Community Development

  • When is a permit required?
  • How do I apply for a permit?
  • Approved rentals list
  • Rental permit application & inspections
  • Zoning Code & Permits
  • Zoning Maps
  • Watch recorded City Council, BZA, and Planning Commission Meetings

Our mission

The Community Development Department facilitates growth and development in Oxford by following standards to maintain neighborhoods and to support various boards and commissions in their decision-making processes. The department oversees:

The Community Development Department also provides staff support to the following Boards and Commissions:

And we are a part of the following collaborative efforts:

Contact and connect

Visit 101 East High Street, 2nd floor, Oxford, OH 45056.

Call 513-524-5204.

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Upcoming Meetings & Events

View a meeting or event for more information, including an agenda or minutes.

Looking for other Oxford events? Check out the Enjoy Oxford Calendar.

HAPC Meeting - Canceled

Wednesday, December 6 | 6:00pm

HAPC Work Session

Wednesday, December 6 | 6:00pm

SCRC Meeting

Friday, December 8 | 2:30pm

Planning Commission Meeting

Tuesday, December 12 | 7:30pm

HAC Meeting

Monday, December 18 | 7:00pm

BZA Meeting

Wednesday, December 20 | 6:30pm


New commercial building codes now in effect

Monday, November 6, 2017—The Ohio Board of Building Standards has adopted new codes for commercial, industrial, and multi-family dwellings, effective November 1, 2017. As of November 1, 2017 we... Read More

BZA meeting times changed to 6:30 PM

Monday, October 23, 2017—Effective Wednesday, November 1, Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) meetings will begin at 6:30 PM.

New residential rental smoke detector requirements for 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017—Smoke detectors save lives!The current Oxford Property Maintenance Code requires a photoelectric smoke detector in each bedroom and a photoelectric smoke detector... Read More