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 announce public meetings as the process moves further along.
Per City Ordinances
(Section 98.03), it is the responsibility of property owners to
keep sidewalks free and clear of ice and snow. Concerns about
certain addresses can be provided to the Planning Department at (419)
354-6218. Click on this link for more information about
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
DEPARTMENT STAFFHeather Sayler
Lisa EvansJason Westgate
www.bgcourt.org or call 419.352.5263