Community Development

  • When is a permit required?
  • How do I apply for a permit?
  • Zoning Code & Permits
  • Zoning Maps
  • Approved rentals list
  • Rental permit application & inspections
  • 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.

SCRC Meeting

Friday, September 29 | 2:30pm

HAPC Meeting

Wednesday, October 4 | 6:00pm

Planning Commission Meeting

Tuesday, October 10 | 7:30pm

HAC Meeting

Monday, October 16 | 7:00pm

BZA Meeting

Wednesday, October 18 | 7:30pm

SCRC Meeting

Friday, October 27 | 2:30pm


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

Review the 2017 HAPC Uptown Historic District inventory

Friday, August 4, 2017—All are welcome to review the recently completed draft inventory of all buildings in the Uptown Historic District (8.63 MB). This inventory was compiled by a committee... Read More