The Planning Commission’s unified, high performance team of professional staff members and experienced Board Members promote well-planned growth that is supported by the principles of sustainable planning and zoning, economic vitality, environmental responsibility and social equity. The Planning Commission also serves as community advisors for land use planning practices and advocates for sound growth management. Because the Planning Commission is involved in a wide range of activities with a number of partners, it plays a very important coordinating role in community development issues and projects. The Planning Commission’s powers and duties per Ohio Revised Code include, but are not limited to, making studies, maps, plans, recommendations and reports concerning the physical, environmental, social, economic, and governmental characteristics, functions, services and other aspects of planning, in order to achieve compatibility throughout the County. The Planning Commission is also in charge of Subdivision Regulation Administration, Floodplain Administration, CDBG Fair Housing Administration, HUD HOME Program Administration, Community Housing Impact and Preservation (CHIP) Program Administration, CDBG Economic Development Program Administration, Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) Administration, Plats, Zoning and GIS activities.
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