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Planning & Development
About the Department of Planning & Development
Contact
Samuel L. Hill
City Planner

Cindy Poff
Permit Clerk

Bruce Bowerman
Code Enforcement Inspector

50 S. Broadway
Lebanon, OH  45036

Ph: (513) 228-3171
Ph: (513) 228-3170
Code Enforcement Ph: (513) 228-3157


Permit Counter Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Department of Planning and Development offers a variety of services to preserve and enhance the quality of life offered to those who live and work in our community. The department guides the physical development of Lebanon in a manner that promotes sustained growth and protects the historic character of the community.

Responsibilities
The department is responsible for the City’s current land use and development policies, long-range planning strategies, architectural preservation, and regulatory enforcement. It provides technical support to the City Council, the Planning Commission, and the Board of Zoning Appeals.

Land-Use and Planning Activities
The department's land-use and long-range planning activities include managing the orderly development and growth of the community by overseeing the implementation of the Lebanon Comprehensive Plan. The staff administers planning and zoning procedures, including development review, text and map amendments, subdivision plats, variance requests, and architectural review in the historic districts.

Additional Duties
Other integral duties include:
  • Assistance in capital improvement planning
  • Code enforcement
  • Demographic projections
  • Development of City analysis
  • Site inspections
  • Zoning administration