Zoning Commission


  • 6 p.m.
  • Generally the 3rd Tuesday of every month (please consult the Township calendar for exact dates)
  • Colerain Township Government Complex
    4200 Springdale Road
    Colerain Township Trustees’ Chamber
    Colerain Township, OH 45251

To apply online: Map Amendment Application

Purpose of the Zoning Commission

The Zoning Commission is a five member citizen Board appointed by the Board of Trustees. The Zoning Commission is charged with the responsibilities outlined in ORC 519 and more specifically defined in Article 3 of the Colerain Township Zoning Resolution.

The Commission hears requests for zoning amendments, development plans and amendments to development plans. The Commission may also initiate zoning map or text amendments. The Zoning Commission provides a recommendation to the Board of Trustees on Zoning Amendments, Final Development Plans, and Major Amendments to Preliminary or Final Development Plans. The decision of the Zoning Commission on Minor Amendments to Final Development Plans is, however, an administrative and final decision.

Types of Hearings:

  • Final Development Plans
  • Preliminary Development Plans
  • Informal Concept Reviews 
  • Major & Minor Modifications
  • Administrative Modifications 
  • Text Amendments


  • ZA2020-01: Text Amendment - Zone Text Amendment to Sections 7.2 and 7.3 regarding development standards in the R-2, R-3 and R-4 residential districts to conditionally permit viticulture and wineries in residential districts and a Zone Text Amendment to Section 16.2 to add definitions for viticulture and wineries.
  • ZA2020-02: Text Amendment - Zone Text Amendment to Sections 8.2 and 8.3 regarding development standards in the B-1 Neighborhood Business District districts to permit Mobile Food Service in the B-1 district; a Zone Text Amendment to Section 16.2 to add definition a for Mobile Food Service and to Section 2.11.1 to establish a zoning fee for Mobile Food Service businesses.
  • ZA2020-03: 10511 Pippin Road (Lake Gloria) - Zone Map Amendment - Zone Map Amendment from R-6 Urban Residential District to PD-R Planned Development Residential to develop 139 apartment units.