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Mission:

It is the mission of the Planning and Zoning Department to foster a livable community through thoughtful planning and creative and efficient use of resources and opportunities.  The Planning and Zoning Department achieves this mission through the following functions:

Long Range Planning: Planning and Zoning develops and maintains the City's Comprehensive Plan - a community-based vision, policy guide and action plan for future development and community improvement. This department also facilitates implementation of the plan by advising City leaders on development decisions, pursuing grant opportunities, and tracking implementation progress. Click here to learn more about X-Plan, the City's current Comprehensive Plan!

Data and Information Services: This department provides and manages data for the City including census and demographic information, building and development statistics and neighborhood information. These statistics are important information to investors such as current and prospective residents and businesses.

Development Services: Planning and Zoning oversees the zoning and subdivision permit, appeals and amendment review process for the City and coordinates closely with the City's Engineering, Maintenance and Fire Divisions, as well as the Greene County Department of Building Regulation. The City Planner and Code Enforcement Officer assist prospective applicants in preparing their submittals and ensures compliance with zoning and subdivision standards. The City Planner serves as an advisor to the Xenia Planning and Zoning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals and City Council with regard to development applications and policy decisions. 

Code Enforcement: The Code Enforcement Officers enforce the City's Zoning and Property Maintenance Codes through proactive inspections, response to citizen complaints, and working with residents and/or property owners to address complaints. Click here to learn more about Code Enforcement.

Address:
City of Xenia Planning and Zoning Department
966 Towler Road
Xenia, Ohio 45385

Hours:
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday -Friday

Planning and Zoning Staff: 

Brian Forschner, AICP
City Planner
(937) 376-7285
Fax: (937) 372-8151
bforschner@ci.xenia.oh.us  

Jeff Ziegler
Code Enforcement Officer (Zoning)
(937) 376-7277
Fax: (937) 372-8151
jziegler@ci.xenia.oh.us 

Keith Koch
Code Enforcement Officer (Property Maintenance)
(937) 376-7287
Fax: (937) 372-8151
kkoch@ci.xenia.oh.us

Al Kuzma
Chief Building Official
Greene County Office of Building Regulations
(937) 562-7420
Fax: (937) 562-7425
akuzma@co.greene.oh.us