Loveland, Ohio – The Loveland City School District Board of Education is seeking a person to be appointed to the City of Loveland Planning and Zoning Commission. The successful candidate would serve as a City of Loveland Planning and Zoning Commission member, attend necessary meetings, and communicate with the Board of Education.

Those interested in serving must be a resident of the City of Loveland for at least one year before their appointment to the Commission. Candidates should submit a resume and a brief narrative explaining why they would like to serve.

Documents can be submitted via email to or delivered to the Board of Education offices during regular business hours. All documents should be received by noon on Wednesday, December 14, 2022.

Loveland Charter

There shall be a City Planning and Zoning Commission consisting of five (5) members.
One (1) member shall be a member of Council, to be selected by Council. One (1) member shall
be selected by the Board of Education who may or may not be a member of the Board. Council
shall select three (3) members who are not Council members. Members of the Commission shall
be residents of the City for at least one year prior to their appointment. If the Board of Education
and/or the Council shall fail in these appointed duties, for a period of forty-five (45) days, after a
vacancy occurs, the Mayor shall make such appointments. The terms of office of a Commission
member, who is also a member of Council shall be concurrent. The remaining four (4) members
shall be appointed to staggered and overlapping terms of three (3) years each. Any incumbents, as
of this Charter’s adoption, shall serve out their respective unexpired terms.
(Amended 11-6-01)

The Commission shall act as the City’s platting commission and shall provide for planning
and regulations covering the platting of all lands controlled by the City and may require an official
map of such territories to be made. The Commission shall carry out the City planning functions,
which includes preparing a master plan, to be updated a minimum of every ten (10) years, and
investigate, and make such reports and recommendations relating to planning and zoning, and the
physical development of the City; and shall have all the powers granted to and shall perform all
the duties imposed on planning commissions by Ohio law, and such other powers and duties as
established by Council by ordinance. Meetings of the Commission shall be held as needed but not
less than every two (2) months.
(Amended 11-6-01)

Loveland Code of Ordinances


   (a)    The Planning and Zoning Commission shall have the following responsibilities and powers as they relate to this Zoning Code:

      (1)   Initiate advisable official zoning, district map changes, or changes in the text of the Zoning Code where same will promote the best interest of the public in general through recommendation to the City Council.

      (2)    Review all proposed amendments to the text of this Zoning Code and the official zoning district map and make recommendations to the City Council.

      (3)    Review all Special Planning District applications and make recommendations to the City Council as provided in this Zoning Code.

      (4)   Review all conditional uses as identified in the respective zoning districts according to provisions and criteria stated in this Zoning Code.

      (5)   Carry on a continuous review of the effectiveness and appropriateness of this Zoning Code and recommend such changes or amendments as it feels would be appropriate.

      (6)   Review and act on site plans pursuant to Section 1111.09.

   (b)   The Planning and Zoning Commission shall also have the responsibilities as set forth in the City Charter.

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