Nuisance Appeal Board

Meeting Times

Meetings are held the 2nd (Second) Thursday of every month at 3:30 P.M. in the City Council Chambers, 345 High Street - Hamilton, OH.


After hearing appeals made by property owners (or their legal representative) who have timely filed an appeal after having their property declared a Public Nuisance by the City of Hamilton Health Commissioner, the Nuisance Appeal Board renders a decision to either accept the Health Commissioners Nuisance Declaration, or accept the appeal with the conditions appellant has requested.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.  Minutes are available following approval.

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Contact Us

Kay Farrar, Health Commissioner
345 High Street, 3rd Floor
Hamilton, OH 45011
Phone: 513-785-7080
Fax: 513-785-7065

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Appeal Hearing

Appellant Must Appeal in Writing.

Within thirty (30) days after receipt of these notices, or within thirty (30) days after any other determination has been made by the Commissioner of Health, any addressee above may make a demand for an appeal hearing. A demand for an appeal hearing must be submitted, in writing to the Planning Director, 345 High Street, 3rd Floor, Suite 370, Hamilton OH 45011.

Request for An Appeal Hearing

The demand for an appeal hearing must:
  • Include the correct mailing address of the owner, lienholder, or person representing the owner or lienholder;
  • State the reason the demand for an appeal hearing is being made; and,
  • Be accompanied by an appeal fee in the amount of $100.00.  If the person demanding the appeal hearing cannot afford to pay the appeal fee, the demand for an appeal hearing must be submitted with a notarized affidavit of indigence.
The appeal hearing shall be held at the next regular meeting of the Nuisance Appeal Board following the Planning Director's receipt of the demand for an appeal hearing.

Nuisance Appeal Board Members

J. Scott Scrimizzi, City of Hamilton Safety Director - Chairperson
Chief Craig Bucheit, City of Hamilton Police Chief
Chief Mark Mercer, City of Hamilton Fire Chief
Lorie DiStaola, Neighborhood Housing Services of Hamilton - Representative
Myra Hargrove, Investment Property Owners Association of Butler County - Representative
Kym McCaughey, Hamilton Chamber of Commerce - Representative
Liz Hayden, Planning Director - Board Secretary