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Planning & Zoning

Assistant Administrator/Zoning Director
Chip Stewart

The Village of Batavia has adopted a zoning resolution to define what type of properties can co-exist in a particular area to maintain the community's health and public safety.

The village's planning commission (and/or zoning board) helps create and optimize the structure of land development needs and land development standards.

The department oversees:

  • Building and Zoning Permits
  • Zoning Verification
  • Planning
  • Property Maintenance
  • Code Enforcement
  • Comprehensive Planning

Planning & Zoning and Economic Development Resources

Click here for OnLine Zoning Applications

Click here for Community Reinvestment Area Application
Click below to download hard copy documents / forms:

Code Enforcement

Failure to comply with the Village of Batavia Zoning Code can result in the issuance of a Non-Compliance Letter issued by the Zoning Administrator.

Failure to bring the property into compliance by the time specified in the letter could result in legal action.

Citations may be issued for violations such as:

  • overgrown yards or noxious weeds
  • failure to maintain property or structures
  • building a structure without a permit
  • presence of trash, debris, or other material in yard areas
  • storage of unlicensed / in-operable motor vehicles
Zoning Code Violations that result in legal action generally result in fines and court costs.

If you have received a letter regarding a zoning violation and need to discuss the violation(s) or need to make arrangements regarding the deadline to comply, contact Chip Stewart at 513-732-202 or

If you would like to report a possible Zoning Violation, please contact the Zoning Administrator at (513) 732-2020.  To report violations online: Report Zoning Violations

Additional Resources

Clermont County
State of Ohio