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Please visit the new Comprehensive Plan link on the left! The City is currently updating the Future Land Use Section of the Comprehensive Plan and will post periodic announcements as the process moves further along.  Continue to monitor the website for updates or call/email the Planning Department with questions or input.


Planning Commission has a public hearing scheduled for September 3, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at the Wood County Public Library.  Please click the "Comprehensive Plan Information" link on the left for the Draft Land Use Plan and for additional information.  
 

Thank you for attending the Community Open House and for filling out a survey and providing feedback.  You can click HERE or the link below to view the survey results:

http://czb.org/bowling-green-2/

Click HERE to read all survey comments.

 

Residents are reminded of the requirement to keep grass no higher than 8" and the yard clear of noxious weeds per Section 99.20 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

 

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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
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