abandonment of right-of-way (Resolution of Intent to Vacate)

Location | Petition to Vacate | Vacation Map
- City Council, 1st Reading (Resolution): June 26, 2019

3)  Downtown Industrial Rezoning - IPD, EM-UPD
City-Initiated Rezoning / Zoning District Change of Properties from I-1 (Limited Industrial) and I-2 (Industrial) to IPD (Industrial Planned Development) and EM-UPD (Entertainment Mixed-Use Planned Development)

Note: There is no development or business proposed with this rezoning proposal.

- City Council, 1st Reading: June 26, 2019
- City Council, 2nd Reading: July 10, 2019

Map of Properties Proposed for Rezoning
List of Properties Proposed for Rezoning

References (City Zoning Ordinance):
IPD (Industrial Planned Development) - Zoning Ordinance
EM-UPD (Entertainment Mixed-Use Planned Development) - Zoning Ordinance

Plan Hamilton - City Comprehensive Plan
[Website and Document]

Regular Meetings

  • 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month
    • 1:30 p.m. (First Thursday of every month)
    • 6:00 p.m. (Third Thursday of every month)
  • 2019 Planning Commission Meeting Calendar
  • City Council Chambers
    Municipal Building
    1st Floor
    345 High Street
    Hamilton, OH 45011
  • Meetings are Public Meetings, open to the public.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Planning Commission Forms
General Use Planning Application
Conditional Use Application  *NEW* - 2018-2019

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, Chairperson 
    Term Expires: December 31, 2019
  • Tom Alf, Hamilton City School Board Representative
    Term Expires: December 31, 2019
  • Patrick Moeller, Mayor
  • Joshua A. Smith, City Manager

  • David Belew
    Term Expires: December 31, 2021
  • Teri Horsley
    Term Expires: December 31, 2022
  • Michael J. Samoviski, Vice Chairperson
    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.