During the winter months, property owners are reminded of their responsibility to keep sidewalks clear of snow and ice within 24 hours after the abatement of a storm, under Section 98.02 and 98.03 of the Codified Ordinances. Please click here for a brochure about snow removal. You can call the Planning Department with concerns about a specific address or location at (419) 354-6218.
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.
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 hepful information regarding landllord/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 firstname.lastname@example.org
PLANNING DEPARTMENT STAFF
Administrative Secretary, Lisa Kidd
Planning Director, Heather Sayler
Code Enforcement Officer, Jason Westgate
www.bgcourt.org or call 419.352.5263