Community Development

  • When is a permit required?
  • How do I apply for a permit?
  • Approved rentals list
  • Rental permit application & inspections
  • Apply online from anywhere
  • Review historic permits (coming soon)
  • Zoning Code & Permits
  • Zoning Maps

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, April 27 at 2:30 PM

HAPC Meeting

Wednesday, May 2 at 6:00 PM

Planning Commission Meeting

Tuesday, May 8 at 7:30 PM

SCRC Meeting

Friday, May 11 at 2:30 PM

ShareFest 2018

Wednesday, May 16 to Tuesday, May 22

BZA Meeting

Wednesday, May 16 at 6:30 PM


City of Oxford launches Online Permitting Center

Friday, April 20, 2018—The Community Development Department announces the launch of the Online Permitting Center, a modern, easy-to-use service that will allow you to apply for permits online... Read More

Helpful services for moving out or leaving Oxford

Wednesday, April 18, 2018—Time to say goodbye to Oxford? Or are you leaving temporarily? We have services to help ensure a safe and easy transition.UtilitiesTerminate your City of Oxford water,... Read More