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.

Also check out the Parks and Recreation Calendar and Enjoy Oxford Calendar.

SCRC Meeting

Friday, February 2 at 2:30 PM

HAPC Meeting

Wednesday, February 7 at 6:00 PM

Planning Commission Meeting

Tuesday, February 13 at 7:30 PM

SCRC Meeting

Friday, February 16 at 2:30 PM

Presidents Day - Offices Closed

Monday, February 19

BZA Meeting

Wednesday, February 21 at 6:30 PM


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