Personal tools
You are here: Home All Departments Planning Department

Planning Department

City Council sent Ordinance #8382, regarding historic preservation, to Planning Commission for a recommendation on November 17, 2014.  The ordinance will be on the Planning Commission agenda on December 3, 2014 and most likely set for a public hearing (with a presentation and public comments) on January 7, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.  City Council has scheduled a public hearing regarding the ordinance on January 20, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.

CLICK HERE to review the Ordinance and click on each Chapter of the proposed Design Guidelines for Historic and Architectural Preservation in the City of Bowling Green:
Chapter 1:  Introduction and Purpose of Design Guidelines
Chapter 2:  Bowling Green History and Its Architecture
Chapter 3:  General Rehabilitation Design Guidelines
Chapter 4:  Additions to Historic Properties and New Construction

The Future Land Use Section of the Comprehensive Plan was supported by a Resolution adopted by Council with a 7-0 vote on October 20, 2014.  The City appreciates the time and effort of the community with this process!

 

The plan can be read by CLICKING HERE.

 

Residents are reminded of the requirement to keep sidewalks clear of snow and ice, according to Section 98.06 of the Codified Ordinances.
Click on the link to view the City of Bowling Green's 2011 Exterior Housing Evaluation Survey.  A map of the neighborhood sections is accessible by clicking here.  The Wood County Health Department conducts this survey every 5 years.  Please call the Planning office at (419) 354-6218 or the Wood County Health Department at (419) 352-8402 for any concerns regarding sanitation or health-related issues for a structure or property (such as litter removal, unsafe structures, peeling paint, etc.).  Click here to review the health department complaint procedure

 

City 101 logo

The City Planning Department is charged with the responsibility of carrying out the City’s planning function including the preparation and updating of the City’s Comprehensive Master Plan.  The Department also administers some Ordinances implementing the adopted Plan.

 

These implementation mechanisms include The Access Management Policies and Guidelines, the Subdivision Regulations, and the Zoning Code.  Additionally, the Department has oversight of the contract with the Wood County Health Department for the Housing Code.

 

There are two (2) documents that pertain to all residents, both owners and renters, that you should familiarize yourself with.  They are the City Snow Removal Brochure and an informational letter regarding the posting of addresses on your home or apartment as well as places of business.  For helpful information regarding landlord/tenant rights and obligations refer to this link to the Ohio State Bar Association: www.ohiobar.org/ForPublic/Resources/LawFactsPamphlets/Pages/LawFactsPamphlet-11.aspx

 

The Department can be reached, by telephone, at 354-6218.  The e-mail address is bgplans@bgohio.org

 

DEPARTMENT STAFF

Heather Sayler

Lisa Evans

Jason Westgate

 

For information regarding Building Inspection:
www.wcbinspect.co.wood.oh.us or call 419.354.9190
For information regarding civil citations/fines:
www.bgcourt.org or call 419.352.5263
For information regarding underground utility location:
www.oups.org or call 1.800.362.2764
Document Actions