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2018

7/11/18 - Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Open Public Forum

Hamilton County Planning + Development, Floodplain Management Division, in conjunction with the Ohio Emergency Management Agency (OEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has applied for a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) Project under the major disaster declaration (FEMA4360-DR-OH).READ MORE...

Hamilton County is seeking property owners that have been repetitively flooded over the past several years including the most recent flooding which took place in February 2018 to attend an Open Public Forum. Interested property owners and/or citizens are invited to attend this meeting to discuss the project, ask questions and what steps are necessary to be part of the voluntary mitigation grant application.

The Open Public Forum will be held on Thursday, July 26, 2 pm at the Hamilton County Administration Building, Room 805B.

You can view the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Public Notice here  .


5/3/18 - Building Safety Month

Building Safety Month is a public awareness campaign celebrated by jurisdictions worldwide during the month of May for the past 38 years to help individuals, families and businesses understand what it takes to create safe and sustainable structures. READ MORE...

The campaign reinforces the need for the adoption of modern, regularly-updated building codes, a strong and efficient system of code enforcement and a well-trained, professional workforce to maintain the system. Click here for the official Building Safety Month website or view the weekly themes below.

Weekly Themes

Week 1: (May 1-5) Partnering with Code Officials to Build Stronger, Safer Communities

Week 2: (May 6-12) Advancing Resilient Communities Through Science & Technology

Week 3: (May 13-19) Protecting Communities from Disasters

Week 4: (May 20-26) Safeguarding Our Water

Week 5: (May 27-31) Improving Education & Training Standards for a Safer Tomorrow


3/19/18 - Commissioners approve resolution waiving Flood Repair Permit Fees

The Board of County Commissioners approved a resolution waiving building permit fees related to flood repairs for the recent flood event along the Ohio River and its tributaries.READ MORE...


 

2017

11/16/17 - Hamilton County Commissioners Award Funding

Hamilton County Planning + Development is pleased to announce that $900,000 of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds were awarded for five projects through the new Community and Economic Development Assistance Program (CEDAP).READ MORE...

You can view the official press release here.


10/12/17 - Hamilton County Helping Hand Opportunity

New funding allows nonprofits to expand their impact in Hamilton County.READ MORE...

You can view the official press release here.


7/21/17 - Hamilton County Awards Affordable Housing Grants

Four projects received funds from the HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME), and leveraged over 22 million in other private and public investment to produce 136 units of affordable housing.READ MORE...

You can view the official press release here.


5/18/17 - Village of Woodlawn Pedestrian Bridge Completion

The Village of Woodlawn hosts ribbon cutting event for their new pedestrian bridge. READ MORE...

The project serves as a connection to the business district, creates a walking path between Springfield Pike and civic space within the park, and the municipal building. The bridge also provides a safe route for the 71% of students at Woodlawn Elementary, who ride bikes and walk to and from school.

You can view the official press release here.


5/2/17 - Building Safety Month

Building Safety Month is a worldwide event sponsored by the International Code Council (ICC) to promote safe building practice through the building code process. READ MORE...

The campaign reinforces the need for adoption of modern, model building codes, a strong and efficient system of code enforcement and a well-trained, professional workforce to maintain the system. Click here for the official Building Safety Month website or view the weekly themes below.

Weekly Themes

Week 1: (May 1-7) Mentoring the Next Generation of Building Professionals

Week 2: (May 8-14) Building Design Solutions for All Ages

Week 3: (May 15-21) Manage the Damage - Preparing for Natural Disasters

Week 4: (May 22-28) Investing in Technology for Safety, Energy & Water Efficiency


4/24/17 - Renter Accessibility Program

The Renter Accessibility Program is still accepting applications to improve accessibility and ADA compliance. READ MORE...

As part of the National Week of Community Development, Hamilton County's Department of Planning + Development (HCPD) would like to highlight our Renter Accessibility Program that assists disabled renters in obtaining modifications to rental housing to improve accessibility.

Click here for the Press Release or click here for more information on Facebook.


4/17/17 - National Week of Community Development

The National Week of Community Development highlights county-wide projects that have used CDBG and HOME funds to improve our region. READ MORE...

Hamilton County’s Department of Planning + Development (HCPD) is celebrating projects county-wide that have made a positive impact to our economy as a result of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and the Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program.

For more information, view the Planning + Development Facebook post or read the Planning + Development National Week of Community Development Press Release.