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Department of Development

Mission: To actively lead and collaborate with Butler County residents, businesses, 
local governments and other agencies to improve the physical, natural, workforce, and 
business climate in Butler County.

Building and Zoning Division Objectives:
1. We will promote safe building practices and provide a structure to carry-out our 
regulations in a courteous, customer-centered and cost-effective manner.

2. We will provide zoning and floodplain management regulations and procedures that 
protect and enhance the natural and built environment in a timely and equitable manner.

Community Development Division Objectives:
1. We will participate in programs offered by state and federal agencies that seek to 
promote community infrastructure, housing quality, affordability and eliminate blight.

2. We will partner with other agencies and governments to find innovative and cost 
effective ways to deliver services to our residents.

Economic Development Division Objectives: 
1. We will undertake activities which encourage attraction, expansion or retention of 
businesses in Butler County.

2. We will encourage programs and policies that promote an educated and well-trained 
workforce to compete for jobs in a global environment.

Planning Division Objectives: 
1. We will promote sound practices that ensure well designed long-range land use patterns
that promote a balance of preserving the natural environment and providing for new or 
redeveloped areas for residential, business and public uses.

2. We will assist citizens who serve on our boards and commissions by providing 
outstanding staff support, training and guidance to ensure they have the tools necessary 
to make sound decisions.

Organization Chart
2023 Annual Report

130 High Street
Hamilton, OH 45011