Building and Zoning Department Suspension of Services
Following the “Stay-at-Home or Shelter-in Place” order from Governor DeWine, effective at the end of business on Monday March 23, 2020 building and zoning permits and applications will be suspended. No applications will be accepted until further notice. Existing permits received prior to the end of business on Monday March 23, 2020 will be processed in the order they were received. It is anticipated that the suspension will last until April 6, 2020 and may be extended further. For questions regarding building permits and applications please call 513-707-1447 or email: [email protected]. For questions regarding zoning permits and applications, please call 513-707-1450 or email: [email protected].
Drive-up WIndow at City Hall is closed
In an effort to further reduce staffing at City Hall, effective immediately, the drive-up window at City Hall will be closed. Utility payments can be made online by Clicking Here. The city will also continue to process utility payments through the mail and those deposited in the drop box at City Hall.
Thank you very much for your understanding and cooperation. We will continue to monitor the email [email protected] 24 hours a day to address any questions, concerns or needs that you may have.
David Kennedy, City Manager
Brush Pickup Temporarily Suspended
Due to the need to perform essential duties only, we are temporarily suspending our Spring Brush Pickup program. Brush already placed at the curb can remain. As soon as we are able, brush pickup will be reinstated.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
David Kennedy, City Manager
Council Meeting Cancelled
How to stay informed
We are strongly encouraging the public to sign up, via the City’s website, for newsflash, updates, alerts and announcements. Residents can do so by visiting:
https://www .lovelandoh.gov/MyAccount/ProfileCreate?dn=https://www .lovelandoh.gov&from= url&url=/. Once they create a username and password, they can select which information they want to subscribe to. The process is very easy and takes about 2 minutes.
On March 20 the City Manager also announced:
Other COVID-19 activities for the week included a review of budgeted capital improvement projects and equipment purchases that could be suspended. In total, 15 projects, totaling over $550,000 were suspended, until such time as the impact of the virus outbreak on the City’s finances can be fully evaluated.
The following is a summary of actions taken by City Staff to do our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
- Restricted water shut offs
- Closed all City buildings to public access
- Closed all public restrooms
- Canceled all committee meetings
- Allowed some City staff to work remotely
- Reduced City staffing in the Office
- Deferred/Continued all Mayor’s Court Cases until May 7.
- Maintained security and access into the City Water Plant
- Improved communication to our residents with the addition of a dedicated “Button” on our home page for important links and updates on the virus