Zone Change Application
What is a District Zone Change?
A District Zone Change is a change to the zoning classification of a parcel or parcels of land which
is reflected on the official Zoning Map for the Township.
How Do I Apply for a Zone Change?
Applications for a District Zone Change are made to Miami Township. A pre-application conference is highly recommended. Such a conference can identify potential issues that could arise during the zone change process. The property owner must sign the application and 18 copies of the application and all attachments must be submitted to the Township.
Does a Zone Change Request Require a Site Plan Review?
All requests for a zone change must also include a site plan review. All Zone Change requests must be for a specific use with a specific plan.
What must the Zone Change Application Include?
All Applications for a Zone Change must include the following:
- Completed application with justification for the proposed zoning district.
- A detailed site plan showing the location of all buildings, streets, drives, parking, landscaping, signs, and other project data; and all adjoining properties
- A list of all adjoining property owners. The list should be on mailing labels and four copies submitted.
What is the Zone Change Process?
A Zone Change request requires three public meetings. The process may take 3-6 months to complete depending on the complexity of the request.
- County Planning Commission - The first meeting is before the Clermont County Planning Commission. The Planning Commission meets the fourth Tuesday of each month. ThePlanning Commission makes a recommendation to Miami Township.
- Miami Township Zoning Commission - The second meeting is a public hearing before the Miami Township Rural Zoning Commission. The Zoning Commission meets the first Wednesday of each month. The Zoning Commission makes a recommendation to the Township Trustees.
- Miami Township Board of Trustees - The third meeting is public hearing before the Township Trustees. The Township Trustees take final action on the zone change request. These public hearing are set by the Trustees and will vary.